Jill R. Quinn, PhD, RN, CS-ANP, FAHA, FNAP, FAANP

Associate Professor
Jill R. Quinn

Contact Information

255 Crittenden Blvd. Box SON Rochester, NY 14642
Work: (585) 273-5645
Fax: (585) 273-1268
Email:

Education

Postdoctoral Research Training, 2007. University of Rochester, School of Medicine, Rochester, NY, US

Ph.D., 2003. University of Rochester, School of Nursing, Rochester, NY, US

Primary Care Certification, 1984. University of Rochester, School of Nursing, Rochester, NY, US

M.S., 1979. University of Rochester, School of Nursing, Rochester, NY, US

B.S., 1975. Alfred University, Alfred, NY, US

Experience

Faculty Appointments: 7/2011 - Current. Associate Professor. University of Rochester School of Nursing. Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 9/2004 - Current. Per Diem NP, Heart Transplant/Heart Failure Service. University of Rochester Medical Center. Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 7/2007 - 6/2011. Assistant Professor. University of Rochester School of Nursing. Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 7/2005 - 6/2007. Senior Associate Faculty. University of Rochester, School of Nursing. Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 7/2003 - 6/2005. Assistant Professor. University of Rochester, School of Nursing. Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 8/2000 - 5/2003. Senior Associate, Clinical Nursing. University of Rochester School of Nursing. Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 10/1996 - 12/2000. Senior Associate, Clinical Nursing. University of Rochester School of Nursing. Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 7/1989 - 10/1996. Instructor, Clinical Nursing. University of Rochester School of Nursing. Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 9/1987 - 7/1989. Instructor, Clinical Nursing. University of Rochester School of Nursing. Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 9/1987 - 7/1989. Coordinator, Critical Care Program. University of Rochester Medical Center. Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 9/1987 - 7/1989. Instructor, Staff Development. University of Rochester Medical Center. Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 6/1978 - 8/1978. Instructor. Alfred University, School of Nursing, Rochester Extension at St. John Fisher (Nursing). Alfred, NY, US.

Postdoctoral Training: 7/2005 - 6/2007. Postdoctoral Research Fellowship. University of Rochester School of Medicine (Geriatrics and Gerontology). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: - Current. Course Coordinator, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner 1. University of Rochester School of Nursing. Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 2005 - Current. Director, ACNP Program. University of Rochester School of Nursing. Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 2004 - Current. Tutor to lead work groups of second year medical students. University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry (ACE Journal Club). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 2003 - Current. Teaching Assistant, Applied Theory and Research Evidence in Advanced Practice. University of Rochester School of Nursing. Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 2002 - Current. Teaching Assistant, Advanced Assessment Core Course for Graduate level students. University of Rochester School of Nursing. Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 2002 - Current. Presenter, Atlas.ti Qualitative Computer Analysis Program to NUR 555. University of Rochester School of Nursing. Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 2002 - Current. Teaching Assistant, Basic Assessment Course for Accelerated RN students. University of Rochester School of Nursing. Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 1997 - Current. Team Leader. University of Rochester Medical Center (Task Group to develop admission criteria for the Cardiovascular Center). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 1996 - Current. Facilitator. University of Rochester Medical Center (Initiating operations in the new Ambulatory Care Clinic). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 6/1995 - Current. Fast Track Team at Strong Memorial Hospital. Strong Memorial Hospital (Reduce cost of invasive cardiovascular catheters). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 8/2000 - 5/2003. Project Director (Part-time). University of Rochester School of Nursing (NIH Supported Study). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 1/2001 - 12/2001. Adult Nurse Practitioner (Part-time). University of Rochester Medical Center (Clinical Cardiology). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 1/2001 - 12/2001. Adult Nurse Practitioner (Part-time). University of Rochester Medical Center (Clinical Cardiology). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 10/1996 - 12/2000. Senior Nurse Practitioner. University of Rochester Medical Center (Clinical Cardiology). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 10/1993 - 10/1996. Senior Associate, Clinical Associate. University of Rochester School of Nursing. Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 10/1993 - 10/1996. Senior Nurse Manager/Practitioner. University of Rochester Medical Center (Cardiac Cath/EP Labs). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 7/1989 - 10/1996. Adult Nurse Practitioner. University of Rochester Medical Center (Cardiac Cath Lab). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 6/1995 - 6/1995. . University of Rochester Medical Center (Initiated new dye delivery system in Cardiac Cath Lab at Strong Memorial Hospital that allowed a savings of $120,000.00 in operating costs). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 3/1987 - 9/1989. Lecturer. University of Rochester School of Nursing. Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 3/1987 - 9/1987. Clinician II/Clinical Nurse Specialist. University of Rochester Medical Center (Medical Intensive Care Unit). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 7/1985 - 12/1986. Clinical Nurse Specialist. The Genesee Hospital (Critical Care). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 2/1985 - 6/1985. Rehab Exercise Nurse. University of Rochester Medical Center (Post Cardiac Surgery Unit). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 1/1982 - 1/1984. Research/Project Nurse. University of Rochester Medical Center (Cardiothoracic Surgery). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 7/1979 - 8/1980. Clinician II/Nurse Practitioner. University of Rochester Medical Center (Cardiothoracic Surgery). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 6/1975 - 7/1979. Staff Nurse. University of Rochester Medical Center (Surgical Intensive Care Unit). Rochester, NY, US.

