Professional Summary

  • Dr. Robin Osterman is an Associate Professor at the UC College of Nursing and is an adult psychiatric mental-health clinical nurse specialist with specialty certification in inpatient obstetrics. Her research involves the testing of social-behavioral interventions to decrease risky behaviors, with a focus on preventing alcohol and substance abuse in pregnancy. In 2010-2012, she was  awarded the Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women&39;s Health (BIRCWH) K12 Award for her study "Motivational Interview to Decrease Prenatal Alcohol Use". Since that time, her research has focused on the use of biomarkers of alcohol use in opioid addicted pregnant women to detect prenatal alcohol use in high risk women and to examine drinking outcomes of women who report histories of childhood and lifetime trauma.

Education

  • BSN: University of Cincinnati College of Nursing & Health, 1980
  • MSN: University of Cincinnati College of Nursing & Health, 1991
  • PhD: University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, 2009

Research/Clinical Interests

  • Alcohol/Substance Use, Pregnancy, Behavior Change, Motivational interviewing

Credentials

  • Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Certification (NVCI), 12-2003, to 11-2006
  • Neonatal Resusitation Program Instructor, American Academy of Pediatrics, 2003, to 2007
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist in Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, ANCC, 2003, - 2013
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program Certification, American Academy of Pediatrics, 1992, - 2009
  • Inpatient Obstetric Nurse, NCC, 1990, to present
  • CPR, AHA, 1980, to present
  • RN, COA, State of Ohio, 1980, to present

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Post Graduate Training/Education
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  • Motivational Interviewing Training for New Trainers (TNT)
    10/04/2010-10/06/2010, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 3 day instructional course to develop trainers of MI and leading to membership in the MI Network of Trainers (MINT). Led by Cathy Cole, MSSW, LCSW and Gian Paola Guelfi, MD. Contact hours: 13.
  • Introduction to Motivational Interviewing
    03/02/2010-03/03/2010, 2 day instructional course led by MI founders William Miller, PhD and Steven Rollnick, PhD with Theresa Moyers, PhD
  • 29NURS871-035 Special Topics - Motivational Interviewing: Evaluation of MI Interventions
    01-2008-03-2008, 10 week graduate course led by Susan Elek, PhD, RN, MINT member
  • 29NURS871-035 Motivational Interviewing: Theory, Practice, and Research
    09-2007-12-2007, 10 week graduate course led by Susan Elek, PhD, RN, MINT member
  • Drug Testing in the Neonate, The National Certification Corporation (NCC)
    06/04/2014, Online continuing education module, Contact hours: 10.0.
  • Implications of Late Preterm Birth, The National Certification Corporation (NCC)
    06/04/2014, Online continuing education module, Contact hours: 5.0.
  • Issues in Professional Licensing, The National Certification Corporation (NCC)
    06/04/2014, Online continuing education module, Contact hours: 5.0.
  • Gabapentin Treatment for Alcohol Dependence: A Randomized Clinical Trial, Addictions Sciences Journal Club
    05/27/2014, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, Contact hours: 1.0.
  • NeoFest 2014: Narcotics – Maternal, Fetal, and Infant Impact
    03/07/2014, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, Contact hours: 3.75.
  • I Read the Application. How Do I Tackle This?, INRS Educational Forum
    03/03/2014, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio, Contact hours: 1.5.
  • What Methodology Do You Select?, INRS Educational Forum
    02/02/2014, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio, Contact hours: 1.5.
  • Evidence-Based Practice for Developing an Education Program, INRS Educational Forum
    01/27/2014, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio, Contact hours: 1.5.
  • Pregnancy and Substance Use
    12/11/2013, , Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO), Center for Addiction and Mental Health’s OpiATE Initiative, and the International Nurse’s Society on Addictions, Online presentation, Contact hours: 0.
  • Literature review to argument: Making your case for funding, INRS Educational Forum
    12/02/2013, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Addictions Sciences Journal Club
    11/26/2013, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, Contact hours: 1.0.
  • First International Conference on Prevention of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
    09/23/2013-09/25/2013, Institute of Health Economics, Alberta, Canada, Contact hours: 9.5.
