Angela Clark

Angela Kate Clark , PhD, RN, MSN, CNE, FAAN

Professional Summary

Dr. Clark has a strong vision that “Every Life is Worth Saving.” Through her research and professional efforts, she continues to move this vision forward. Dr. Clark’s research has included the development of multiple educational interventions to support harm reduction efforts related to the opioid epidemic, reduce stigma against persons with substance use disorders, and increase knowledge and implementation of evidence-based best practices for substance abuse treatment – all in an effort to save lives and turn the tide on the epidemic.
 
Dr. Clark’s original iBooks include: CARRY Narcan©, Evidence Based Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders, Be-SAFE©, and STOMP out Opioid Diversion©. She has been a strong advocate for policy and practice change within nursing and across health care professions. Her work includes multiple resolutions to the Emergency Nurse’s Association and a “Call to Nurses” to lead the response to the opioid epidemic. Her iBooks have been shared with thousands of providers and members of the community and have been published by special interest groups such as the Emergency Nurses Association.
 
Dr. Clark is a dedicated member of the Board of Directors at a regional substance use disorder treatment facility and guides the center’s program planning committee. She is also a member of The Association for Multidisciplinary Education and Research in Substance Use and Addiction and is actively involved in their nursing cohort. At the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Clark is the Executive Director of the Undergraduate and Preclicensure Nursing Programs. She has completed externship experiences with the National Institutes for Health and Deborah Trautman, PhD, RN, FAAN, President and Chief Executive Officer at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. Dr. Clark is an Apple Distinguished Educator and has received the Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research Mentoring, Faculty to Faculty Mentoring and the E-learning Champion award at the University of Cincinnati.

Education

PhD: University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH, 2015 (Nursing Research)

MSN: University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN, 2007 (Nursing)

BSN: University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN, 2005 (Nursing)

Research and Practice Interests

While my main area of research interest is opioids and addiction treatment, I also have experience in nursing education, public health education, evidenced based opioid treatment, and research intervention fidelity.

Positions and Work Experience

05-2015 - Assistant Professor , University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

2012 -2015 Graduate Student Assistant, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

2011 -2013 Course Coordinator, Clinical Faculty, Galen College of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio

2009 -2011 Course Coordinator, Clinical Faculty, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

2007 -2009 Clinical Faculty, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

2007 -2009 Employee Health Coordinator, Staff R.N., Blount Memorial Hospital,

2006 -2007 Nurse Coordinator, Staff R.N., Blount Memorial Hospital,

2005 -2006 Clinical Staff Nurse, R.N., Fort Sanders Regional Hospital ,

Research Support

Investigators:Angela Clark, Co-PI Erin Winstanley, Co-PI Judith Feinberg, Co-PI 12-2014 -01-2016 The Durr Foundation Interprofessional Opioid Continuing Education Development Role:Co-PI 30,000 Completed Type:Grant

Investigators:Angela Clark, PI 04-2014 -08-2015 Sigma Theta Tau International A Phase Ia/Ib Feasibility Study on an Opioid Overdose Prevention Educational Intervention Role:PI 2,000 Type:Grant

Grant: #ANF 6107 Investigators:Clark, Angela; Rota, Matthew 09-01-2017 -08-31-2018 American Nurses Foundation A feasibility study of an iOs group-based opioid overdose educational intervention for emergency department nurses responding to opioid overdoses Role:PI $7,395.00 Active Level:Private Non-Profit

Grant: #G25RH32481 Investigators:Clark, Angela; Gerard, Daniel; Lanzillotta, Jennifer; Perazzo, Joseph; Turner-Bicknell, Tasha 09-30-2018 -09-29-2019 Health Resources and Services Administration Highland County CORPP: Collaborative Opioid Response Planning Project Role:Collaborator $200,000.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #1900748 / H79TI081684 Investigators:Acquavita, Shauna; Clark, Angela; Lanzillotta, Jennifer 12-31-2018 -09-29-2019 Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Training Program Role:PI $155,276.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #NIOSH Investigators:Clark, Angela; PI Grubb, Paula 2018 -2022 Internal NIOSH Perceived Risk of Injury to Public Safety Workers from Opioid Crisis Role:Collaborator Active Type:Grant

