Jeanette Buckholz

Jeanette Marie Buckholz , RN, MSN

Jr Research Associate

Kettering Lab Complex


COM EH Epi Pinney Lab - 0056

Professional Summary

Coordinated the clinical and administrative aspects of the Fernald Medical Monitoring Program from 1999-2008 with over 8500 active participants. Collaborated with laboratory, radiology and other supportive services to meet clinical needs of program participants and oversaw the data collection, coding, and data entry for future research opportunities as defined by the Medical Monitoring Program. After closure of the clinical program, continue to work with Dr. Susan Pinney (Research Director for  the Fernald Community Cohort) to assist  researchers in conducting studies using the data and biospecimens collected over the 18 years of the  Fernald Medical Monitoring Program.


RN: Good Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing Cincinnati, Ohio, 1970

BSN: University of the State of New York Albany, New York, 1983

MSN: University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, Ohio, 1997

Positions and Work Experience

2009 -To Present Jr. Research Associate, Fernald Community Cohort, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

1999 -2009 Program Coordinator/Research Associate, Fernald Medical Monitoring Program, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

1996 -1999 Clinical Nurst Specialist , Trauma Service, University Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio

1992 -1996 Clinical Nurse III, Ortho/Neuro/PMR Clinic, University Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio

1986 -1992 Head Nurse, Center for Emergency Care, University Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio

1985 -1986 Clinical Nurse II, Pain Control Center, University Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio

1971 -1985 Staff Nurse/ Assistant Head Nurse, Center for Emergency Care, Univsersity Hospita, Cincinnati, Ohio

1970 -1971 RN Team Leader, General Surgical Unit, Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohi


Peer Reviewed Publications

Lu-Fritts, Pai-Yue; Kottyan, Leah C; James, Judith A; Xie, Changchung; Buckholz, Jeanette M; Pinney, Susan M; Harley, John B (2014. ) Association of systemic lupus erythematosus with uranium exposure in a community living near a uranium-processing plant: a nested case-control study.Arthritis & rheumatology (Hoboken, N.J.), , 66 (11 ) ,3105-12 More Information

Wones, Robert; Pinney, Susan M; Buckholz, Jeanette M; Deck-Tebbe, Colleen; Freyberg, Ronald; Pesce, Amadeo (2009. ) Medical monitoring: a beneficial remedy for residents living near an environmental hazard site.Journal of occupational and environmental medicine, , 51 (12 ) ,1374-83 More Information

Pinney, Susan M; Freyberg, Ronald W; Levine, Gail E; Brannen, Donald E; Mark, Lynn S; Nasuta, James M; Tebbe, Colleen D; Buckholz, Jeanette M; Wones, Robert (2003. ) Health effects in community residents near a uranium plant at Fernald, Ohio, USA. International journal of occupational medicine and environmental health, , 16 (2 ) ,139-53

Yaghjyan L, Mahoney MC, Succop P, Wones R, Buckholz J, Pinney SM (2012. ) Relationship between breast cancer risk facors and mammographic breast density in Fernald Community Cohort .British Journal of Cancer, , 106 (5 ) ,996-1003

Yaghjyan L, Pinney SM, Mahoney MC, Morton AR, Buckholz J, Samaratunga R (2011. ) Mammographic Breast Density Assessment: A Methods Study .Atlas Journal of Medical & Biological Sciences, , 1 (1 ) ,8-14

Martin AT, Pinney SM, Xie C, Herrick RL, Bai Y, Buckholz J, Martin VT (2017. ) Headache Disorders Maybe a Risk Factor for the Development of New Onset Hypothyroidism .Headache, , Jan; 57 (1 ) ,21-30

Honors and Awards

2010 Florence Nightingale Award University of Cincinnati, College of Nursing award for excellence in nursing practice

1995 Community Health Promotion Initiative Ohio Hospital Association. Received award for participation in a community educational program for HIV/AIDS and the deaf communities,

1994 Team Excellence Award University Hospital. Received award for participation in the development and implementation of a clinical pathway for joint replacement patients,

1992 Excellence in Clinical Practice Awards University Hospital. Received award in the "Leadership/Management Category"

Contact Information

Research - Kettering Lab Building, Room 210
Phone: 513-558-0487
Fax: 513-558-4240