  • I Have a Research/Teaching Interest. How Do I Develop This into a Fundable Idea?, INRS Educational Forum
    09/16/2013, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio, Contact hours: 1.5.
  • Faculty Mentorship Symposium
    09/16/2013, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, Contact hours: 6.75.
  • Using Trauma Informed Principles in Nursing Practice: Medication Management
    08/21/2013, American Psychiatric Nurses Association, Online presentation, Contact hours: 1.5.
  • Integrated Care for Alcohol and Other Problems: Challenges, Opportunities, and New Directions
    06/24/2013, Research Society on Alcoholism 36th Annual Scientific Meeting/Rutgers, Orlando, Florida, Contact hours: 2.0.
  • Translational Research on Nicotine Dependence Treatment
    06/24/2013, Research Society on Alcoholism 36th Annual Scientific Meeting/Rutgers, Orlando, Florida, Contact hours: 1.0.
  • Mobile Technology in the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorders: Assessment, Analysis, and Intervention
    06/24/2013, , Research Society on Alcoholism 36th Annual Scientific Meeting/Rutgers, Orlando, Florida, Contact hours: 2.0.
  • Emotion Regulation in the Comorbidity of PTSD and Alcohol Use Disorders
    06/24/2013, Research Society on Alcoholism 36th Annual Scientific Meeting/Rutgers, Orlando, Florida, Contact hours: 2.0.
  • Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
    06/20/2013, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Online presentation, Contact hours: 1.0.
  • Reproductive Psychiatry: A Lifespan Approach to the Treatment of Women’s Mental Health
    06/20/2013, American Psychiatric Nurses Association, Online presentation, Contact hours: 1.0.
  • Recent Advances in Pharmacotherapy for Substance Use Disorders
    06/10/2013, American Psychiatric Nurses Association, Online presentation, Contact hours: 1.5.
  • 2013 Ohio Nursing Law Program – Recent Cases
    06/10/2013, Ohio Nursing Law, Online presentation, Contact hours: 1.5.
  • The State of the Science: How It Determines Your Research Question, INRS Educational Forum
    BAD DATE, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio, Contact hours: 1.5.
  • HIV Treatment Outcomes Among HIV-infected, Opioid-Dependent Patients Receiving Buprenorphine/Nalaxone Treatment within HIV Clinical Care Setting: Results from a Multisite Study
    03/26/2013, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, Contact hours: 1.0.
  • Treating Women for Opioid Dependence During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period: The Importance of Science and Clinical Care Informing Each Other
    03/25/2013, PCSS-O Training, Webinar, Contact hours: 0.
  • Incorporating Neuroendocrine Variables into Biobehavioral Research Explanatory Models, presenter – Wendy Umberger
    03/12/2013, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio, Contact hours: 1.5.
  • MNRS 2013 Annual Research Conference, Living Well with Chronic Conditions: Implications for Nursing Science
    03/07/2013-03/10/2013, Midwest Nursing Research Society, Chicago, Illinois, Contact hours: 10.35.
  • Incredibly Fast Introduction to Mixed Methods, INRS Educational Forum
    03/04/2013, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio, Contact hours: 1.5.
  • Literature Review to Argument, INRS Educational Forum
    02/18/2013, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio, Contact hours: 1.5.
  • Patient centered outcomes: Implications for research and practice in learning healthcare systems
    02/08/2013, Southwest Ohio Northern Kentucky (SONK) Consortium, Cincinnati, Ohio, Contact hours: 4.9.
  • Introduction to the ethical norms and regulatory issues that constitute responsible conduct of research
    2012, Required course in curriculum for CCTST Certificate in Clinical and Translational Research. 1 graduate credit hour.
  • IRB…How to Get It Right the First Time, INRS Educational Forum
    11/19/2012, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio, Contact hours: 1.5.
  • Instrument Development, INRS Educational Forum
    10/29/2012, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio, Contact hours: 1.5.
  • Making a Difference in Health Outcomes: Leadership through Research, Beta Iota Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
    10/23/2012, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio, Contact hours: 1.5.
  • Presentation…Check. Now What? INRS Educational Forum
    09/17/2012, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio, Contact hours: 1.5.