Grant: #CPIMP151094 Investigators:Clark, Angela; PI Glazer, Greer 2015 -2020 Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health Pathways for Emerging Healthcare Leaders Role:Collaborator Active Type:Grant

Investigators:Clark, A; Co-PI Gillespie, G; CO-I Lanzillotta, J 06-2018 -06-2019 Ohio Occupational Safety and Health Administration Role:Co-PI 250,000 Type:Grant

Grant: #T98HP33422 Investigators:Acquavita, Shauna; Brubaker, Michael; Clark, Angela 09-01-2019 -08-31-2022 Health Resources and Services Administration SAFE T 2019 - Opioid Workforce Expansion Program (OWEP) Role:Collaborator $1,349,807.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #GA1RH33550 Investigators:Clark, Angela; Lanzillotta, Jennifer; Perazzo, Joseph 09-01-2019 -08-31-2022 Health Resources and Services Administration Highland County Collaborative Opioid Response Implementation Project (CORE) Role:Collaborator $1,000,000.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #2019 STOMP Investigators:Clark, Angela; Gillespie, Gordon; Lambert, Joshua; Lanzillotta, Jennifer 06-01-2019 -05-31-2021 Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation General Electric Aviation Safe Treatment and Opioid Management (STOMP) Program Role:PI $135,684.85 Awarded Level:State of Ohio

2021 -2025 HRSA Cultivating Undergraduate Nursing Resilience and Equity (CURE): Role:Co-I 1,750,376 Active Type:Grant

Investigators:Brubaker, Acquavita, Clark 2019 -2025 HRSA Opioid Workforce Expansion Program: SAFE-T Role:Co-I 1,349,807 Active

Grant: #D1942043 Investigators:Clark, Angela; Fried, Eva; Glazer, Greer; Gray, Deborah; Green, Donna; Million, Kiana 07-01-2021 -06-30-2025 Health Resources and Services Administration Cultivating Undergraduate Nursing Resilience and Equity (CURE) Role:Collaborator 314077.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #U4E42429 Investigators:Clark, Angela; Green, Donna; Irwin, Amber; Rota, Matthew; Wagner, Robin; Werdman, Eileen 07-01-2021 -06-30-2023 Health Resources and Services Administration Appalachian Experiential Learning and Simulation Program (App-ELS) Role:PI 500000.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #H7N42566 Investigators:Clark, Angela; Lanzillotta, Jennifer; Stem, John 09-01-2021 -08-31-2024 Health Resources and Services Administration Psychostimulant Response Project in Highland County Role:Collaborator 500000.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #2PL2021 Investigators:Clark, Angela; Lee, Rebecca 11-01-2021 -10-31-2023 Ohio Board of Nursing Nurse Educator Track (NET) Program Role:Collaborator 198478.00 Hold Level:Ohio, State of

Grant: #4RN2021 Investigators:Clark, Angela; Green, Donna; Othman, Mohammad; Werdman, Eileen 11-01-2021 -10-31-2023 Ohio Board of Nursing DEU-Liaison: A sustainable model for prelicensure nursing program expansion Role:PI 197003.00 Hold Level:Ohio, State of

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Clark, A., Glazer, G., Edwards, C, Pryse, Y. (2017. ) Transforming Nursing Education with Apple Technology .Nurse Educator, , 42 (4 ) , More Information

Winstanley, E., Clark, A., Feinberg, J. (2015. ) Implementation of nasal naloxone across health-care settings: A case report from Ohio.Addiction Science & Clinical Practice, , 10 (A72 ) , More Information

Glazer; Clark; Bankston (2015. ) Legislative: From Policy to Practice: A Case for Holistic Review Diversifying the Nursing Workforce.Online journal of issues in nursing, , 20 (2 ) ,10 More Information

Clark, Angela (2014. ) Legislative: Responding to the Fatal Opioid Overdose Epidemic: A Call to Nurses.Online journal of issues in nursing, , 19 (3 ) ,10 More Information

Wilder, C., Winstanley, E., Brason, F. Clark, A. Galanter, M. and Walley, A. (2014. ) Development and Implementation of an Opioid Overdose Prevention Program within a Pre-existing Substance Use Disorders Treatment Center: A Clinical Case Discussion.Journal of Addiction Medicine, , More Information

