Christine Colella

Christine L Colella , DNP, APRN-CNP, CS, RN, FAANP

Professor of Clinical

Professor and Executive Director of Graduate Programs

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Professional Summary

Christine Colella DNP, APRN-CNP, FAANP, Professor and Executeive Director of Graduate Programs at the University of Cincinnati, College of Nursing

Education

Certificate: Northern Kentucky University Highland Heights, KY, (Post-Masters Adult Nurse Practitioner)

MSN: University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH, (Nursing)

BSN: University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH, (Nursing)

RN Diploma: Quincy City Hospital School of Nursing Quincy, Massachusetts, (Nursing)

DNP, Doctorate in Nursing Practice: University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH, 04-20-2013

Research and Practice Interests

Health Promotion, health care disparity, access to care, nurse practitioner education

Positions and Work Experience

09-01-2009 -To Present Director, Nurse Practitioner Programs, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, OH

08-31-2004 -To Present Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, OH

2002 -To Present Director of Ambulatory Practitioner Program, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, OH

2009 -To Present Adult NP Primary Care Provider, Lincoln Heights Health Center, 1401 Steffen Rd. Cincinnati, OH

2006 -To Present NP Volunteer, Trinity Health Clinic, 317 Lake Street Lawrenceburg, IN 47025

2001 -2009 Independent Anesthesiologists P.S.C. Nurse Practitioner/Pre-admission testing, Privileges obtained: St. Elizabeth Hospital, Edgewood, KY

01-2001 -08-31-2004 Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, OH

09-2000 -2001 Visiting Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, OH

1998 -08-2000 Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, OH

1996 -1998 Staff Nurse, United Home Care, Cincinnati, OH

1995 -1997 Instructor of Clinical Nursing, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, OH

1994 -1995 Visiting Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing, Miami University - Hamilton Campus Department of Nursing, Hamilton, OH

1993 -1995 Instructor, Xavier University Department of Nursing, Cincinnati, OH (Part-Time)

1991 -1994 Clinical Nurse Specialist of Med/Surg Nursing, Deaconess Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

1989 -1991 Instructor, The Good Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing, Cincinnati, OH

1981 -1989 Staff/Charge Nurse General Med/Surg, Post-Anesthesia Care Unit/Critical Care, The Jewish Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

1979 -1981 Home Care Nurse General Surgery & Medicine R.N. Registry, Cincinnati, OH

1977 -1979 Senior Nurse G.U. Surgery & Transplant, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY

1975 -1977 Staff/Charge Nurse Plastics, ENT, General Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY

1973 -1975 Staff/Charge Nurse Gyn Oncology Surgery/Vascular Surgery, New England Medical Center, Boston, MA

08-15-2016 - Professor, Professor of Clinical Nursing, University of Cincinnati, College of Nursing

08-15-2017 - Executive Director of Graduate Programs, Graduate programs including all MSN, DNP and PhD programs, University of Cincinnati, College of Nursing

Research Support

Grant: #HRSA ANE Investigators:Colella, Beery, Ballman, Rota, Garritano 07-01-2013 -06-30-2016 HRSA “Developing Interactive Case Studies for Inter-professional Healthcare Education” Role:PI 875,000 Active Type:Grant

Investigators:Christine Colella, T. Beery, K. Ballman, M. Rota, N. Garritano 2011 -2012 Deans Research Award “Comparing Learning Outcomes between nurse practitioner students in a distance learning program using an interactive case study and those of on-site students interacting with standardized patients”. Role:PI 5000 Completed Type:Grant

Investigators:Laver and Colella 2005 Dean's Teaching Award “Personal Response System Technology: Incorporation into College of Nursing Pedagogy” Role:Co-Pi 5000.00 Type:Grant

Investigators:Laver, J. & Colella, C. 2004 The University of Cincinnati Academic Technology Planning Committee, Instructional Technology and Instructional Equipment (ITIE) Grant Personal Response System: Interactive Student Technology $13,878

Investigators:Joyce Fontana, Christine Colella 1997 Merk Pharmaceuticals , “The Effects of a Modified Form of T’ai Chi Exercise on Energy Perceptions of Persons with Heart Failure”. Role:Co-PI 2000.00 Completed Type:Grant