  • Money and Time: How to Ask for What You Want and Use What You Get: INRS Educational Forum
    10/01/2012, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio, Contact hours: 1.5.
  • How and When to use Grounded Theory: INRS Educational Forum
    09/17/2012, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio, Contact hours: 1.5.
  • Genetics is a Passing Fad: The Clinical Nurse Specialist as a Change Agent
    04/23/2012, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio, Contact hours: 1.0.
  • Building Community in Online Classes: SoTL in Nursing Scholarly Roundtable
    02/06/2012, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio, Contact hours: 1.5.
  • IRB Considerations in SoTL Learning
    11/01/2010, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio, Contact hours: 1.5.
  • MINT Forum
    10/07/2010-10/09/2010, Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT), San Diego, California, Contact hours: 20.
  • Ethics in Human Research
    11/03/2010, The University of Cincinnati Hospital Social Work Department/Psychiatry Division, Cincinnati, Ohio, Contact hours: 1.0.
  • Society on Alcoholism
    06/29/2010, Rutgers State University, San Antonio, Texas, Contact hours: 2.0.
  • Group Motivational Interviewing interventions with High Risk Adolescent and Adult Populations
    06/28/2010, Research Society on Alcoholism/Rutgers State University, San Antonio, Texas, Contact hours: 2.
  • Collaborative Initiative on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: From MicroRNA to Behavior
    06/27/2010, Research Society on Alcoholism/Rutgers State University, San Antonio, Texas, Contact hours: 2.
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Research to Prevention
    06/27/2010, Research Society on Alcoholism/Rutgers State University, San Antonio, Texas, Contact hours: 1
  • 6th Annual Satellite- Evolving Study of Behavioral Mechanisms of Change: In and Outside of Treatment
    06/26/2010, Research Society on Alcoholism/Rutgers State University, San Antonio, Texas, Contact hours: 8.
  • Peer Review of Teaching: How to Make It Meaningful
    05/03/2010, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio, Contact hours: 1.5.
  • 2010 MNRS Annual Research Conference – Nursing Research: Bench to Bedside
    04/08/2010-04/11/2010, Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS), Kansas City, Missouri, Contact hours: 7.0.
  • Treating the Invisible Wounds of War
    11/12/2009, Greensboro Area Health Education Center, Online course, Contact hours: 3.
  • ICARE: What Primary Care Providers Need to Know about Mental Health Issues Facing Returning Service Members and Their Families
    11/12/2009, The Southern Regional Area Health Education Center and the North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians, Online course, Contact hours: 1.0.
  • Scholarly Publications: How to Become a Prolific Writer
    10/27/2009, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio, Contact hours: 1.5.
  • Qualitative Evidence for Clinical Practice
    10/26/2009, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio, Contact hours: 1.5.
  • Mixed Methods: Principles, Purpose, and Practice
    10/26/2009, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio, Contact hours: 1.5.
  • Perinatal Leader’s Summit
    10/23/2009, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, Contact hours: 2.2.
  • Caring for the Heart: Investigating the Link between Preeclampsia and Future Cardiovascular Disease
    10/20/2009, The Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio, Contact hours: 2.0.
  • APNA 23rd Annual Conference
    10/07/2009-10/10/2009, American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA), Charleston, South Carolina, Contact hours: 11.75.
  • Evidence-based Approaches to Optimizing Remission in Treating Depression Symposium
    10/08/2009, Letters and Sciences, Charleston, South Carolina, Contact hours: 1.5.
  • Experiential Processes and Strategic Approaches in Treating Anxiety: Advanced Intervention Techniques
    09/05/2009, Butler Behavioral Health Services, Inc., Contact hours: 5.5.
  • Experiential Processes and Strategic Approaches in Treating Anxiety: Patterns of Anxiety and Goals
    09/04/2009, Butler Behavioral Health Services, Inc, Contact hours: 5.5.
  • 2007-2008 Ohio Nursing Law Program – Client Safety and Professional Boundaries
    06/01/2009, Ohio Nursing Law, Home study, Contact hours: 1.0.
  • 33rd Annual MNRS Research Conference
    03/27/2009-03/30/2009, MNRS, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Contact hours: 8.0.