Clark, A., Breitenstein, S., Martsolf, D., and Winstanley, E. (2016. ) Assessing Fidelity of a Community-Based Opioid Overdose Prevention Program: Modification of the Fidelity Checklist.Journal of Nursing Scholarship, , 48 (4 ) , More Information

Clark, Angela K; Wilder, Christine M; Winstanley, Erin L (2015. ) A systematic review of community opioid overdose prevention and naloxone distribution programs.Journal of addiction medicine, , 8 (3 ) ,153-63 More Information

Winstanley, Erin L; Clark, Angela; Wilder, Christine M (2015. ) Response to "Quality Assessment Errors and Study Misclassification Threaten Systematic Review Validity: Community Opioid Overdose Prevention and Naloxone Distribution Programs Review".Journal of addiction medicine, , 9 (6 ) ,503-4 More Information

Weber, J., Clark, A. (2016. ) Providing Veteran-Specific Healthcare.Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, , 21 (2 ) , More Information

Winstanley, E. L., Clark, A., Feinberg, J., & Wilder, C. M. (2016. ) Barriers to implementation of opioid overdose prevention programs in Ohio.Substance abuse, , 37 (1 ) ,42 More Information

Lanzillotta, J., Clark, A., Kalarchian, M., Starbuck, E. (2018. ) The Impact of Patient Characteristics and Post-Operative Opioid Exposure on Prolonged Post-Operative Opioid Use--An Integrative Review.Pain Management Nursing, , More Information

Clark, A., Winstanley, E. L., Martsolf, D. S., & Rosen, M. (2016. ) Implementation of an inpatient opioid overdose prevention program.Addictive Behaviors, , (53 ) ,141-145 More Information

Glazer, G., Clark, A., Bankston, K., Danek, J., Fair, M., & Michaels, J. (2016. ) Holistic admissions in nursing: We can do this.Journal of Professional Nursing, , 32 (4 ) ,306-313 More Information

Clark, A., Burnie, J., Johann, R., Baker, R., Hassert, C. (2018. ) Management of Opioid Overdose Victims Outside the Emergency Department: A Case Discussion.Journal of emergency nursing: JEN: official publication of the Emergency Department Nurses Association., , More Information

Burnie, J., Clark, A. (2018. ) Legislative: Opioid Abuse Risk Assessment in the Emergency Department: A Missed Opportunity for Prevention .OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, , 24 (1 ) ,

Lanzillotta, J., Clark, A., Christianson, A., Kalarchian, M. (2019. ) The Association of Prescription Opioid Exposure and Patient Factors with Prolonged Postoperative Opioid Use in Opioid Naive Patients .The AANA Journal, ,

Clark, Angela; Breitenstein, Susie; Martsolf, Donna S; Winstanley, Erin L (2016. ) Assessing Fidelity of a Community-Based Opioid Overdose Prevention Program: Modification of the Fidelity Checklist.Journal of nursing scholarship : an official publication of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, , 48 (4 ) ,371-7 More Information

Other Publications

Clark, A., Winstanley, E., Feinberg, J. The Development and Implementation of an Interprofessional Training on Opioid Misuse and Addiction for Health Care Professionals .

Book Chapter

Glazer, G., Alexandre, C., Clark, A. (2014 ) Chapter 74: TAKING ACTION, Anatomy of a Political Campaign. Policy and Politics in Nursing and Health Care, 7th ed.

Clark, A., Wilder, C., and Winstanley, E. (2014 ) Community opioid overdose prevention and naloxone distribution programs Principles of Addiction Medicine. 5th ed. Hagerstown, Maryland, Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Clark, A (04-2019. ) The Rippling Effects of the Opioid Epidemic .Invited speaker at UC Research Week Panel, University of Cincinnati. Cincinnati, Ohio.

