Nicole L. Nisly, MD

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Associate Chair for Diversity, Department of Internal Medicine
Director, Complementary and Alternative Medicine Service
Professor of Internal Medicine - General Internal Medicine

Contact Information

Primary Office: SE 603 GH
Iowa City, IA 52242
319-353-8583

Education

MD, Universidad Federal de Pernambuco Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil

Resident, Internal Medicine, Hospital Central do IASERJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Resident, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Fellow, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Licensure and Certifications

Iowa Medical License - Iowa Board of Medicine

Publications

Imborek, K. L., Nisly, N. L., Hesseltine, M. J., Grienke, J., Zikmund, T. A., Dreyer, N. R., Blau, J. L., Hightower, M., Humble, R. M. & Krasowski, M. D. (2017). Preferred Names, Preferred Pronouns, and Gender Identity in the Electronic Medical Record and Laboratory Information System: Is Pathology Ready?. Journal of pathology informatics, 8, 42. PMID: 29114436.

Spector, M. L., Fischer, M., Dawson, D. V., Holmes, D. C., Kummet, C., Nisly, N. L. & Baker, K. A. (2012). Complementary and alternative medicine usage by patients of a dental school clinic. Special care in dentistry : official publication of the American Association of Hospital Dentists, the Academy of Dentistry for the Handicapped, and the American Society for Geriatric Dentistry, 32(5), 177-83. PMID: 22943769.

Nisly, N. L., Gryzlak, B. M., Zimmerman, M. B. & Wallace, R. B. (2010). Dietary supplement polypharmacy: an unrecognized public health problem. Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine: eCAM, 7(1), 107-13. PMID: 18955288.

Tanaka, M. J., Gryzlak, B. M., Zimmerman, M. B., Nisly, N. L. & Wallace, R. B. (2008). Patterns of natural herb use by Asian and Pacific Islanders. Ethnicity & health, 13(2), 93-108. PMID: 18425709.

Wallace, R. B., Gryzlak, B. M., Zimmerman, M. B. & Nisly, N. L. (2008). Application of FDA adverse event report data to the surveillance of dietary botanical supplements. The Annals of pharmacotherapy, 42(5), 653-60. PMID: 18397972.

Bardia, A., Nisly, N. (2007). Herbal Medicine: Taken on Faith? Many People Don't consult Scientific Guidelines on Herbal Supplements. CBS News.

Bardia, A., Nisly, N. (2007). Majority of Herb Users Don't Follow Evidence-Based Indications, Researchers Find. Medical News Today.

Bardia, A., Nisly, N. (2007). Most Herbal Users Don't Follow guidelines: Study. CBS News.

Bardia, A., Nisly, N. (2007). Most herb consumers don't follow indications, reports Mayo Clinic. NUTRA USA Ingredients.

Wallace, R. B., Zimmerman, M. B., Nisly, N. & Gryzlak, B. M. (2007). Self medication with herbal therapies: Relation to mental health in American adults. Preventative Medicine.

Bardia, A., Nisly, N. (2007). Herbal Health. KTTC TV.

Bardia, A., Nisly, N. L., Zimmerman, M. B., Gryzlak, B. M. & Wallace, R. B. (2007). Use of herbs among adults based on evidence-based indications: findings from the National Health Interview Survey. Mayo Clinic proceedings. Mayo Clinic, 82(5), 561-6. PMID: 17493422.

Bardia, A., Nisly, N. (2007). Majority of Herb Users Don't Follow Evidence-Based Indications, Researchers Find. Medical News Today.

Bardia, A., Nisly, N. (2007). Herb enthusiasts often don't follow indications. CNN.

Gryzlak, B. M., Wallace, R. B., Zimmerman, M. B. & Nisly, N. L. (2007). National surveillance of herbal dietary supplement exposures: the poison control center experience. Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety, 16(9), 947-57. PMID: 17613175.

Nisly, N. L. (2007). UI Study: Herbs Often Taken for Wrong Conditions. The Cedar Rapids Gazette.

Ness, J., Cirillo, D. J., Weir, D. R., Nisly, N. L. & Wallace, R. B. (2005). Use of complementary medicine in older Americans: results from the Health and Retirement Study. The Gerontologist, 45(4), 516-24. PMID: 16051914.

Ness, J., Cirillo, D. J., Nisly, N., Weir, D. & Wallace, R. B. (2005). Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine: the Health and Retirement Study. Midwestern Conference on Healthcare in the Elderly.

Wallace, R. B., Cirillo, D. J., Ness, J. & Nisly, N. (2004). Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine: the Health and Retirement Study. Gerontological Society of America.

Ness, J., Nisly, N. (2004). Cracking the problem of back pain: is chiropractic the answer. Archives of internal medicine, 164(18), 1953-4. PMID: 15477427.