  • CANS National State of the Science Congress in Nursing Research
    10/02/2008-10/04/2008, Council for Advancement of Nursing Science (CANS), Washington, D.C, Contact hours: 9.25.
  • Theoretically Driven Interventions Focused on Motivating Older Adults to Engage in Functional and Physical Activity
    04/23/2008, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio, Contact hours: 1.25.
  • 31st Annual Meeting and Educational Conference
    10/10/2007-10/13/2007, International Nurses Society on Addiction (IntNSA), Arlington, Virginia, Contact hours: 8.5.
  • Genetics and Genomics: What Every Nurse Should Know
    06/25/2007, March of Dimes Foundation, Orlando, Florida, Contact hours: 1.3.
  • 2007 AWHONN Convention
    06/23/2007-06/27/2007, Association for Women’s Health, Obstetrics, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), Orlando, Florida, Contact hours: 14.3.
  • The Art of the Diagnostic Interview
    09/13/2006, American Healthcare Institute, Home-study program, Contact hours: 7.0.
  • Understanding Loss and Facilitating Mourning
    07/26/2006, American Healthcare Institute, Home-study program, Contact hours: 7.0.
  • Innovate Lead, Care 2006 AWHONN Convention
    06/24/2006-06/28/2006, Association for Women’s Health, Obstetrics, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), Baltimore, Maryland, Contact hours: 23.1.
  • Brief Therapy with Personality Disorders
    06/01/2006, American Healthcare Institute, Home-study program, Contact hours: 7.0.
  • Chemical Dependency
    04/19/2006, Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio, Contact hours: 2.4.
  • Strategies to Promote Critical Thinking: Strategies for Actively Engaging Students in Crucial Thinking
    03/31/2006, Wright State University-Miami Valley College of Nursing and Health, Dayton, Ohio, Contact hours: 4.3.
  • Strategies to Promote Critical Thinking: Strategies for Engaging Students in Critical Thinking
    03/31/2006, Wright State University-Miami Valley College of Nursing and Health, Dayton, Ohio, Contact hours: 3.3.
  • NICHD Fetal Monitoring Terminology
    12/13/2005, The University Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio, Contact hours: 1.2.
  • Causes for the Not So Perfect Baby – A Review of Human Teratology
    11/10/2005, Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, Ohio, Contact hours: 1.0.
  • Delegation by Licensed Nurses (OAC 4723-13)
    10/18/2005, Wright State University-Miami Valley College of Nursing and Health, Dayton, Ohio, Contact hours: 1.2.
  • Nursing Education: Navigating Toward New Horizons
    09/29/2005-10/01/2005, NLN Education Summit, Baltimore, Maryland, Contact hours: 11.5.
  • Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Certification (NVCI), 12-2003, to 11-2006
  • Neonatal Resusitation Program Instructor, American Academy of Pediatrics, 2003, to 2007
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist in Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, ANCC, 2003, - 2013
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program Certification, American Academy of Pediatrics, 1992, - 2009
  • Inpatient Obstetric Nurse, NCC, 1990, to present
  • CPR, AHA, 1980, to present
  • RN, COA, State of Ohio, 1980, to present
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Professional Affiliations
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  • Research Society on Alcoholism – member
  • Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) – member
  • International Nursing Society on Addictions (IntNSA) – member.
  • Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS)- member
  • Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science (CANS) – member
  • Sigma Theta Tau – Zeta Phi Chapter Director of Chapter Communications/ Corresponding Secretary – elected
  • American Psychiatric Nurse’s Association (APNA) – member
  • Sigma Theta Tau – Zeta Phi Chapter- member
  • Sigma Theta Tau – Beta Iota finance committee
  • National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN) - member
  • Sigma Theta Tau – Beta Iota Chapter member
  • Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrics, and Neonatal Nursing (AWHONN)- member.