Clark, A (03-2019. ) Medication Assisted Treatment and Recovery Housing .Invited Panel Presentation at the Center for Addiction Treatment, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Lanzillotta, J. and Clark, A (06-2019. ) Harm Reduction: Overdose Prevention and Response Programs .Podium Presentation at the Responding to the Rural Substance Abuse Crisis: Promoting Community Action and Tele-Behavioral Health Conference by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (HRSA), Rockville, Maryland . Level:National

Poster Presentations

Winstanley, E., Clark, A. (2014. ) Opioid Overdose Prevention in the United States .King's College, London, England. . Level:International

Winstanley, E., Clark, A. (2014. ) Risk Factors Associated with Opioid Overdose Among Patients Seeking Treatment for Opioid Dependence. The College on Problems of Drug Dependence, Puerto Rico. . Level:National

Clark, A., Winstanley, E. (2014. ) A Systematic Review of Opioid Overdose Prevention Programs .The College on Problems of Drug Dependence, Puerto Rico. . Level:National

Clark, A. Lee, R.C. (2013. ) Transitioning through family homelessness and the effect of substance abuse on social support systems .Midwest Nursing Research Society, Chicago, IL. . Level:Regional

Lee, R.C. Clark, A. (2013. ) “Lessons from God”: Appalachian mothers’ positive framing of family homelessness .Midwest Nursing Research Society, Chicago, IL. . Level:Regional

Lanzillotta, J; Clark, A; Kalarchian, M (05-2019. ) Prolonged Post-operative Opioid Use: Patient Characteristics & Prescribing Practices .Poster Presentation at Duquesne University School of Nursing 25th Anniversary Conference, Level:National

Lanzillotta, J; Clark, A; Kalarchian, M (04-2019. ) Prolonged Post-operative Opioid Use: Patient Characteristics & Prescribing Practices .the Future of Nursing Research: Economic Realities & Creative Solutions, Midwest Nursing Research Society. . Level:National

Colloquium

Clark, A. (10-2015). A Phase IA/IB Feasibility Study of an Opioid Overdose Prevention iBook Intervention . AHSR Annual Meeting, Marina Del Ray, California. Conference. Level:National

Clark, A. (11-2015). Durr Foundation Presentation . PDAAG, Reynoldsburg, OH. Professional Meeting. Level:State

Clark, A., Rosen, M. , (08-2015). Opioid Misuse and Interprofessional Response . Ohio Addiction Conference, Columbus, OH. Conference. Level:State

Winstanley, E., Wilder, C. Clark, A. (05-2013). Opioid Overdose Prevention Programs: Building Healthy Communities . The 5th Annual Appalachian Health Summit, Columbus, OH. Conference. Level:Regional

Clark, A., Winstanley, E., Wilder, C. Feinberg, J. (10-2015). Integrating Overdose Prevention Across Service Settings. Podium Presentation . AHSR Annual Meeting, Marina Del Ray, California. Conference.

Clark, A., Breitenstein, S., Martsolf, D. (03-2015). Enhancing Treatment Fidelity: A Systematic Approach to Modifying the Fidelity Checklist for Use in Behavioral Health Interventions . MNRS, Indianapolis, IN. Conference. Level:Regional

Clark, A., Breitenstein, S. (03-2015). Enhancing Treatment Fidelity: A Systematic Approach to Modifying the Fidelity Checklist for Use in Behavioral Health Interventions .Cincinnati, OH. Level:College

Clark, A. (02-2016). Responding to Opioid Addiction: A Call to the Healthcare Community . Southern Ohio Northern Kentucky (SONK) Annual Meeting, Sharonville, OH. Professional Meeting. Level:Regional

Clark, A. (06-2015). Durr Foundation Presentation for Interact for Health and PreventionFIRST! . Interact for Health, Cincinnati, OH. Professional Meeting. Level:Regional

Clark, A. (10-2015). Durr Foundation Presentation . Center for Addiction Treatment Board of Directors, Cincinnati, OH. Professional Meeting. Level:Regional

Clark, A., Winstanley, E. (07-2015). Durr Foundation Presentation . Hospital Grand Rounds, Jewish Mercy Hospital. Other Institution. Level:Local

Clark, A (12-2018). A Global Approach to Nursing Research: Establishing Intervention Fidelity and Increasing Dissemination . Podium Presentation, Praputtabat, Thailand . Level:International

Clark, A (07-2017). A Systemic Approach for Enhancing Fidelity in Opioid Overdose Prevention Interventions . Podium Presentation, Melbourne, Australia . Level:International