Licensure

Adult Health with Prescription Privileges (Professional Board Certification)

Alumnus Certification - AACN

Adult Nurse Practitioner Certification

Research

Role of Mental Fatigue in Engagement in Cognitively Stimulating Activities in Community-Dwelling Older Adults with Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors. 6/2012 - 7/2013. Sigma Theta Tau International Small Grants .

Recognition of Decompensating Heart Failure by Patients and Their Family Caregivers/Significant Others. 1/2008 - 12/2011. American Heart Association.

Patterns of Care and Factors that Influence Hospitalizations for Nursing Home Residents with Heart Failure. 10/2009 - 9/2010. Faculty Research Support Grant.

Feasibility of Conversational Systems for Patient Care. 4/2007 - 3/2009. NIH R21.

Project HealthDesign: Personal Health Management Assistant. 12/2006 - 6/2008. RWJF.

PHASE II, Building the Field of Personal Health Monitoring by Leveraging Synergies with Machine Health Monitoring Phase 2: An Exploratory Demonstration in Proactive Personal Health Care. 6/2007 - 5/2008. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Patient and Significant Other Care Seeking for Signs and Symptoms of Decompensating Heart Failure (Pilot). 7/2003 - 12/2007. Faculty Research Support Grant.

Training Grant in Geriatrics and Gerontology. 7/2005 - 6/2007. NIH T32.

Estrogen Replacement Therapy in Women Having Coronary Angiography. 1996 - 1997.

Publications

Quinn, J.R., Stein, K.F, Friedman, M.M., Chen,L., Tucker, R., & Chen, D.G. . (n.d.). Recognition of worsening heart failure and care seeking by chronic heart failure patients prior to hospitalization..

Lowey, S.E., Norton, S.A., Quinn, J.R., & Quill, T.E. . (n.d.). A place to get worse: perspectives on avoiding hospitalization from patients with end-stage cardiopulmonary disease. Jouranal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing, 16 (6), 338 - 345.

Quinn, J.R., Stein, K.F., Friedman, M. M., Chen, L., Tucker, R., & Chen, D.G. (n.d.). Ability of family caregivers to recognize worsening heart failure and relationship to time to seek care by chronic heart failure patients..

Lowey, S.E., Norton, S.A., Quinn, J.R., & Quill, T.E.. (2013). Living with advanced heart failure or COPD: Experiences and goals of individuals nearing the end of life. Research in Nursing & Health, doi: 10.1002/nur.21546. [Epub ahead of print].

Metzger,M., Norton, S.A., Quinn, J.R., Gramling, R.. (2013). "That Don't Work for Me": Patients' and Family Memers' Perspectives on Palliative Care and Hospice in Late-Stage Heart Failure. Journal of Hospic & Palliative Nursing, 15 (3), 177-182.