  • Sigma Theta Tau - Beta Ioata finance committee, member
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Positions and Work Experience
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  • 09-2009-08-2015,Assistant Professor Tenure-track,University of Cincinnati College of Nursing,Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 09-2005-06-2009,Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing,Wright State University College of Nursing and Health,Dayton, OH
  • 03-2004-06-2006,Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist,Good Samaritan Hospital,Dayton, OH
  • 09-2002-09-2005,Clinical Instructor of Nursing,Wright State University College of Nursing and Health,Dayton, OH
  • 09-2001-06-2002,Adjunct Clinical Instructor of Nursing,Wright State University College of Nursing and Health,Dayton, OH
  • 08-1997-08-2001,Instructor of Nursing,The Christ Hospital School of Nursing,Cincinnati, OH
  • 03-1997-05-1997,Instructor of Nursing,The Christ Hospital School of Nursing,Cincinnati, OH
  • 07-1996-10-1996,Staff Nurse, OB Home Care,The Alliance Home Health Services,Cincinnati, OH
  • 03-1994-08-1995,Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist,The Brief Therapy Center Eating Disorders Recovery Center,Cincinnati, OH
  • 08-1992-05-1994,Clinical Instructor of Nursing,The Christ Hospital School of Nursing,Cincinnati, OH
  • 01-1992-03-1994,Perinatal/Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist,Private Practice,Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 06-1991-09-1991,Group Facilitator/Counselor,Graduate Field Experience,Born Free Program, Miami Valley Hospital,Dayton, OH
  • 06-1991-12-1991,Group Facilitator/Counselor,Graduate Field Experience,The Chaney Allen Center,Cincinnati, OH
  • 01-1991-01-1992,Nurse Therapist,Graduate Field Experience,Lifeways Christian Counseling,Cincinnati, OH
  • 04-1989-07-1990,Obstetrical Nurse Educator,The Program for the Medically Underserved (Healthy Moms and Babes Program),Cincinnati, OH
  • 05-1988-12-1989,Staff Nurse,Labor and Delivery,The Christ Hospital,Cincinnati, OH
  • 03-1981-05-1988,Staff Nurse,Labor and Delivery,The University Hospital,Cincinnati, OH
  • 07-1980-03-1981,Staff Nurse High Risk Postpartum Unit/Nursery,The University Hospital,Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 08/20/2015-to Present,Associate Professor/Tenured,University of Cincinnati College of Nursing,Cincinnati, Ohio
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Research Grants
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  • 11/01/2010-10/31/2012. UC Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training - Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health (BIRCWH) Research Scholar Award (funded by the NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health). Motivational Interview to Decrease Prenatal Alcohol Use, PI
  • 05-2010-05-2012. Rabinowitz Award UC College of Nursing. Motivational Interview to Decrease Prenatal Alcohol Use - Grant, PI
  • 05-2010-05-2012. Dean's Award UC College of Nursing. Motivational Interview to Decrease Prenatal Alcohol Use - Grant, PI
  • 05-2008-05-2009. Sigma Theta Tau International, Beta Iota Chapter of the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing. Motivational Interviewing Intervention to Decrease Alcohol Use During Pregnancy - Grant, PI, Completed.
  • 2008-2008. University of Cincinnati Research Council, Summer Graduate Student Fellowship. Evaluating a Motivational Interviewing Intervention with Women Consuming Alcohol During Pregnancy - Fellowship, PI, Completed.
  • R49CE523225 [R01-type]2002-2007. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Grants for Unintentional Injury Prevention and Control Research . ED Intervention to Reduce Risky Behaviors in Drivers - Grant, research assistant, Completed.
  • U84/CCU508718-011992-1997. Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, Georgia, Program Director. Perinatal Alcohol Users: Identification and Intervention - Grant, Co-investigator, Completed.
  • MOD151992-1992. March of Dimes, Greater Cincinnati Chapter, Program Director. Perinatal Alcohol Users: Identification and Intervention - Grant, Co-investigator, Completed.
  • 1991-1991. University of Cincinnati Research Council, Summer Graduate Student Fellowship. Perceived Support and the Use of Cocaine During Pregnancy - Fellowship, PI, Completed.
  • SRS 00566407/01/2008-06/30/2009. Beta Iota Chapter Sigma Theta Tau. Motivational Interviewing Intervention with Women Consuming Alcohol During Pregnancy, PI
  • 06/01/2014-05/31/2015. University of Cincinnati College of Nursing Dean’s Research Award. Alcohol Use Biomarkers in Pregnant Methadone Users, Completed.
