Where We Are

About Us

Jane Tuttle, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, FAANP

  • Professor of Clinical Nursing
  • Specialty Director, Family Nurse Practitioner Program
Jane Tuttle

Contact Information

255 Crittenden Blvd. Box SON Rochester, NY 14642
Work: (585) 275-8892
Fax: (585) 273-1270
Email:

Education

Ph.D., 1992. University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, US

M.S., 1984. University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, US

B.S., 1979. University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, US

Certificate, 1976. State University of N.Y. Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, US

A.A.S. (with distinction), 1974. Monroe Community College, Rochester, NY, US

Experience

Faculty Appointments: 2005 - Current. Professor. University of Rochester (Clinical Nursing and Pediatrics). Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 2000 - Current. Interim Nursing Disciple Coordinator. University of Rochester (HRSA funded program). Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 1999 - Current. Director of the Family Nurse Practitioner Program. University of Rochester School of Nursing. Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 1997 - 6/2012. Nursing Discipline Coordinator. University of Rochester (HRSA funded program). Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 2001 - 2005. Associate Professor. University of Rochester (Clinical Nursing and Pediatrics). Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 1994 - 2001. Assistant Professor of Pediatrics. University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry. Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 1993 - 2001. Assistant Professor. University of Rochester School of Nursing (Nursing). Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 1987 - 1993. Assistant Professor. Yale University (Family Nurse Practitioner Concentration). New Haven, CT, US.

Faculty Appointments: 1985 - 1987. Program Instructor. Yale University (Family Nurse Practitioner Program). New Haven, CT, US.

Professional Experience: 1994 - Current. Advanced Nurse Practitioner. University of Rochester Medical Center (Pediatric Nursing). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 1985 - 1993. Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (part-time). Guilford Pediatrics (Primary care of children and adolescent). Guilford, CT, US.

Professional Experience: 1984 - 1985. Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Monroe County Department of Health (Community Health). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 1982 - 1984. Registered Nurse (part-time). University of Rochester Medical center (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 1980 - 1982. Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Kaiser-Georgetown Community Health Plan. Washington, DC, US.

Professional Experience: 1979 - 1980. Pediatric Nurse Clinician. Genesee Valley Group Health Association. Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 1976 - 1978. Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. City School District (Pre-school Special Education and Diagnostic Outreach Team). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 1974 - 1976. Registered Nurse. University of Rochester Medical Center (School-aged Pediatric Inpatient Unit). Rochester, NY, US.

Licensure

FNP (Professional Board Certification)

FNP (Professional Board Certification)

Research

Reto y Esperanza: Healthy Puerto Rican Youth Development. 2004 - 2007. HRSA Continuing Education Development Grant.

Positive Adolescent Life Skills for High Risk Teens. 2/2003 - 12/2005. National Institute of Nursing Research.

Concept mapping a Teen Club intervention for children of substance abusing families. 1999 - 2002. Phase I: UR School of Nursing. Phase II: SUNY at Buffalo, School of Nursing .

Reducing Risky Behaviors and Improving Well-Being in Poor Minority Adolescents: A 'Teen Club' Nursing Intervention. 1997 - 1998. Gottschalk Mental Health Association.

The Efficacy of a Family-Theory Based Group Intervention: A Preliminary Study with High Risk Young Women. - 1996.

Family Background and Adolescent Health Behavior. 1994 - 1995. Faculty Research Support Grant.

Intergenerational Family Relations and the Early Parenting Experience. - 5/1994. Internal funding.

Family Support, Adolescent Individuation, and Substance. - 1992. University of Connecticut School of Family Studies.

J. Tuttle, Master's Thesis: . - 1984.

Publications

Hetherington, S.A., Durant-Jones, L., Johnson, K., Nolan, K., Smith, E., Taylor-Brown, S., & Tuttle, J.. (2010). The Lived Experiences of Adolescents with Disabilities and Their Parents in transition Planning. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilites..

Campbell-Heider, N., Tuttle, J., & Knapp, T.R. (2009). The effect of positive adolescent life skills training on long term outcomes for high-risk teens. Journal of Addictions Nursing, 20, 6-15.

Tuttle, K., Campbell-Heider, N., & David, T.M.. (2006). Positive adolescent life skills training for high risk teens. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 20 (3), 184-191.

Tuttle, J., Landau, J., Stanton, M.D., King, K.U., Frodi, A.. (2004). Intergenerational family relations and sexual risk behavior in young women. MCN The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 29 (1), 56-61.

Melnyk, B.M., Moldenhauer, Z., Tuttle, J., Veenema, T., Jones, D., Novak, J.. (2003). Improving child and adolescent mental health: An evidence-based approach. Advance for Nurse Practitioner, 11 (2), 47-52.

