Eniko Rak, PhD, CRC

Assistant Professor

Phone: (919) 843-5138
Email: eniko_rak@med.unc.edu

Education

  • BA, Babes-Bolai University
  • PhD, Rehabilitation Counselor Education, Michigan State University

Research Interests

Health literacy in relation to quality of life outcomes in mental health and employment in individuals with chronic illness & disability; international rehabilitation; professional identity development in graduate students

Courses Taught

  • CRMH Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disabilities
  • CRMH Marriage, Couple and Family Counseling in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Practice
  • CRMH Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Research and Program Evaluation

Publications

Levine, R.; Javalkar, K.; Nazareth, M.; Faldowski, R.; Ferris, M.; Cohen, S.; Ryan, J; Hooper SR & Rák, E. (2018). Disparities in Health Literacy and Healthcare Utilization in Adolescents and Young Adults with Chronic or End-Stage Kidney Disease. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 38(1), 57-61. DOI: https://proxy.qualtrics.com/proxy/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fdx.doi.org%2F10.1016%2Fj.pedn.2017.10.008&token=K4GPaFtngxrLz29Ula3YuXmr83V%2BOOAi%2Bgm0073k7ZY%3D (senior author)

Nazareth M; Hart L; Ferris, M; Rák, E; Hooper, S; van Tilburg, M AL. (2018). A Parental Report of Youth Transition Readiness: The Parent STARx Questionnaire (STARx-P) and Re-Evaluation of the STARx Child Report. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 38(1), 122-126. DOI: https://proxy.qualtrics.com/proxy/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fdoi.org%2F10.1016%2Fj.pedn.2017.08.033&token=AFyQtxmrKaga7Ki9Ql314lm7ZLx47LGH4PC3D5jeVOs%3D

Diaz-Gonzalez de Ferris, M.E.; Del Villar-Vilchis, M.; Guerrero, R.; Barajas-Valencia, V.M.; Vander Schaaf, E.B.; de Pomposo, A.; Medeiros, M.; Rak, E.; Cantu-Quintanilla, G.; Raina, R., & Alvarez-Elias, A.C. (2017). Self-management and Healthcare Transition among Adolescents and Young Adults with Chronic Kidney Disease: Medical and Psychosocial Considerations. Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease, Special Edition: Pediatric Issues in Nephrology. 24 (6), 405-409.

Javalkar, K., Rák, E., Phillips, A., Haberman, C., Ferris, M. E. & van Tilburg, M. (2017). Predictors of caregiver burden among mothers of children with chronic conditions. Children (Basel), 4(5), 39. DOI:10.3390/children4050039

Stollon N, Zhong Y, Ferris M, Bhansali S, Pitts B, Rák E, Kelly M, Kim S, van Tilburg MAL. (2017) Chronological age when health care transition skills are mastered in adolescents/young adults with inflammatory bowel disease. World Journal of Gastroenterology, vol 23(18): 3349-3355 DOI: https://proxy.qualtrics.com/proxy/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fdx.doi.org%2F10.3748%2Fwjg.v23.i18.3349&token=49OOLFYL83HY9qmG6%2BdZ0LW0u8xlF7oKCOHkW%2FWttP0%3D

Tripp, C., Rák, E., Burker, E. (2017). Integrative Treatments for Patients with Co-Occurring Chronic Pain and Opioid Use Disorder. VISTAS, Article 43. (senior author)

Eniko Rak