Carolyn Smith

Carolyn R Smith

Assistant Professor

Procter Hall

275.45

CON AD for Nursing Research - 0038

University of Cincinnati College of Nursing
P.O. Box 210038
Cincinnati, Ohio 45221

Professional Summary

Carolyn R. Smith, PhD, RN, serves as an Assistant Professor at the College of Nursing (CON). A proud UC alum, Dr. Smith joined the UC CON team in 2012. The focus of her research violence experienced by women of all ages. Her area of teaching expertise is research methods, evidence-based practice, and active-learning strategies.

Education

PhD, University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, Ohio, 2012 (Nursing Research)

MSN, Indiana University Indianapolis, IN, 2005 (Community Health Nursing)

BSN, University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH, 2000

Research Support

Investigators:Smith, C. R. 02-2016 -BAD DATE University of Cincinnati Research Council Technology-Based Health Behavior Intervention with At-Risk Teens in Shelters: A pilot study Role:PI $6000 Active Type:Grant Level:University

Investigators:Smith, C. R., & Hicks, N. 05-2015 -04-2016 University of Cincinnati College of Nursing Dean's Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award Impact of the Flipped Classroom on Student Outcomes Role:PI $4905 Completed Type:Grant

Grant: #CAN# 9278418 Investigators:Smith, C. R. 08-2015 -09-2015 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention / National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health Conduct qualitative analyses of focus group interviews on nursing students' experiences of workplace bullying Role:Contractor $3000 Completed Type:Contract

Investigators:Smith, C. R., & Succop, P. 06-2013 -05-2014 University of Cincinnati College of Nursing Dean's New Investigator Award Validation of Workplace Violence Instruments among Adolescent Employees Role:PI $7960 Completed

Investigators:Smith, C. R., & Martsolf, D. S. 2016 -2017 Society of Pediatric Nurses Technology-Based Health Behavior Intervention with At-Risk Teens in Shelters: A pilot study Role:PI $2500 Denied Type:Grant

Investigators:Smith, C. R., & Gillespie, G. L. 07-2016 -06-2017 University of Cincinnati – National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Center Pilot Research Project Training Program Advisory Board Intervention to Prevent Workplace Violence: A Feasibility Study Role:PI $6980 Denied Type:Grant

Investigators:Gillespie, G. L., Smith, C. R., McIntosh, D., & Bressler, S. 2016 -2019 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention / National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Advisory Board Intervention to Prevent and Recover from Workplace Violence Role:Co-I $1,530,496 Denied

Investigators:Martsolf, D. S., Smith, C. R., & Draucker, C. B. 2014 -2015 NIH/NICHD Technology-Based Health Behavior Intervention with At-Risk Teens in Shelters Role:Co-I $275,000 Denied Type:Grant

Investigators:Smith, C. R., Martsolf, D. S., & Draucker, D. B. 2015 -2016 NIH/NICHD Technology-Based Health Behavior Intervention with At-Risk Teens in Shelters Role:PI $275,000 Denied Type:Grant

Investigators:Smith, C. R., Martsolf, D. S., & Draucker, C. B. 2017 -2018 NIH/NICHD Technology-Based Health Behavior Intervention with At-Risk Teens in Shelters Role:PI $275,000 Pending Type:Grant

Investigators:Smith, C. R., & Martsolf, D. S. 09-2016 -BAD DATE American Nurses Foundation & Internation Association of Forensic Nurses Technology-Based Health Behavior Intervention with At-Risk Teens in Shelters: A Pilot Study Role:PI $9900.00 Active Type:Grant

Investigators:Smith, C. R., Gillespie, G. L., & Ying, J. 05-2018 -04-2020 Center for Disease Control and Prevention - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Advisory Board Intervention to Prevent Workplace Violence: A Feasibility Study Role:PI 100,00 Pending Type:Grant Level:National

Investigators:Gillespie, G. L. & Smith, C. R. 2017 -2021 CDC/NIOSH Stopping the Contagion of Toxic Lateral Violence Behaviors against Newly Licensed Nurses Role:Co-PI Denied Type:Grant

Grant: #R21HD086749 Investigators:Martsolf, Donna; Smith, Carolyn 07-07-2017 -06-30-2019 National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Technology-based health behavior intervention with at-risk teens in shelters Role:PI $248,842.00 Active Level:Federal