Campbell-Heider, N., Tuttle, J., Bidwell-Cerone, S., Richeson, G., & Collins, S.. (2003). The buffering effects of connectedness: A Teen Club intervention for children of substance abusing families. Journal of Addictions Nursing, 14 (2), 175-182.

Tuttle, J., Melnyk, B., & Loveland-Cheery, C.. (2002). Adolescent drug and alcohol use: Strategies for assessment, intervention, and prevention. Nursing Clinics of North America, 37 (3), 443-460.

Melnyk, B., Feinstein, N.F., Tuttle, J., Moldenhauer, Z., Herendeen, P., Veenema, T., Brown, H., Gullo, S., McMurtrie, M., Small, L.. (2002). Mental health concerns, worries, and communication of children, teens and parents in the year of the nation's terrorist attack: Findings from the National KySS Survey. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 16 (5), 222-234.

Tuttle, J., Campbell-Heider, N., Bidwell-Cerone, S., Richeson, G., & Collins, S.. (2001). Teen Club intervention for adolescent children of substance abusing parents: A study of five-year outcomes. Adolescent and Family Health, 2 (1), 47.

Melnyk, B.M., Moldenhauer, Z., Veenema, T., Gullo, S., McMurtrie, M., O'Leary, E., Small, L., Tuttle, J.. (2001). The KySS (Keep your children/yourself Safe and Secure) Campaign: A national effort to reduce psychosocial morbidities in children and adolescents. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 15 (2), 31A-34A.

Landau, J., Cole, R., Tuttle, J., Clements, C.D., Stanton, M.D.. (2000). Family connectedness and women's sexual risk behaviors: Implications for the prevention/intervention of STD/HIV infection. Family Process, 39 (4), 461-475.

Tuttle, J., Bidwell-Cerone, S., Campbell-Heider, N., Richeson, G., & Collins, S.. (2000). Teen Club: A nursing intervention for reducing risk-taking behavior and improving well-being in African-American female adolescents. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 14 (3), 103-108.

Flanagan, C., Jones, A., & Tuttle, J.. (1999). Prescribing Zyban for a teen. Advance for Nurse Practitioner, 7 (2), 18.

Tuttle, J.; J. Schulenberg, J.L. Maggs, & K. Hurrelmann (eds.). (1998). Book review: Health Risks and Developmental Transitions During Adolescence. Journal of Adolescence - invited, 21 (3), 349.

Tuttle, J.. (1995). Family support, adolescent individuation, and drug and alcohol involvement. Journal of Family Nursing, 1 (3), 303-326.

Tuttle, J.; S.L. Feetham, S.B. Meister, J.M. Bell & C.L. Gilliss (eds.). (1994). Book review: The Nursing of Families. Family Systems Medicine - invited, 12, 215-217.

Tuttle, J.. (1993). Adolescent substance abuse: Psychosocial factors. Journal School Nursing, 9 (3), 18, 20, 22-25.

McCool, W., Tuttle, J., & Crowley, A.. (1992). An overview of contemporary families. Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America, 4 (4), 549-558.

Tuttle, J.. (1991). Menstrual disorders during adolescence. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 5 (4), 97-203.

Adams, B., McAnarney, E., Panzarine, S., & Tuttle, J.. (1990). Successful contraceptive behavior among adolescent mothers: Are there predictors?. Journal of Health Care, 11 (4), 319-325.

Tuttle, J.. (1988). Adolescent pregnancy: Factoring in the father. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 2 (5), 240-244.

Tuttle, J.. (1987). The horse as a member of the therapeutic team. Rehabilitation Nursing, 12 (6), 334-335.

Presentations

Nurse Practitioners‘ Independent Billing and Economic Implications for the Healthcare System,.
American Public Health Association

Nurse Practitioners as Primary Care Providers: Creating Favorable Work Environments in Massachusetts and New York State.
The Michigan Symposium on Effectiveness and Implementation Research

Perceptions of Experiences of Students and Program Personnel in a Post-secondary Transition Program.
conference, National Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Barriers to Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment among Deaf Young Adults.
American Heart Association

"It's Really Soul-Destroying": Adolescents' & Parents' Perceptions of Educational Transition Planning for Youth with Disabilities.
Nursing Research SIG, Society for Adolescent Medicine

Positive Adolescent Life Skills for High-Risk Teens: Findings from a Group Intervention Study.
annual meeting, Eastern Nursing Research Society

Positive Adolescent Life Skills for High Risk Teens- Findings from a Group Intervention Study.
annual meeting, Society for Adolescent Medicine

Substance Abuse Workshop.
KySS Institute

Teen Club Intervention for Children of Substance Abusing Parents.
Research and Leadership conference, Genesee Valley Nurses' Association