Investigators:Joyce Fontana, Christine Colella 1996 American Holistic Nurses Association “The Effects of a Modified Form of T’ai Chi Exercise on Energy Perceptions of Persons with Heart Failure” Role:Co-PI 2500.00 Completed Type:Grant

Investigators:Joyce Fontana, Christine Colella 1996 -1997 Dean's Research “The Effects of a Modified Form of T’ai Chi Exercise on Energy Perceptions of Persons with Heart Failure” Role:Co-PI 5000.00 Completed Type:Grant

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Lindsay Davis, Christine Colella, Kim Mullins (2021. ) Transition to practice for the new graduate NP: A checklist and guide to next steps. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice , , 11 (8 ) ,

Ballman, K., Carpenter, D., Colella, C., Lynch-Smith,D., Miley, H., & Johanson (2021. ) Is nurse practitioner the right career for you? .American Nurse Journal, ,

Amber Irwin, Christine Colella (2020. ) Use of standardized patients in mental health nursing. Journal of Mental Health and Addiction Nursing, , 4 (4 ) ,

Davis, Lindsay & Colella, Christine (2020. ) Use of role play simulation to improve nurse practitioner students’ case presentation: An innovative educational approach for the distance learner. .Nurse Educator, , 46 (2 ) ,

Ballman K., Carpenter, D,, Colella, C, Lynch-Smith, D., Miley, H., Johanseson, M (2020. ) Choosing the right NP education .American Nurse Journal, , digital ,

Lindsay Davis, Amy Fathman & Christine Colella (2019. ) An immersive clinical experience to create sustainable clinical learning opportunities for nurse practitioner students. .Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners., ,

Colella, Christine (2018. ) Mind to market: A cautionary tale. .Journal for Research and Practice in College Teaching, , 3 (1 ) ,1-9

Winterberg, A, Colella, C, Weber, K. & Varughese, A (2017. ) The Child Induction Behavioral Assessment tool: A tool to facilitate the electronic documentation of behavioral responses to anesthesia inductions .Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing, ,

Colella, C., Rota, M., & Beery, T. (2015. ) An Interprofessional approach to a Distant Learning Dilemma .Journal of Teaching and Learning with Technology, , 4 (1 ) ,64

Drew, T. & Colella, C. (2015. ) Acute multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy .ADVANCE for NPS & PAs, ,

Gregg, J.A., Gormley, D.K., Colella, C., & Perraud, S.Gregg, J.A., Gormley, D.K., Colella, C., & Perraud, S. (2015. ) Evaluating the use of social media to conduct clinical performance reviews of advanced practice nursing students. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, , 5 (10 ) ,86

Ruhlman, D., Otten, C., & Colella, C. (2014. ) Dermatomyostis .The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. , , 10 (9 ) ,674

Heikenfeld, J. & Colella, C. (2014. ) “Isotretinoin: Reconsidering management of acne vulgaris in primary care” .The Journal for Nurse Practitioners., , 10 (9 ) ,

Colella, C. & Beery, T. (2014. ) Teaching Differential Diagnosis to Nurse Practitioner Students in a Distance Program," .Journal of Nursing Education, , 53 (8 ) ,433

Gormley, D. K., Colella, C. & Shell, D (2011. ) Motivating online learners using ARCS motivational theory and distributed scaffolding .Nurse Educator , ,

Colella, C., Savage, C., Whitmer, K. (2010. ) Alcohol use in the elderly and risk for Wernicke Korsakoff’s. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners., , 6 (8 ) ,614

Colella, C., Laver, J. (2005. ) Brief Intervention: Setting the Stage for Changing Health Behaviors .The Nurse Practitioner: The American Journal of Primary Health Care, ,

Colella, C & Schweitzer, J. (2004. ) Freshman Success and the Challenge of Retention: A Preliminary Report .Journal of College Orientation and Transition, , 11 (2 ) ,

Colella, C. (2003. ) Failed Back Surgery Syndrome: What are the Options? .The Nurse Practitioner: The American Journal of Primary Health Care, , 28 (9 ) ,31 -43

Fontana, J.A., Colella, C., Baas, L., & Ghazi, F. (12-2000. ) A Pilot of T'ai Chi as an Intervention for Heart Failure .Nursing Clinics of North America, ,

Fontana, J.A., Colella, C., Wilson, B. & Baas, L. (2000. ) The Energy Costs of a Modified Form of T'ai Chi Exercise .Nursing Research, , 49 (2 ) ,

Fontana, J., Colella, C., Wilson, B., Baas, L. (1997. ) "The Estimation of the Metabolic Equivalent of a Modified Form of Tai Chi Exercise" presented at MNRSA .