  • APNF Research Grant06/01/2014-05/31/2015. American Psychiatric Nursing Foundation. Alcohol Use Biomarkers in Pregnant Methadone Users, PI, Awarded.
  • 2014-2015. Alcohol Use Biomarkers in Pregnant Methadone Users, Rabinowitz Award, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, intramural award , PI
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Peer Reviewed Publications (in chronological order)
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  • Osterman, R., Lewis, D., & Winhusen, T. (2017). Efficacy of motivational enhancement therapy to decrease alcohol and illicit-drug use in pregnant substance users reporting baseline alcohol use. . Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 77 (June), 150-155.
  • Osterman, R. L., Carle, A. C., Ammerman, R. T., & Gates, D. (2014). Single-session motivational intervention to decrease alcohol use during pregnancy. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 47 (1), 10-9. doi:10.1016/j.jsat.2014.01.009
  • Osterman, R. L., & Dyehouse, J. (2012). Effects of a motivational interviewing intervention to decrease prenatal alcohol use. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 34 (4), 434-54. doi:10.1177/0193945911402523
  • Osterman, RL (2011). (In Press). Feasibility of Using Motivational Interviewing to decrease alcohol use during pregnancy. Journal of Addictions Nursing, 22 (3), 93, 102.
  • Osterman, R. (2011). Decreasing alcohol use during pregnancy. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, 29 (4), 436, 452.
  • Osterman, R. (. E., & Savage, C. (. (2010). Clinical reviews: Older women and risk for alcohol use problems. Journal of Addictions Nursing, 21, 46, 48.
  • Osterman, R., Ribak, J., Bohn, C., Fargo, J., & Sommers, M. (2009). Screening for hazardous/harmful drinking and depressive symptoms in an at-risk emergency department population. Journal of Addictions Nursing, 20 (1), 34-40.
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Published Abstracts
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  • Osterman, R. (2010). Motivational interviewing to decrease alcohol use during pregnancy. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 34 (Suppl.) (6), 211A.
  • Sommers, M.S., Fargo, J.D., Ribak, J., Osterman, R., & Lyons, M. (2007). Sleep deficit in young adult problem drinkers and risky drivers. . Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 31(Suppl.) (6), 170 A. .
  • Osterman, R., Ammerman, R.T., Gates, D., & Schafer, J. (2012). Decreasing prenatal alcohol use: A randomized clinical trial of motivational interviewing.. Journal of Women's Health, 21 (10), 996, 997.
  • Osterman, R., Ammerman, R.T., Gates, D., & Carle, A. (2013). Single-session motivational interviewing to decrease prenatal alcohol use. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 37 (2), 50A..
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Other Publications
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  • Osterman, R. L. (10-2005). 6600 Orientation Manual for Nurses. Good Samaritan Hospital Detoxification Unit.. .
  • Osterman, R. L. (08-2005). Good Samaritan Hospital Mental Health Inpatient Unit Faculty Orientation Manual. .
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Publicity
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  • (2013). Decreasing Alcohol Use During Pregnancy ,Featured in the UC College of Nursing magazine UC NURSING in the Fall, 2013 edition
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Poster Presentations
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  • Osterman, R (06/30/2010). Motivational Interviewing Intervention to Decrease Alcohol Use During Pregnancy.33rd Annual Research Society on Alcoholism Scientific Meeting ,San Antonio, Texas. National
  • Osterman R. (10-2009). Evaluating a Motivational Interviewing Intervention with Women Consuming Alcohol During Pregnancy.Many Differences, One Voice: Practice, Research, Education, Administration, American Psychiatric Nurses Association 23rd Annual Conference ,Charleston, South Carolina. National
  • Osterman, R. (03-2009). Evaluating a Motivational Interviewing Intervention with Women Consuming Alcohol During Pregnancy.Nursing Research: Promoting Social Justice and Human Rights, 33rd Annual Midwest Nursing Research Society Research Conference ,Minneapolis, Minnesota. Regional
  • Osterman, R. (03-2009). Evaluating a Motivational Interviewing Intervention with Women Consuming Alcohol During Pregnancy.University of Cincinnati Graduate Poster Forum ,Cincinnati, Ohio. University
  • Osterman, R., Ribak, J., Bohn, C., Fargo, J.F., & Sommers, M.S. (10-2008). Co-Morbid Hazardous/Harmful Drinking and Depressive Symptoms in an Emergency Department Population of Problem Drinkers and Risky Drivers.2008 National State of the Science Congress in Nursing Research, Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science Conference ,Washington, DC. National
  • Sommers, M.S., Fargo, J.D., Ribak, J., Osterman, R., & Lyons, M. (07-2007). Sleep Deficit in Young Adult Problem Drinkers and Risky Drivers.30th Annual Research Society on Alcoholism Scientific Meeting ,Chicago, Illinois.