Metzger, M., Norton, S.A., Quinn, J.R., & Gramling, R. . (2013). Patients' and family members' perceptions of palliative care in heart failure. Heart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care, 42 (2), 112-9.

Quinn, J.R., Pesis-Katz, I. & Mukamel, D.B.. (2013). Variations in patterns of care activities for nursing home residents with heart failure. Research in Gerontological Nursing, 6 (1), 29-35. Doi:10.3928/19404921-20121204-02.

Lin, F., Friedman, E., Quinn, J., Chen, D., & Mapstone, M. . (2012). Effect of leisure activities on Inflammation and cognitive function in an aging sample. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 54, e398-e404.

Quinn, J.R., Schmitt, M.H., Baggs, J.G., Norton, S.A., Dombeck, M.T., & Seller, C.R.. (2012). Family members' informal roles in end-of-life decision making in adult intensive care units. American Journal of Critical Care, 21 (1), 43-51.

Prasun, M.A., Casida, J., Howie-Esquivel, J., Pozehl, B., Fahlberg, B., Johnson, C., Mock, J., Quinn, J., Yehle, K., & Baas, L. . (2012). Practice patterns of heart failure nurses. Heart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care.

Baggs, J. G., Schmitt, M., Prendergrast, T.J., Norton, S. A., Sellers, C. R., Quinn, J. R., & Press, N.. (2012). Who is attending? End-of-life decision making in the intensive care unit. Journal of Palliative Care Medicine, 15 (1).

Quinn, J.R., Friedman, M.M., Chen, L., Brasch, J., & Smith, J.A.. (2009). Does Recognition of Decompensating Heart Failure and Contact with Health Care Providers Affect Time to Hospitalization?. Circulation, 120 (18), S524-525.

Ferguson, G., Allen. J., Galescu, L., Quinn, J., & Swift, M.. (2009). CARDIAC: An Intelligent Conversational Assistant for Chronic Heart Failure Patient Heath Monitoring. AAAI Fall Symposium Series: Virtual Health Care Interaction (VHI 09)..

Quinn, J.R., Friedman, M.M., Chen, L., Brasch, J., & Smith, J.A.. (2009). Perceptions of Chronic Heart Failure Patients’ Health Status Prior to Hospitalization by Patients and Their Family Caregiver/Significant Others. Circulation, 120 (18), S499.

Galescu, L., Allen. J., Ferguson, G., Quinn, J., & Swift, M. . (2009). CARDIAC: A Dialog System for Chronic Heart Failure Patient Health Monitoring. IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM09) Workshop on NLP Approaches for Unmet Information Needs in Health Care..

Lambert, A. E., Quinn, J. R.. (2009). Patient self-management strategies for heart failure. Maunal of Heart Failure Management (Eds.) J.D. Bisognano, M.L. Baker, & M.B. Earley, 195-206.

Quinn, J.R. . (2008). Women and Heart Disease: An Update. Nursing Management , 39, 22-28.

Quinn, J. R.. (2008). Recognition of worsening heart failure by chronic heart failure patients and their significant others prior to hospitalization. Journal of Cardiac Failure , 14 (6), S95.

Quinn, J. R., Tucker, R., Chan, L., Horwitz, C., & Ferguson, G.. (2008). Heart failure patients use of computer technology for self-care management. Journal of Cardiac Failure , 14 (6), S98.

Horwitz, C.M., Mueller, M., Wiley, D., Tentler, A., Chen, L., Leibovici, A., Quinn, J., Shar, A., & Pentland, A.P. . (2008). Is home care technology adequate for proactive self-care?. Methods of Information in Medicine, 1, 784-788.

Friedman, M.M., & Quinn, J.R. . (2008). Heart failure patients' symptoms, time, and actions before a hospitalization. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 23, 506-512.

Ryan, C.J., DeVon, H.A., Horne, R., King, K.B., Milner, K., Moser, D.K., Quinn, J.R., Rosenfeld, A., Hwang, S.Y., Zerwic, J.J. (2007). Symptom Clusters in Acute Myocardial Infarction: Secondary Data Analysis. Nursing Research, 56, 72-81.