Other Publications

Colella, C. (2003. ) Health Assessment for the RN. Audio-visual CD developed for continuing education.

Colella, C. & Martin, M. Content experts for E-vitro a web-based educational services company completing an undergraduate online course for Health Assessment .

Book Chapter

Christine Colella, Kelly Casler (2021 ) Fecal Occult Blood and multitarget stool DNA tests Laboratory Screening and Diagnostic Evaluation: An evidenc based approach for APRNs and PAs .Springer (Co-Author)

Christine Colella, Kelly Casler (2021 ) Clostridium difficile testing Laboratory Screening and Diagnostic Evaluation: An evidenc based approach for APRNs and PAs. Springer

Christine Colella, Kelly Casler (2021 ) Stool studies for infection Laboratory Screening and Diagnostic Evaluation: An evidenc based approach for APRNs and PAs. Springer

Christine Colella, Kelly Casler (2021 ) Helicobacter pylori tests Laboratory Screening and Diagnostic Evaluation: An evidenc based approach for APRNs and PAs. Springer

Christine Colella, Kelly Casler (2021 ) Celiac disease testing Laboratory Screening and Diagnostic Evaluation: An evidenc based approach for APRNs and PAs. Springer

Christine Colella (2020 ) Health Planning for Primary Care Settings Public Health Science in Nursing Practices .(pp. 377- -400).Philadelphia, FA Davis (Author)

Colella, Christine (2018 ) Health Planning for Primary Care Settings Public Health Science in Nursing Practices .(pp. 377 -378-400).Philadelphia, FA Davis

Colella, C. (2015 ) Health Planning for Primary Care Settings for Philadelphia FA Davis: Public Health Science in Nursing Practice edited by Savage, C., Kub, J., & Groves, S. (pp. 377- 400).Philadelphia, FA Davis

Colella, C. Contributing author: Robinson. (2002) Clinical decision making: a case study approach. (2nd edition) Philadelphia, Lippincott.

Colella, C. Contributing author with a chapter on "Understanding the ECG" for Mosby, 1999. Managing Major Diseases: Arrhythmias .

Colella, C. Contributing author (1994). Clinical Care Plans for Medical-Surgical Nursing, editor: Marlene Mayers New York, NY, McGraw-Hill, Inc.

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Colella, C. (06-02-2010. ) Sun Safety .presented for the United States EPA Health Awareness Week, EPA building Cincinnati, OH.

Colella, C. (10-2009. ) Breast Cancer Awareness .presented for the United States EPA, EPA Building Cincinnati, OH.

(03-2009. ) Physicians (MD and DO), Nurse Practitioners, and Physician's Assistants: What's the difference? What are the opportunities? .Central Region of the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (NAAHP), invited panel member,

Colella, C. (03-2007. ) Your history: It is all about you! .presented for the United States EPA Health Fair 2007, EPA Building Cincinnati, OH.

Colella, C. (02-07-2006. ) Discover Nursing at UC .presented for the "Discovering UC" course,

Colella, C. (01-20-2006. ) The Roles of the CNS .presented for American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC),

Colella, C. 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005 Guest lecture: Eye and Dermatological Problems in Adults .for the Adult Health graduate students,

Colella, C., & Laver, J. (10-13-2005. ) Touchpad technology: Bringing the classroom alive .presented at the International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning (ISTEL), Cocoa Beach, FL.

(09-08-2005. ) Medical-Surgical Nursing Review .presented for American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), Boston, MA.

(06-14-2005. ) Listening and learning: The heart and lung .AWHONN 2005 Convention, Salt Lake City, UT.