Publications

Published Abstracts

Smith, C. R., Gillespie, G. L., Brown, K., & Grubb, P. L. (2016. )“Seeing students squirm”: Student nurses’ experiences of bullying during clinical rotations. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 38 (10 ),1397-1398Author

Beery, T. A., Smith, C. R., Kudel, I., & Knilans, T. (2009. )Measuring sports participation decisional conflict in youth with cardiac pacemakers and/or ICDs. Heart Rhythm, 6 (5S ),S391Co-Author

Peer Reviewed Publications

Smith, C. R., Gillespie, G. L., Beery, T. A, & Fisher, B. S. (2015. )Adolescent Workers’ Experiences of and Training for Workplace Violence.Workplace Health and Safety, ,63 (7 ),297-307

Smith, C. R., Fisher, B. S., Gillespie, G. L., Beery, T. A., & Gates, D. M. (2013. )Adolescents’ experience with workplace aggression: School health implications.Journal of School Nursing, ,29 (6 ),464-474

Gates, D., Gillespie, G., Smith, C., Rode, J., Kowalenko, T., & Smith, B. (2011. )Using action research to plan a violence prevention program for emergency departments.Journal of Emergency Nursing, ,37 (1 ),32-39

Smith, C. R., Gillespie, G. L., Brown, K., & Grubb, P. L. (2016. )Nursing students’ experiences of bullying during clinical rotations.Journal of Nursing Education, ,55 (9 ),505-513

Smith, C. R., & Gillespie, G. L. (2016. )Do adolescent employees perceive the risks of workplace violence? A mixed methods study.Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, ,6 (7 ),116-124

Smith, C. R., Martsolf, D. M., Draucker, C. B., Pritchard, T. J., Shambley-Ebron, D. Z., & Maler, J. (2016. )Stimulating research interest and faculty career ambitions in undergraduate nursing students: The research-doctorate pipeline initiative.Journal of Nursing Education, ,55 (3 ),133-140

Miller, M. E., & Smith, C. R. (2016. )Photovoice as a Tool to Enhance Mother/Daughter Communication about Girls’ Health Issues .International Journal of Communication and Health., ,8 ,22-33

Draucker, C. B., Smith, C., Mazurczyk, J., Thomas, D., Ramirez, P. McNealy, K., & Martsolf, D. S. (2016. )Unique outcomes in the narratives of young adults who experienced dating violence as adolescents.Journal of American Psychiatric Nurse Association., ,22 (2 ),112-121

Additional Publications

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Smith, C. R. (03-2017. )Workplace bullying and incivility: Lessons from Oz. 2017 Social Work Education Day at The Cincinnati Veterans Administration Hospital, Cincinnati, OH. Level:Local

Smith, C. R. (06-2016. )Workplace incivility. . Continuing Education Program for Social Work staff at The Cincinnati Veterans Administration Hospital, Cincinnati, OH.

Smith, C. R. (07-2016. )Personal response systems: Socrative & Top Hat. University of Cincinnati College of Nursing Summer iCoN Institute, Cincinnati, OH.

Smith, C. R. (07-2016. )Framing outcomes research: Measuring technology innovation .University of Cincinnati College of Nursing Summer iCoN Institute, Cincinnati, OH.

Poster Presentations

Smith, C. R., Gillespie, G. L., Brown, K., & Grubb, P. L. (03-2016. )“Seeing students squirm”: Student nurses bullying experiences in clinical settings. 2016 Annual Midwest Nursing Research Society Research Conference, Milwaukee, WI. .

Smith, C. R., & Martsolf, D. M. (09-2016. )Technology-based health behavior intervention with at-risk teens in shelters: A pilot study. International Association of Forensic Nurses 2016 Annual Conference, Denver, CO. .

Smith, C. R., & Hicks, N. (05-2015. )Evaluation of the flipped classroom on student outcomes. University of Cincinnati Research Week, Cincinnati, OH. .Level:University

Smith, C. R., Gates, D.M., Beery, T.A., & Gillespie, G.L. (10-2009. )Exploring adolescent employees’ perceptions of safety from workplace violence. 10th Annual Pilot Research Project Symposium, Cincinnati, OH. .