Baggs, J.G., Norton, S.A., Schmitt, M.H., Dombeck, M.T., Sellers, C.R., Quinn, J.R.. (2007). Intensive Care Unit Cultures and End of Life Decision Making. Journal of Critical Care, 22, 159-168.

Ryan, C., DeVon, H.A., Horne, R., King, K.B., Milner, K., Moser, D.K., Quinn, J.R., Rosenfeld, A., Hwang, S.Y., Zerwic, J.J. (2006). Symptom Clusters in Acute Myocardial Infarction. American Journal of Critical Care (Abstract), 15 (4), 337.

Quinn, J.R. (2005). Delay in Seeking Care: Comparison of Symptoms and Self-Treatment Activities Between Q-Wave and Non-Q Wave Myocardial Infarction Patients. Circulation, 111 (20).

Quinn, J.R., King, K.B. (2005). Comparison of Symptoms of Women and Men Experiencing Acute Myocardial Infarction: Are They Really Different?. Circulation, 111 (31).

Ryan, C., DeVon, H.A., Horne, R., King, K.B., Milner, K., Moser, D.K., Quinn, J.R., Rosenfeld, A., Hwang, S.Y., Zerwic, J.J. (2005). Symptom Clusters as an Influence in Delay in Seeking Treatment. Circulation, 112 (17), II-391-392.

Quinn, J.R. (2005). Effective Interventions in Reducing Delay in Seeking Care for Symptoms of Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Systematic Review. In B. Melnyk & E. Fineout, Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare: A Guide to Best Practice.

Quinn, J.R.. (2005). Delay in Seeking Care for Symptoms of Acute Myocardial Infarction: Applying a Theoretical Model. Research in Nursing & Health, 28, 283-294.

Baggs, J.G., Dombeck, M., Quinn, J.R., Norton, S.A., Schmitt, M., Sellers, C.R. (2004). Limitation of Treatment Decision Making in the ICU: An Ethnographic Study. Congress Proceedings: National Congress on the State of Science in Nursing Research, 80-85.

Norton, S.A., Baggs, J.G., Schmitt, M., Sellers, C.R., Quinn, J.R., Dombeck, M.T. (2004). ICU Family Meetings for Adults Near the End of Life: Unpacking a Common Intervention. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 7 (160).

Quinn, J.R., King, K.B. (2003). Illness Representation Strongest Predictor of Delay in Seeking Care for Symptoms of Acute Myocardial Infarction. Circulation, 2003.

King, K.B., Quinn, J.R., Delehanty, J.M., Rizzo, S.J., Eldridge, D.H., Caulfield, L., Ling, F.S. (2002). Perception of Risk for Coronary Heart Disease in Women Undergoing Coronary Angiography. Heart and Lung, 31, 246-252.

King, K.B., Quinn, J.R., Ling, F.S., Delehanty, J.M., Rizzo, S.J., Eldridge, D.H., Caufield, L. (2000). Reasons for Use of Hormone Replacement Therapy in Women Undergoing Coronary Angiography. Journal of Women's Health and Gender-Based Medicine, 9, 1081-1087.

Quinn, J.R. (2000). Women and Heart Disease. MyCardio Website (online).

King, K.B., Quinn, J.R., Ling, F.S., Delehanty, J.M., Rizzo, S.J., Eldridge, D.H., Caufield, L. (1998). Rationale For Use of Hormone Replacement Therapy in Women Undergoing Coronary Angiography. Circulation, 98 (17), 1-277.

King, K.B., Quinn, J.R., Ling, F.S., Delehanty, J.M., Rizzo, S.J., Eldridge, D.H., Caufield, L. (1998). Relationship Between Use of Hormone Replacement Therapy and Coronary Heart Disease in Women Undergoing Angiography Evaluation for New Symptoms. Circulation, 98 (17), 1-249.