(02-11-2005. ) Nurse Practitioner education & practice .Tri-State Medical Staff Services meeting,

Colella, C., & Laver, J. (01-24-2005. ) Personal Response System Technology: Incorporation into College of Nursing Pedagogy .for College of Nursing Faculty Teaching/Scholarship Roundtable,

Colella, C., Ballman, K., Donaworth, S., Rota, M., & Sostok, M. (01-19-2016. ) “Target distance learners: Experiential learning with an interprofessional team”. .International Meeting On Simulation in HealthCare, San Diego, CA. Level:International

Colella, C. & Ballman, K. (11-21-2015. ) “But I am so far away! Meeting the Challenge of Creating Experiential Learning for Students at a Distance” .Annual Lilly Conference, Oxford, OH. Level:International

C. Colella (05-2015. ) “Mind to Market”. .Panel member at Research Week, Cincinnati, OH. Level:Regional

C. Colella (03-2015. ) “Providing Experiential Learning to Students in a Distance Program” .Ohio League of Nursing Annual Conference, Columbus, OH. Level:State

C. Colella and T. Beery (01-2015. ) “Experiential Learning” .Academy of Fellow of Teaching and Learning, Cincinnati, OH. Level:Regional

C. Colella and T. Beery (10-2014. ) “Providing Experiential Learning to Students in a Distance Program” .International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning., Quebec City, Canada. Level:International

C. Colella (04-05-2014. ) “Teaching the art of differential diagnosis at a distance: The use of an interactive case study” .National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty, Denver, CO. Level:National

C. Colella (10-13-2013. ) “Headache: Diagnosis and treatment” .Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses, Columbus, OH. Level:State

c. Colella (04-12-2013. ) “Comparing Learning Outcomes between Nurse Practitioner Students in a Distance Learning Program using an Interactive Case Study and those of On-site Students’ interaction with Standardized Patients” .American Association of Colleges of Nursing: Hot Topics , St. Louis, MO. Level:National

C. Colella (BAD DATE. ) “Building a Multi-level Care Coordination Team: Scope of Work, Credentials, and Best Practices” .Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative, Sharonville, OH. Level:Regional

C. Colella & D. Shell (10-2011. ) “Reducing the Distance in Distance Learning”. .international Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning., Milwaukee, WI.

C. Colella, K. Ballman, S. Donanworth (03-2016. ) Creating Experiential Learning Targeting Distance Learning Students Taking a Differential Diagnosis Course .Drexel University Transforming the Educational Landscape, Clearwater, FL. Level:National

C. Colella, K. Ballman, S. Donanworth (04-2016. ) Collaboration of interprofessional faculty with a multidisciplinary team to educate interprofessional students on campus and at a distance .National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty, Seattle, WA. Level:National

C. Colella & M. Rota (11-2013. ) AN INTERPROFESSIONAL APPROACH TO A DISTANT LEARNING DILEMMA .Annual Lilly Conference, Oxford, OH. Level:International

C Colella (03-29-2011. ) “Your Family History”. .Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH. Level:Local

C Colella (06-15-2011. ) “The Sun: Friend or Foe??”. .Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH. Level:Local

C. Colella (03-16-2016. ) Tips for ShadowHealth .webinar, Level:National

C. Colella (04-21-2016. ) AACN Excellence and Innovation in Teaching Award-Winning Presentations. webinar, Level:National

Colella, C (07-2016. ) “The role of team and technology”. .4th Annual ICON Technology Conference,, Cincinnati, OH. Level:National

Colella, C (11-2016. ) Promoting Collaborative Partnerships Across the University .Panel member on Education Research in Academic and Clinical Settings, University of Cincinnati, College of Nursing November 2, 2016.. Level:Local

Colella, C, S. Donawort (04-2017. ) “Use of simulation debriefing for the development of interprofessional competencies in medical and distance learning nurse practitioner students” .Global Nursing Education, Las Vegas, NV. Level:International

Colella, C, S. Donawort (04-2017. ) “Using scenarios that highlight interprofessional competencies, integrating onsite and distance learners into interprofessional student groups for simulation debriefing” .1st National Conference for Nurse Practitioners in Acute Care, Miami, FL. Level:National