Beery, T.A., Smith, C. R., Kudel, I., & Knilans, T. (05-2009. )Measuring sports participation decisional conflict in youth with cardiac pacemakers and/or ICDs .30th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Heart Rhythm Society, Boston, MA. .

Paper Presentations

Smith, C. R., & Napierski, K. (05-2015. )Using mixed methods to modify and validate three workplace violence related instruments in young workers .Atlanta, GA. Conference. Level:International

Raab, D. L., Smith, C. R., Blum, S., & Baker, R. (11-2010. )Innovative solutions for ensuring the involvement of research RNs in decision-making and leadership around the professional practice of nursing at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center .Bethesda, MD. Conference. Level:International

Smith, C. R., Rode, J. M., Gates, D. M., Gillespie, G. L., Kowalenko, T., Mentzel, T., & Smith, B (11-2009. )Patient and visitor violence against emergency department workers at six midwestern hospitals in the U.S. .San Juan, Puerto Rico. Conference. Level:International

Gates, D. M., Gillespie, G. L., Smith, C. R., Rode, J. M., Kowalenko, T., & Smith, B. (11-2009. )Applying the Haddon Matrix to violence prevention planning in emergency departments. San Juan, Puerto Rico. Conference. Level:International

Smith, C. R., & McIntosh, D. (03-2016. )“Let it go!”: Adolescent workers’ responses to workplace violence. .Milwaukee, WI. Conference.

Smith, C. R., & Ying, J. (03-2016. )Risks for and consequences of workplace violence among adolescent workers. Milwaukee, WI. Conference.

Smith, C. R., Gillespie, G. L., & Beery, T. A. (03-2014. )Do adolescent employees perceive the risks of workplace violence? A mixed methods study .St. Louis, MO. Conference.

Smith, C. R. (04-2012. )Exploring adolescent employees’ perceptions of safety from workplace violence. Houston, TX. Conference. Level:National

Smith, C. R., Gates, D. M., Beery, T. A., & Gillespie, G. L. (10-2010. )Exploring adolescent employees’ perceptions of safety from workplace violence. Cincinnati, OH. Conference.

Bolar, E., Brydon-Miller, M., Burrows, A., Dole, D., Eckler, J., Embry, D., Fullbright, K., Gomez, J., Howton, A., Micham, S., Miller, B., Smith, C. R., Suess, R., Thomas, J., & Woods, A. (04-2009. )Using appreciative inquiry to improve the doctoral student’s quality of life (or How to move from Post-it notes to post-graduate degrees). Louisville, KY. Workshop. Level:Regional

Honors and Awards

2016 Abstract of Distinction The abstract "'Seeing students squirm': Student nurses bullying experiences in clinical settings" was recognized as one of 6 abstracts of distinction at the 40th annual Midwest Nursing Research Society conference in March 2016. Midwest Nursing Research Society Status:Recipient Level:Regional Type:Recognition

2016 Dean's Award for Faculty Excellence University of Cincinnati College of Nursing Status:Recipient Level:College Type:Recognition

Student Advising

Anisa Ogboenyiya (Doctoral )Advisor

Sarah Herrle (Doctoral )Committee Member Status:Completed 04-2017

Karen Montoya (Doctoral )Committee Member Status:Completed 04-0105

Beverly Hittle (Master )Committee Member Status:Completed 2015

Service

University of Cincinnati College of Nursing (Class Size Task Force )Member Type:University/College Service Level:College 2013 -2014

University of Cincinnati College of Nursing (Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure Council )Elected Member Type:University/College Service Level:College 2013 -2014

University of Cincinnati College of Nursing (Office Space Task Force )Member Type:University/College Service Level:College 2014 -2014

University of Cincinnati College of Nursing (Research and Scholarly Activities Council )Elected Member Type:University/College Service Level:College 08-2016 -08-2014

University of Cincinnati College of Nursing (PhD Curriculum Review Task Force )Member Type:University/College Service Level:College 10-2014 -02-2017

University of Cincinnati College of Nursing (Grant Administrator II Search Committee )Member Type:University/College Service Level:College 05-2015 -01-2015

University of Cincinnati College of Nursing (Faculty Affairs Task Force )Committee Chair Type:University/College Service Level:College 01-2015 -08-2015