Nisly, N. L., Rosenbaum, M. (2004). Complementary and Alternative Medicine Elective: An Integrative Model. Society of General Internal Medicine.

Costanzo, E. S., Lutgendorf, S. K., Kohut, M. L., Nisly, N., Rozeboom, K., Spooner, S., Benda, J. & McElhaney, J. E. (2004). Mood and cytokine response to influenza virus in older adults. The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences, 59(12), 1328-33. PMID: 15699534.

Ness, J., Nisly, N. (2003). Polyherbacy. Aging Opportunities News, 1(7A), 198.

Ness, J., Johnson, D. & Nisly, N. (2003). "Polyherbacy": herbal supplements as a form of polypharmacy in older adults. Midwestern Conference on Healthcare in the Elderly.

Ness, J., Johnson, D. & Nisly, N. (2003). Polyherbacy: Herbal Supplements as a form of polypharmacy in older adults. Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences, 58A(5), 478.

Nisly, N. L., Ness, J. (2003). Polyherbacy. Aging Opportunities News, 1(7A), 198.

Cirillo, D. J., Wallace, R. B., Ness, J. & Nisly, N. (2003). Healthy Lifestyles and Preventative Services May Contribute to Confounding Biases in Observational Studies of Complementary and Alternative Medicine. University of Iowa College of Medicine.

Ness, J., Johnson, D. & Nisly, N. (2003). "Polyherbacy": herbal supplements as a form of polypharmacy in older adults. American Geriatrics Society.

Nisly, N. L. (2003). Role of DHEA in Modulation of Endothelial Function in Postmenopausal Women. General Clinical Research Center.

Ness, J., Johnson, D. & Nisly, N. (2003). "Polyherbacy": herbal supplements as a form of polypharmacy in older adults. The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences, 58(5), M478. PMID: 12730260.

Bardia, A., Nisly, N. L., Zimmerman, M. B., Gryzlak, B. M. & Wallace, R. B. (2002). Do adults consume herbal supplements based on their scientific merit. American Journal of Medicine.

Gerdner, L. A., Nisly, N. L. & Glick, R. M. (2002). Complementary and Alternative Medicine Modalities. In D. K. Weiner , K. Herr & T. E. Rudy (Eds.) Persistent Pain in Older Adults: an Interdisciplinary Guide for Treatment. pp. 241-74. Springer Publishing Company, Inc..

Costanzo, E. S., Lutgendorf, S. K., Kohut, M. L., Nisly, N., Rozeboom, K., Spooner, S., Benda, J. & McElhaney, J. E. (2002). Mood and cytokine response to influenza virus in older adults. Annual Meeting of the PsychoNeuroImmunology research Society.

Rosenbaum, M. E., Nisly, N. L., Ferguson, K. J. & Kligman, E. W. (2002). Academic physicians and complementary and alternative medicine: an institutional survey. American journal of medical quality: the official journal of the American College of Medical Quality, 17(1), 3-9. PMID: 11852675.

Costanzo, E. S., Lutgendorf, S. K., Kohut, M. L., Nisly, N., Rozeboom, K., Spooner, S., Benda, J. & McElhaney, J. E. (2002). Mood and cytokine response to influenza virus in older adults. Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine.

Nisly, N. L. (2001). Complementary and Alternative Medicine. In Women's Health Sourcebook. American Health Consultants, Inc..

Nisly, N. L., Klepser, T. B. (2000). Hypnosis for treatment of acute, malignancy-related, and chronic pain. Alternative Medicine Alert, 3(3), 30-34.

Klepser, T. B., Nisly, N. (2000). 5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) for Treatment of Depression. Alternative Medicine Alert, 3(11), 121-32.

Nisly, N. L. (2000). Mechanism and Safety. Alternative Therapy in Women's Health, 2(9), 65-7.

Klepser, T. B., Nisly, N. (2000). Turmeric (Curcuma longa) as an anti-inflammatory for arthritis. Alternative Medicine Alert, 3(4), 44-7.

Klepser, T. B., Nisly, N. (2000). Chondroitin for the treatment of osteoarthritis pain. Alternative Medicine Alert, 3(8), 85-9.

Nisly, N. L., Klepser, T. B. (1999). Phytoestrogens for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis. Alternative Medicine Alert, 2(12), 138-42.

Klepser, T. B., Nisly, N. (1999). Chaste tree berry for premenstrual syndrome. Alternative Medicine Alert, 2(6), 64-7.

Klepser, T. B., Nisly, N. (1999). Astragalus as adjunctive therapy in immunocompromised patients. Alternative Medicine Alert, 2(11), 125-8.

Klepser, T. B., Nisly, N. (1999). Yohimbine for the treatment of impotence. Alternative Medicine Alert, 2(7), 78-82.

Nisly, N. L. (1998). Influenza Vaccination.