Colella, C, S. Donawort (05-2017. ) “Integration of technology for simulation debriefing of onsite and distance learning interprofessional student groups” .”. 13th Annual Faculty Development Workshop, Lexington, KY. Level:National

Colella, Christine (04-20-2018. ) Engaging the Distant Learner using technology .podium presentation NONPF 44th annual conference, Indianapolis, IN.. Level:National

Colella, Christine (11-16-2017. ) “The role pf primary care in the opioid crisis” .National Webinar, Cincinnati, OH. Level:National

Colella, Christine (10-10-2017. ) Engaging the distant learner .3rd Annual Learning & Teaching Showcase, Cincinnati, OH. Level:National

Colella, Christine, panel member (09-18-2017. ) Nuts and bolts of chairing a DNP committee .INRS Educational Forum, Cincinnati, OH. Level:College

Colella, Christine (05-03-2019. ) Nurses Matter: Practicing at the Top of your License .UC Health Keynote, Cincinnati, Ohio. Level:Regional

Colella, Christine, Ballman, Kathleen (09-28-2018. ) . “Advancing Technological Teaching Strategies to enhance interprofessional APRN/DNP education and foster collaborative practice”. The Eleventh National Doctors of Nursing Practice Conference , Palm Springs, CA. Level:National

Colella, Christine, Panel memebr (07-17-2018. ) Misconceptions about students and technology .ICON Summer Institute, Cincinnati, Ohio. Level:National

Colella, Christine (04-20-2018. ) Engaging the Distant Learner using technology," .44th NONPF Conference, Indianapolis, IN. Level:National

Colella, Christine (10-05-2018. ) Lipid Management: Incorporating recent data .Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association, Cincinnati, Ohio. Level:Regional

Colella, Christine (05-13-2019. ) Skin Care .Radio show WMKV, Cincinnati, Ohio. Level:Regional

Colella, Christine (05-27-2020. ) “But I am so far away! Meeting the Challenge of Creating Experiential Learning for Students at a Distance”. .webinar, Level:International

Colella, Christine (01-23-2020. ) “Ways to engage the LGBTQ community”. .conference, Cincinnati, OH. Level:Local

Colella, Christine (08-22-2019. ) “ The NP role “ .conference, Cincinnati, OH. Level:Local

Christine Colella & Lindsay Davis (10-28-2020. ) The intersection of the assignment and technology: Engaging the learner to improve communication skill. .Excellence Online at UC Teaching Showcase. Center for Teaching and Learning, , Virtual. Level:Regional

Christine Colella (09-10-2020. ) Innovating Healthcare Education .Next/Now Campaign , Virtual. Level:Regional

Poster Presentations

(07-2010. ) Using ARCS Motivational Theory and Scaffolding to Develop Online Learners .poster presentation for Mosby's Emerging Technologies in Nurse Education, Boston, MA. .

(02-2009. ) From Capstone project to Published Author: Fostering Scholarly Growth .AACN 2009 Master's Education Conference: Change and Challenges in Master's Education in Nursing, Orlando, FL. .

(06-04-2009. ) How do you do that? .June 2007 presentation of an award winning poster @ Capstone Celebration,

Colella, C., & Laver, J. (04-2007. ) How do you do that? Practical and Inexpensive Teaching Tools for a Nursing Interventions Course .presented at the 33rd Annual meeting: National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty (NONPF), Denver, CO. .

Colella, C., & Laver, J. (04-21-2006. ) Teaching the Art of Brief Intervention .presented at the 32nd Annual Meeting: National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty (NONPF), Orlando, FL. .

Colella, C. (11-03-2005. ) Teaching the Art of Brief Intervention .presented at the Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses (OAAPN), Columbus, OH. .

Colella, C., & Laver, J. (04-2005. ) Brief Intervention: Setting the stage for health behavior change .presented at National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty (NONPF), Chicago, IL. .

Colella, C., & Laver, J. (04-2005. ) Touch Pad Technology: Bringing the NP Classroom Alive! .presented at National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty (NONPF), Chicago, IL. .