  • Osterman, R (04-1993). Perceived Support and the Use of Cocaine During Pregnancy.Perinatal Regional Conference - A Vision Toward 2001 ,Cincinnati, Ohio . Regional
  • Osterman, R (12-1992). Perceived Support and the Use of Cocaine During Pregnancy.The Fifth Annual National Conference on Drugs, Alcohol, Pregnancy, and Parenting ,Chicago, Illinois. National
  • Osterman, R. (07-1992). Perceived Support and the Use of Cocaine During Pregnancy.OSAP Perinatal Alcohol and Other Substance Abuse Prevention Conference ,Washington, DC. National
  • Osterman, R. (04/10/2010). Motivational Interviewing Intervention to Decrease Alcohol Use During Pregnancy.Nursing Research: Bench to Beside, 2010 Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS) Annual Research Conference ,Kansas City, Missouri.
  • Osterman, R. (03/06/2009). Evaluating a Motivational Interviewing Intervention with Women Consuming Alcohol During Pregnancy.University of Cincinnati Graduate Poster Forum ,Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Osterman, R., Ammerman, R.T., Gates, D., & Carle, A. (06/23/2013). Single-Session Motivational Interviewing to Decrease Prenatal Alcohol Use. .Research Society on Alcoholism 36th Annual Scientific Meeting ,, Orlando, Florida. Professional Meeting. National
  • Osterman, R., Ammerman, R.T., Gates, D., & Carle, A. (11/14/2012). Decreasing Prenatal Alcohol Use: A Randomized Clinical Trial of Motivational Interviewing.Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) Scholars Meeting, Office of Research on Women’s Health/National Institutes of Health/ US Department of Health and Human Services ,Rockville, Maryland. National
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Colloquium
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  • Osterman, R. L. (08/08/1992). Presider for session, Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing. ,International State of the Science Congress, Washington, D.C.
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Lectures
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  • (10/15/2009). Nursing Management of the Client in Labor. 29NURS704 Accelerated Health Patterns A – Obstetrics
  • (10/19/2009). Complications of Pregnancy. 29NURS704 Accelerated Health Patterns A – Obstetrics
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Paper Presentations
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  • Osterman, R. (04/10/2010). Motivational Interviewing Intervention to Decrease Alcohol Use During Pregnancy. Nursing Research: Bench to Beside, 2010 Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS) Annual Research Conference , Kansas City, Missouri. Conference. National
  • Osterman R. (10-2009). Motivational Interviewing Intervention to Decrease Alcohol Use During Pregnancy. Many Differences, One Voice: Practice, Research, Education, Administration, American Psychiatric Nurses Association 23rd Annual Conference ,Charleston, South Carolina. Conference. National
  • Osterman, R. (07/02/2009). Motivational Interviewing Intervention to Decrease Alcohol Use During Pregnancy. ,University Hospital Women’s Health Center, Cincinnati, OH. Conference. Local
  • Ribak, J., Osterman, R., Bohn, C., Fargo, J.F., & Sommers, M.S. (10/03/2008). Alcohol assessment in the urban emergency department: Comparison of three forms of the AUDIT. 2008 National State of the Science Congress in Nursing Research ,Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science Conference, Washington, DC.. Conference. National
  • Osterman, R., Ribak, J., Bohn, C., Fargo, J.F., & Sommers, M.S. (03/28/2008). Co-Morbid Hazardous/Harmful Drinking and Depressive Symptoms: A Study of Urban Emergency Department Patients with Health Compromising Behaviors. Nursing Research: At the Crossroads of Global Health, 32nd Annual Midwest Nursing Research Society Research Conference ,Indianapolis, Indiana. Conference. National