Clark, A., & Burnie, J (03-2019). Be-SAFE an Educational Intervention for Nurses Responding to Opioid Overdoses . National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists, Orlando, Florida. Level:National

Clark, A (07-2018). Enhancing Nursing Research with iPads and iBooks . Podium Presentation, University of Cincinnati iCON Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio. Level:National

Clark, A., Rosen, M., Barnum, A., Winstanley, E (08-2015). An Introduction and Overview of Opioid Overdose Prevention in the Short-Term Residential Setting . Addiction Studies Institute , Columbus, Ohio. Level:Regional

Clark, A (10-2015). Opioid Misuse and Interprofessional Responswe . Center for Addiction Treatment Board of Directors, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Clark, A (03-2018). An Interprofessional Approach to the Opioid Response . Podium Presentation and guest speaker, Center for Addiction Treatment, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Clark, A., & Burnie, J (11-2018). Leveraging Technology to Optimize Emergency Department Nurse’s Response to Opioid Overdoses . AMERSA, San Francisco, California.

Clark, A (04-2019). Implementing SBIRT Training in Rural Locations . Podium Presentation at HRSA's Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW) Region 5 Forum, Chicago, IL.

Symposium

Meeker, R., Clark, A (03-2019. ) Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment .Cincinnati, Ohio. Level:Regional

Honors and Awards

2019 Apple Distinguished Educator

2019 UC Office of Research Faculty to Faculty Mentor Award

2014 -2015 Edna N. Schenck Memorial Scholarship

2014 E-learning Champion, University of Cincinnati

2015 NIH/NINR Big Data Bookcamp, Bethesda, MD

2014 Interact for Health Deaconess Award

2013 NIH/NINR Summer Genetics Institute, Bethesda, MD

2012 Galen College of Nursing Faculty of the Quarter

2007 Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society

2007 University of Tennessee; Excellence for Outstanding Academic Achievement

2005 Covenant Health; Nursing Excellence Award

2004 Robert Profitt; Memorial Scholarship

2004 Covenant Health; Externship Award

2003 Phi Kappa Phi; Honor Society

2020 Fellow, American Academy of Nursing

2020 Ohio Nurse of the Year- Innovation March of Dimes

Service

UC College of Nursing (Research, Promotion, and Tenure Committee ) Type:University/College Service 2018

UC College of Nursing (RN-BSN Program Faculty ) Type:University/College Service 2016

UC College of Nursing (PhD Selection Committee ) Type:University/College Service 2016 -2017

UC College of Nursing (PhD Curriculum Taskforce ) Type:University/College Service 2015 -2017

UC College of Nursing (Research and Scholarly Activities Committee, Assistant Chair ) Type:University/College Service 2015 -2017

UC College of Nursing (Technology Advisory Committee ) Type:University/College Service 2015 -2016

University of Cincinnati (Academic Health Centers Opioid Taskforce ) Type:University/College Service 2017

Ohio Council of Deans and Directors Opioid Action (OCDD) Type:University/College Service 2017

Addiction Research Incubator Team Type:University/College Service 2013 -2016

Center for Chemical Addictions Treatment (Local) (Board of Directors ) Type:Community Service 2014

Center for Chemical Addictions Treatment (Local) (Fundraising Committee ) Type:Community Service 2015 -2017

Center for Chemical Addictions Treatment (Local) (Program Planning Committee ) Type:Community Service 2014 -2017

Young Women's Christian Association (National) Type:Community Service 2015 -2016

Responding to the Overdose Epidemic Committee (Regional) (Interact for Health ) Type:Community Service 2014 -2016

PDAAG-Prescription Drug Abuse Action Group (Regional) Type:Community Service 2014 -2016

Professional Affiliation

2017: American Nurses Association , (National)

2017: Emergency Nurses Association , (National)

2012: Midwest Nursing Research Society , (Regional)

2013: Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society, (International)

2015 -2017: Secretary Beta Iota Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, (Regional)

2014 -2015: Student Leadership Intern Beta Iota, (Regional)

2012 -2016: American Public Health Nurses Association , (National)

Contact Information

clark3ak@mail.uc.edu