Colella, C., Sostok, M., & Donaworth, S. (01-19-2016. ) “Debriefing strategy to develop inter-professional competencies among local and distance health care learners. International Meeting On Simulation in HealthCare, San Diego, CA. . Professional Meeting. . Level:International

Ballman, K., Sostok, M., Colella, C., & Beery, T (01-17-2016. ) “Target distance learners: Experiential learning with an interprofessional team”. .International Meeting On Simulation in HealthCare, San Diego, CA. . Level:International

C. Colella (05-2015. ) “Comparing Learning Outcomes between Nurse Practitioner Students in a Distance Learning Program Using an Interactive Case Study and those of On-site Students’ Interaction with Standardized Patients” .Research Week, Uknivserdity of Cincinnati. . Level:Regional

C. Colella (03-29-2014. ) “Comparing Learning Outcomes between Nurse Practitioner Students in a Distance Learning Program using an Interactive Case Study and those of On-site Students’ interaction with Standardized Patients” .Nursing Research Society, St. Louis, MO. . Level:National

C.Colella (10-31-2013. ) “How do you do that? Practical and Inexpensive Teaching Tools for a Nursing Interventions Course.” .University of Cincinnati, AFTL Showcase, Cincinnati, OH. . Level:Regional

Gormley, D. & Colella, C. (02-2011. ) “Using ARCS Motivational Theory and Scaffolding to Develop Online Learners” .American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Scottsdale, AZ. . Level:National

Gormley, D. & Colella, C. (07-2010. ) “Using ARCS Motivational Theory and Scaffolding to Develop Online Learners” .Mosby's Emerging Technologies in Nurse Education, Boston, MA. . Level:National

Symposium

Colella, C (10-2003. ) Failed Back Surgery Syndrome .Cincinnati, OH.

Honors and Awards

Inducted into the Academy of Fellows for Teaching and Learning, 2008, University of Cincinnati

APEA Outstanding Poster Award from National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF) for poster How do you do that? Practical and Inexpensive Teaching Tools for a Nursing Interventions Course @ NONPF 33rd Annual meeting, Denver, CO, April 2007 in collaboration with Judy Laver

APEA Outstanding Poster Award from National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF) for poster Brief Interventions: setting the Stage for Change @ NONPF 31st Annual Meeting Chicago IL April 2005 in collaboration with Judy Laver.

Recipient of the 2004 Nurse Educator Award from Mt. St. Joseph College

Recipient of the Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching 5/00 presented by the University of Cincinnati College Of Nursing

Recipient of the Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching 5/98 presented by the University of Cincinnati College Of Nursing

Dean’s Teaching Award: “Personal Response System Technology: Incorporation into College of Nursing Pedagogy”. A collaborative effort with Judy Laver; $5000 award. January 2005

Laver, J., and Colella, C., (2004) recipient of an Instructional Technology and Instructional Equipment (ITIE) grant from The University of Cincinnati Academic Technology Planning Committee entitled: “Personal response system: Interactive Student Technology” Amount $13,878.00

Deans Award for Research (as co-investigator for Dr. Joyce Fontana) for proposal, “The Effects of a Modified Form of T’ai Chi Exercise on Energy Perceptions of Persons with Heart Failure”. Amount: $5,000.00)

Education Award, Merck Pharmaceuticals for video production to be used in research study, “The Effects of a Modified Form of T’ai Chi Exercise on Energy Perceptions of Persons with Heart Failure”. Amount: $2,000.00 for research as Co-Investigator with Dr. Joyce Fontana

Research Award, American Holistic Nurses Association, for proposal, “The Effects of a Modified Form of T’ai Chi Exercise on Energy Perceptions of Persons with Heart Failure”. Amount: $2,500.00 for research as Co-Investigator with Dr. Joyce Fontana

Recipient Rabinowitz Research Award, 1996 for proposal “An Estimation of Metabolic Equivalents of Modified T’ai Chi Exercise in Healthy Adults”. Amount: $2000.00 (as co-investigator for Dr. Joyce Fontana)

07-2015 AACN’s Excellence and Innovation in Teaching Award! National award for use of technology from the American Academy of Nursing Colleges Type:Recognition

04-2015 The College of Nursing 125th Anniversary Legacy Award Type:Recognition

04-2015 The University of Cincinnati Innovative Uses of Technology in Teaching Award University of Cincinnati award for using technology in an innovative way Type:Recognition