University of Cincinnati College of Nursing (Elections Committee )Elected Member Type:University/College Service Level:College 08-2015 -To Present

University of Cincinnati College of Nursing (Active Learning Strategies Evaluation Team )Committee Chair Type:University/College Service Level:College 11-2015 -To Present

University of Cincinnati College of Nursing (Active Learning Strategies Evaluation Team )Committee Chair Type:University/College Service Level:College 11-2015 -To Present

University of Cincinnati College of Nursing (Faculty Affairs Council )Elected Member Type:University/College Service Level:College 08-2015 -08-2017

University of Cincinnati College of Nursing (Faculty Affairs Council )Committee Chair Type:University/College Service Level:College 09-2015 -08-2016

University of Cincinnati College of Nursing (Diversity Advisory Council )Member Type:University/College Service Level:College 08-2016 -08-2019

University of Cincinnati College of Nursing (PhD Preliminary Exam Committee )Member Type:University/College Service Level:Department 02-2016 -To Present

University of Cincinnati College of Nursing (PhD Preliminary Exam Committee )Committee Chair Type:University/College Service Level:College 08-2016 -To Present

University of Cincinnati College of Nursing (Condo Placement Task Force )Member Type:University/College Service Level:College 04-2016 -07-2016

University Research Council (Undergraduate and Graduate Student Research Fellowships )Reviewer Type:University/College Service Level:University 01-2013 -04-2015

UC University Research Council (Advisory Council )Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 05-2015 -To Present

UC University Research Council (Social and Behavioral Section Graduate Student Research Fellowship )Committee Chair Type:University/College Service Level:University 05-2015 -To Present

University of Cincinnati (Instructional Design/Pedagogy Governance Subcommittee )Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 10-2015 -05-2016

University of Cincinnati (Faculty Governance Research Council )Elected Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 08-2016 -08-2018

University of Cincinnati (Inter-Professional Education Faculty Development Subcommittee )Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 2016 -To Present

Society of Pediatric Nurses (Ohio River Valley Chapter )President Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:Local 01-2015 -12-2015

Society of Pediatric Nurses (Ohio River Valley Chapter )President-Elect Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:Local 01-2014 -12-2014

Society of Pediatric Nurses (Ohio River Valley Chapter )Board Member Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:Local 01-2012 -12-2013

Midwest Nursing Research Societey (Adolescent Health Research Interest Group )Committee Chair Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:Regional 04-2017 -To Present

Midwest Nursing Research Society (Adolescent Health Research Interest Group )Vice-Chair Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:Regional 04-2016 -04-2017

Sigma Theta Tau International – Beta Iota Chapter (Research Committee )Reviewer Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:Local 08-2014 -08-2016

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (Alice Hamilton Award Committee ) Reviewer Type:Other Level:National 2016 -To Present

Tri-Health (Nursing Research Council )Consultant Type:Other Level:Local 11-2014 -To Present

Positions and Work Experience

10-2012 -08-2013 Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, OH

08-2013 - Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, OH

11-2012 -11-2013 Director of Nursing Research, The Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

Research and Practice Interests

Teen Dating Violence
Workplace Violence
Violence Against Women (any age)
Active Learning Strategies

Professional Affiliation

1999: Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nurses Member since induction in 1999

2011: Society of Pediatric Nurses Member of National Organization and Ohio River Valley (local chapter)

2008: Midwest Nursing Research Society Member since 2008. Also member of Adolescent Health Research Interest Group.

2016: International Association of Forensic Nurses Member since 2016

2016: American Nurses Association Member since 2016

2016: Ohio Nurses Association Member since 2016

Courses Taught

Level:Undergraduate

Level:Undergraduate

Level:Undergraduate

Level:Undergraduate

Level:Undergraduate

Level:Undergraduate

Level:Undergraduate

Level:Undergraduate

Level:Undergraduate

Level:Undergraduate

Level:Undergraduate

Level:Undergraduate

Level:Undergraduate

Level:Undergraduate

Preferred Information

Assistant Professor, Smith, Carolyn PhD, RN

Contact Information

Academic - University of Cincinnati College of Nursing
P.O. Box 210038
Ohio, 45221
Phone: 513-558-5240
carolyn.smith@uc.edu