Family Support, Adolescent Individuation, and Substance Abuse.
meeting, Society for Adolescent Medicine

Teen Club Intervention for Children of Substance Abusing Parents.
Eastern Nursing Research Society

Teen Club Research Update: Intervention for Children of Substance Abusing Parents.
annual meeting, Society for Adolescent Medicine

Results of a concept study of a Teen Club intervention for children of substance abusing families.
annual meeting, Society for Adolescent Medicine

Teen Club Nursing Intervention for adolescent children of substance abusing parents: A study of five-year outcomes.
Research and Leadership conference, GVNA and local honor societies

Teen Club Nursing Intervention for adolescent children of substance abusing parents: A study of five-year outcomes.
ViaHealth Nursing Research Forum

Teen Club Intervention for adolescent children of substance abusing parents: A study of five-year outcomes.
meeting, International Family Nursing

The evolving role of the Nurse Practitioner in the Rochester area.
NP Special Interest Group, Genesee Valley Nurses' Association

Teen Club Nursing Intervention for adolescent children of substance abusing parents: A study of five-year outcomes.
NYSNA

Teen Club intervention for adolescent children of substance abusing parents: A study of five-year outcomes.
meeting, Society for Adolescent Medicine

Adolescent Development and Behavior.
Orientation for Residential Assistants, Eastman School of Music

A Teen Club Nursing Intervention for Inner-City Adolescent.
NYSNA

Health Promotion for Adolescent.
Young Families program, University of Rochester, Susan B. Anthony Center

Reducing risky behavior and improving well-being of poor, minority, inner-city adolescents: A Teen Club nursing intervention.
Society for Adolescent Medicine

Link-Individual Family Empowerment: A Model for Reducing Women's Sexual Risk-Taking.
Women's Health Conference, American Psychological Association

Development of a Family Theory-Based Intervention for High Risk Young Women.
Eastern Nursing Research Society

The Efficacy of a Family Theory-based Group Intervention for High Risk Adolescents.
National Primary Care NP Symposium

Adolescent Health: Reading Between the Lines.
Pediatric Nursing Conference, University of Rochester Medical Center

Family Influences on Health Behavior: An Exploratory Study.
Society for Adolescent Medicine

The Family Context of Adolescent Risk Behavior.
Research Exchange, University of Rochester

Intergenerational Family Relations and Women's Sexual risk-Taking.
conference: ...preventing and adapting to HIV/AIDS, NIMH

Adolescent Substance Abuse: Family Context of Prevention.
"Advocating for Children", Yale School of Nursing

Awards

Nancy McIntyre Nurse Practitioner of the Year.
The NPA New York State, 2008

Faculty Hero.
UR SON, 2006

Nursing Educator Award.
Genesee Valley Nurses Association, 2002

Outstanding Scholarly Practitioner.
University of Rochester School of Nursing, 2001

Mentorship Award.
NAPNAP - Upstate NY Chapter, 1998

Distinguished Alumnae.
University of Rochester School of Nursing, 1991

Annie Goodrich Teaching Award.
Yale School of Nursing, 1991

Nurse Practitioner of the Year.
Connecticut Nurse Practitioner Group, 1990

Louise Wilson Haller Memorial Award.
University of Rochester School of Nursing, 1984

Inducted Member.
Sigma Theta Tau, Epsilon Xi Chapter, 1983

Outstanding Nurse of the Year.
Virginia Nurses Association, District 8, 1982

Mary Reding Eckl Award.
University of Rochester School of Nursing, 1979

Memberships

Sigma Theta Tau International, Epsilon Xi Chapter

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Member and Fellow

National Association of PNAs and PNPs, fellow

Nurse Practitioner Association

Society for Adolescent Medicine

National Organization of NP Faculties, member

Community Service

MCHB Region II, Executive Committee member

University of Rochester Division of Adolescent Medicine and MCHB, Co-course director for Continuing Professional Education Conference

Health Resources & Services Administration Region II, Advisory Committee for Nurse Leadership Network

American Nurses' Credentialing Center, Content Expert Panel

Task Force on the State of the Adolescent Health Workforce

Society for Adolescent Medicine

Society for Adolescent Medicine

HRSA funded Continuing Education and Development Grant, Education coordinator

University of Rochester Division of Adolescent Medicine and MCHB, Co-course director for Continuing Professional Education Conference

Connecticut Nurse Practitioner Group, Inc.

Connecticut Nurses' Association

Health Professionals Association of Kaiser-Georgetown Community Health Plan, President 1981-1982

Contact Us

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Box SON
Helen Wood Hall
601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14642
(585) 275-2375