03-29-2014 Honorable Mention for DNP capstone poster awarded at the MNRS Conference in St. Louis MO

03-2014 The Rosalee Yeaworth Teaching Award awarded by the College of Nursing

04-2017 The University of Cincinnati Provost’s Outstanding Teaching Award Type:Recognition

Service

Search committee Distance Learning Director 2009 - present Type:University/College Service Level:College

Elected to Curriculum Council 2009-2011 Type:University/College Service Level:College

(Elected to Practice Council 2009-2011 ) Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:College

2/3 Enrollment Committee Task Force, Chair 2009

DNP Task Force 2007-present

Elected to ARPT Council 2007-2009

Elected to Curriculum Council 2005-2007

MSN Curriculum Task Force 2005-2007

Volunteer Nurse Practitioner Trinity Health Clinic 2007-present

Eucharistic Minister, St. Mary Parish, Hyde Park 1996-present

Education Commission, St. Mary Parish, Hyde Park 2003-2006

(Decanal Review ) Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:College 2015 -2016

(Faculty Governance ) Committee Chair Type:University/College Service Level:College 2015 -2017

(Wellness Committee ) Type:University/College Service Level:University 2015 -2018

(Wellness Committee ) Other Type:University/College Service Level:University

(Curriculum Committee ) Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:College 2013 -2015

(RPT committee ) Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:College 2012 -2014

(Academy of Teaching and Learning ) Secretary Type:University/College Service Level:University 2015 -2018

(Search Committee ) Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:College

Post Graduate Training and Education

2016 Doctoral Education Conference”. , American Association of Colleges of Nursing. January 21-23, 2016. 8.42 contact hours,

Nursing Responsibilities Under the Ohio Nurse Practice Act”, University of Cincinnati. May 16, 2015. 1.0 contact hours ,

Making the Case for NP Critical-Care Fellowships, University of Cincinnati, May 5, 2015. 1.0 contact hours ,

“implementing the 360 Course Evaluation: The Process from Start to Finish” , INRD Educational Forum, University of Cincinnati, April 6, 2015 1.5 contact hours ,

“There are No Children Here”. , University of Cincinnati, March 23, 2015, 2.0 ,

3rd Annual Essentials in primary Care Winter Conference”. , Continuing Education Company, INC. February 2-6 2015, 20 contact hours (9 Pharmacology). ,

Prescriber’s letter February, 2015, 1.2 Pharmacology hours ,

Prescriber’s letter, January, 2015. 1.2 Pharmacology hours,

How Can You laugh at that: Humor in Nursing:, OAAPN May 2014, 1.0 contact hours ,

Prescriber’s letter :April, 2014, 1.2 Pharmacology hours ,

: “Reaching New heights in NP Education”., NONPF 40th Annual Meeting: 2014. 12 contact hours ,

Preparing Distance Learning Students for Live Patient Encounters: The Clinical Skill Intensive Experience, INRS Educational Forum March 7, 2016 1.5 contact hours,

Crossing Boundaries in NP Education, NONPF 42nd Annual Meeting,10.5 Pharmacology contact hours awarded: 3 Sponsored by National Organization of Nurse Practioner Faculties,

16th Annual Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare, 4.25 hours awarded January 2016,

Special Considerations for Adults with congenital heart conditions: pregnancy, the elderly, and when to refer”, Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association March 19 2014, 1.5 contact hours ,

“Evidence-based instructional Technology”. , U.C. College of Nursing, February 17, 2014, 1.5 contact hours ,

Evidence-based practice for developing an education program” , U.C. College of Nursing, January 27, 2014, 1.5 contact hours ,

Professional Affiliation

2010: Expert Consultant RN Vince Lodici Esq. Crabbe, Brown, & James, LLP,

2009: Expert Consultant ANP Reminger, Attorneys at Law,

2009: Consultant as expert RN Stuart Tobin Esq.,

2008 -To Present: NP Healthcare Foundation reviewer for their clinical education offerings and evaluator for reviewing scholarship and award applications

2006: Outside Reviewer for the University of Kansas School of Nursing as per the request of the RPT committee Sarah Thompson, RN, PhD Associate Professor

2006: Developed a seminar: The Roles of the Advanced Practice Nurse for the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