Quinn, J.R., King, K.B., Delehanty, J.M., Ling, F.S. (1997). Presence of Risk Factors and Risk Factor Modification in Women Undergoing Coronary Artery Angiography. Circulation, 96 (8), 1-130-131.

Norsen, L., Opladen, J., Quinn, J.R. (1995). Practice Model: Collaborative Practice. Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America, 7, 43-52.

Flynn, D.P., Quinn, J.R.. (1994). Mitral Valvuloplasty for Mitral Stenosis During Pregnancy: A Case Study. Cardiovascular Nursing, 30, 17-20.

Quinn, J.R. (Nursing Advisor). (1993). Cardiac Catheterization at SMH..

Quinn, J.R. (Nursing Advisor). (1993). Coronary Angioplasty at SMH..

Quinn, J.R., Tibi, D.A.. (1993). Teaching the Teachers: Creating an Effective Critical Care Preceptor Program. Critical Care Nurse, 13, 67-72.

Hicks, G.L., Jensen, L.A., Norsen, L.H., Quinn, J.R., Stewart, S.S., DeWeese, J.A. (1985). Platelet Inhibitors and Hydroxethyl Starch: Safe and Cost Effective Interventions in Coronary Artery Surgery. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 39, 422-425.

Quinn, J.R. (Unpublished teaching booklet). (1982). Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery at Strong Memorial Hospital..

Quinn, J.R. (Unpublished Master's Thesis). (1979). Structured Preoperative Preparation of Cardiac Surgical Patients with Inclusion of a Significant Other for a Smoother Postoperative Recovery..

Presentations

Family Caregivers’ Perception of Patients’ Health Status and Time to Hospitalization for Decompensating Heart Failure.
Conference, ENRS

Recognition of worsening heart failure and care seeking by chronic heart failure patients prior to hospitalization.
Conference, Council on Advanced Nursing Science

Recognition of worsening heart failure and care seeking by chronic heart failure patients prior to hospitalization (unable to present due to LOA).
Conference, ENRS

Heart Failure Patients' and Family Members' Perceptions of Prognosis Directed Treatment Goals.
American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine/Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association Annual Assembly, American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine/Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association

Heart Failure Patients' and Family Members' Perceptions of Prognosis Directed Treatment Goals.
Conference, American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine/Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association Annual Assembl

Symptom Recognition and Decision to Seek Care by Both Chronic Heart Failure Patients and Their Family Caregivers/Significant Others Prior to Hospitalization.
15th Annual Scientific Meeting Heart Failure Society of America, Heart Failure Society of America

“The problem often is that we do not have a family spokesperson but a spokesgroup”: Family member informal roles in end of life decision making in adult intensive care units.
NINR Summit on The Science of Compassion: Future Directions on End-of-Life and Palliative Car, NINR

Comparing Perceptions of Chronic Heart Failure Patients’ Health Status Prior to Hospitalization by Patients and Family Caregivers/Significant Others.
Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke Scientific Sessions, American Heart Association Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke Council

Care Patterns for Nursing Home Residents with Heart Failure.
2010 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research, Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science

Resident-Care Activities for Heart Failure Management in Nursing Homes as Reported by Directors of Nursing: Results from a Pilot Study.
AcademyHealth Conference, AcademyHealth

Perceptions of Chronic Heart Failure Patients’ Health Status Prior to Hospitalization by Patients and Their Family Caregivers/Significant Others.
Scientific Sessions, American Heart Association

Does Recognition of Decompensating Heart Failure and Contact with Health Care Providers Affect Time to Hospitalization? .
Scientific Sessions, American Heart Association

Recognition of Decompensating Heart Failure by Chronic Heart Failure Patients and Their Significant Others.
Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke Conference, American Heart Association's Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Interdiscipliinary Working Group

Recognition of Decompensating Heart Failure by Chronic Heart Failure Patients and Their Significant Others.
Annual Scientific Meeting, American Geriatric Society

Illness Representation of Acute Heart Failure by Chronic Heart Failure Patients and Their Significant Others.
19th Annual Scientific Sessions: Building Communities of Scholarship and Research, Eastern Nursing Research Society

Comparison of Older and Younger Adults Experiencing Acute Myocardial Infarction: Are They Really Different?.
Meeting, American Geriatric Society

Symptom Clusters in Acute Myocardial Infarction.
American Association of Critical Care Nurses NTI

The Nurse Practitioner Movement: Rochester's Role as Leader.
Building Dedication, University of Rochester School of Nursing

They're Not Ready Yet: Time and Timing in EOL Decision-Making.
Annual Meeting, American Association of Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Care Nurses Association

Symptom Clusters as an Influence in Delay in Seeking Treatment.
Scientific Sessions, American Heart Association

ICU Cultural Environments and End of Life Decision Making.
Meeting, Geriatric Society of America

Comparison of Women and Men Experiencing Acute Myocardial Infarction: Are They Really Different?.
Second International Conference, International Conference on Women, Heart Disease, and Stroke

Delay in Seeking Care: Comparison of Symptoms and Self-Treatment Activities Between Q-Wave and Non-Q Wave Myocardial Infarction Patients.
Second International Conference, International Conference on Women, Heart Disease, and Stroke

Family Roles in End of Life Decision Making in the ICU.
2004 National State of Science Conference, National State of Science

Delay in Seeking Care: Comparison of Symptoms and Self-Treatment Activities Between Q-Wave and Non-Q Wave Myocardial Infarction Patients.
Conference, National Congress for the State of Science

Limitation of Treatment Decision Making in the ICU: An Ethnographic Study.
Conference, National Congress for the State of the Science

Delay in Seeking Care for Symptoms of Acute Myocardial Infarction: Applying a Theoretical Model.
Conference, Eastern Nursing Research Society

ICU Culture and Family Meetings for Older Adults Near the End of Life.
Annual Meeting, Gerontological Society of America

Illness Representation Strongest Predictor of Delay in Seeking Care for Symptoms of Acute Myocardial Infarction .
Scientific Sessions, American Heart Association

Delay in Seeking Care for Symptoms of Acute MI: Why Does it Happen? What Can Be Done About It?.
15th Annual Conference, Noninvasive Cardiology Conference

Effective Interventions in Reducing Patient Delay in Seeking Care for Symptoms of Acute Myocardial Infarction.
Conference, Evidence-Based Practice

Delay in Seeking Care: Do Women Delay Longer Than Men?.
Second Annual Conference, Women and Cardiovascular Disease

Presence of Risk Factors and Risk Factor Modification in Women Undergoing Coronary Artery Angiography.
Meeting, Eastern Nursing Research Society

Presence of Risk Factors and Risk Factor Modification in Women Undergoing Coronary Artery Angiography.
Scientific Sessions, American Heart Association

Awards

AHA Woman of Distinction Award in the category of Education, Nonprofit and Community/Civic Service .
American Heart Association, 2010

Fellow of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 2010

Recognition Award for Life-Saving Work in the field of Cardiovascular Research .
American Heart Association Northeast Region, 2009

Fellow of the National Academies of Practice.
National Academies of Practice, 2007

Fellow of the American Heart Association and Cardiovascular Nursing Council.
American Heart Association, 2007

The Promising New Investigator Faculty Award.
University of Rochester School of Nursing, 2004

Award for Outstanding Student Paper.
Eastern Nursing Research Society, 2004

Dissertation Award.
Sigma Theta Tau, Epsilon Xi Chapter, 2003

Katharine Donohoe Scholarly Practitioner Award.
University of Rochester School of Nursing, 2002

Research Award.
Sigma Theta Tau, Epsilon Xi Chapter, 2002

National Education Fund Scholarship Award.
National Education Fund, 2001

Memberships

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society

Council for Advancement of Nursing Service

Heart Failure Society of America

Eastern Nursing Research Society

American Association of Critical Care Nurses

National American Heart Association, Member

American Heart Association

University of Rochester Medical Center, Member

University of Rochester Medical Center, Member

Community Service

Cardiology Administration and SMH Public Relations, Coordination of BP Check Booth

Preventive Cardiology Nurses Association, Member

American Heart Association, Member