2006: Reviewer for Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Kochar's Clinical Medicine for Students

2005: Reviewer for Lippincott Publishers: 8th Edition of Clinical Anatomy by Dr. Richard Snell

2005: University of Akron (with Judy Laver) Center for Nursing Akron, OH The role of Clinical faculty in an Academic setting

2004: Reviewer for 2 articles for American College of Nurse Practitioners (via FNP Associates) Treating the Common Cold and Frequent heartburn: An evidence-based Approach to Cost-effective management

2002: Reviewer for Prentice Hall Publishers: Pharmacology textbook by Youngkin, Sawlin, Kissinger, and Israel

2000: Consultant as Expert Witness Dinsmore & Shohl, Cincinnati, OH

1997 -2001: Consultant as Expert Witness Roetzel & Andress, Cincinnati, OH

1998: University of Arizona Health Sciences Center External reviewer in College of Nursing's promotion process for the Clinical Track Subcommittee Tucson, AZ

1995 -1997: Deaconess Hospital Clinical Consultant Developed, implemented and evaluated a Unit Educator Program, Developed format for student nurse internship program, and Completed Retrospective Chart Review for Nursing Care Assessment for top DRG Admissions Cincinnati, OH

1996: Consultant as Expert Witness Offutt, Elfert, Fisher, Duffield and Nord, Huntington, WV

2006 -2009: Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurse (OAAPN) Board member Southwest Region coordinator 2007 - 2009

1999 -2006: Tri-State Association o f Advanced Practice Nurses, became part of OAAPN 2006 Counselor at large 2001-2003 Treasurer 2002-2006

1981 -To Present: Sigma Theta Tau National Honor Society (Beta Iota Chapter) Secretary Nominee 1997 for Beta Iota Chapter Counselor 2001-2003 Research Committee member 2002-2010 Leadership Chair Finance chair

2003 -To Present: American College of Nurse Practitioners

1999 -To Present: American Academy of Nurse Practitioner

1995 -2008: National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists

1995 -To Present: Southwest Ohio Nurses Association Public Relations Committee 1996 Chair, Nominations Committee 1997 Convention Delegate Cincinnati 1997 Convention Delegate Columbus 1999 Board of Directors 1999-2001

2009: Adult NP Primary Care NP at Lincoln Heights Healthcare Center part of the HealthCare Connection a FQHC

2007 -2014: Trinity Health NP free clinic, volunteer

2001 -2009: Independent Anesthesiologists P.S.C. Nurse Practitioner/Pre-admission testing Privileges obtained: St. Elizabeth Hospital Edgewood KY

1995: University of Cincinnati Faculty

1996 -1998: United Home Care RN

1994 -1995: Visiting Assistant Professor of Nursing Miami University -- Hamilton Campus Department of Nursing

1991 -1994: Clinical Nurse Specialist of Med/Surg Nursing Deaconess Hospital Cincinnati, Ohio

1989 -1991: Instructor The Good Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing Cincinnati, Ohio

1981 -1989: Staff/Charge Nurse General Med./Surg, Post-Anesthesia Care Unit/Critical Care The Jewish Hospital

1979 -1981: Home Care Nurse General Surgery & Medicine R.N. Registry

1977 -1979: Senior Nurse G.U. Surgery & Transplant Montefiore Medical Center Bronx, New York

1975 -1977: Staff/Charge Nurse Plastics, ENT, General Surgery Montefiore Medical Center Bronx, New York

1973 -1975: Staff/Charge Nurse Gyn Oncology Surgery/Vascular Surgery New England Medical Center Boston, MA

2011: Expert Reviewer American Nurses Credentialing Center: Medical-Surgical Nursing: Review and Resource Manual 3rd edition

Courses Taught

Freshman Success 2000 - 2006

Health Assessment for Advanced Nursing Practice 2001-2017

Differential Diagnosis for Advanced Practice 2002 - 2017

Ambulatory Care Seminars 2001 - 2010

Interventions for Advanced Practice 2003 - 2010

Special Populations 2004-2008

Multiple Independent Studies

Multiple Capstone Committee Member/Chair

DNP project chair 2015 to present Level:Graduate

Contact Information

241 Procter Hall
Phone: 513-558-4662