  • Ribak, J., Osterman, R., Bohn, C., Fargo, J.F., & Sommers, M.S. (03/29/2008). Bringing Alcohol Assessment to the Urban Emergency Department: Predictive Value of Three Forms of the AUDIT. Nursing Research: At the Crossroads of Global Health, 32nd Annual Midwest Nursing Research Society ,Indianapolis, Indiana. Conference. National
  • Osterman, R., Ribak, J., Bohn, C., Fargo, J.F., & Sommers, M.S. (10/13/2007). Association Between Hazardous/Harmful Drinking and Depressive Symptoms in Emergency Room Populations. & Addictions Nursing: Influencing Policy and Practice, International Nurses Society on Addictions 31st Annual Conference ,Arlington, Virginia. Conference. International
  • Ribak, J., Osterman, R., Bohn, C., Fargo, J.F., & Sommers, M.S. (10/13/2007). How Short is too Short? Comparing Three Forms of the AUDIT for Use in the Emergency Department. Advocacy & Addictions Nursing: Influencing Policy and Practice, International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA) 31st Annual Conference ,Arlington, Virginia. Conference. International
  • Osterman, R. (10-2005). Management of Aggressive Behavior: Crisis Prevention. ,Good Samaritan Hospital Behavioral Health Dept., Dayton, Ohio.
  • Osterman, R. (10-2005). Use of Restraints. ,Good Samaritan Hospital Behavioral Health Dept., Dayton, Ohio.
  • Osterman, R. (01-2005). Turning Anger Into Empowerment: The Use of Assertiveness Training Techniques – Parts 1&2. ,Good Samaritan Hospital Mental Health Inpatient Unit, Dayton, Ohio.
  • Osterman, R. (10-2004). Daily Goal Setting with Patients. ,Good Samaritan Hospital Mental Health Inpatient Unit, Dayton, Ohio.
  • Osterman, R. (05-2004). The Impact of Culture on Mental Health. ,Good Samaritan Hospital Mental Health Inpatient Unit, Dayton, Ohio.
  • Osterman, R. (01/20/1995). Brief Therapy. ,Clermont County Counselors Association, Milford, Ohio.
  • Osterman, R. (11/30/1993). Perceived Support and the Use of Cocaine During Pregnancy. Sigma Theta Tau Biennial Convention ,Indianapolis, Indiana. International
  • Osterman, R. (05/26/1993). Pregnancy - Adolescent Concerns. ,Colerain Career Center, Cincinnati, Ohio..
  • Osterman, R. (04/27/1993). Panel Member ,World Pride Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio. International
  • Osterman, R. (03/24/1993). Infertility and Perinatal Loss . Parent’s support group ,Crescent Women’s Medical Group, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Osterman, R. (10/05/1992). The Expanded Role of the Nurse. ,The Christ Hospital School of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Osterman, R. (08-1992). Perceived Support and the Use of Cocaine During Pregnancy. The International State of the Science Congress ,Washington, D.C.. International
  • Osterman, R. (07/28/1992). Perceived Support and the Use of Cocaine During Pregnancy. Born Free program ,Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, Ohio.
  • Osterman, R. (05/21/1992). Nursing Care of the Substance Abuser and Chemically Dependent . ,Good Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Osterman, R. (05/21/1992). Nurses in Independent Practice. ,University of Cincinnati College of Nursing and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Osterman, R. (03/10/1992). Perinatal loss. ,Mercy Hospital-Anderson, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Osterman, R. (12/12/1991). Perceived Support and the Use of Cocaine During Pregnancy. ,Perinatal Center, University Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Osterman, R. L., Lewis, D., & Winhusen, T. (10/17/2014). Decreased alcohol use in pregnant substance users receiving motivational enhancement therapy. International Nurses Society on Addictions 2014 Annual Educational Conference ,Washington, D.C. International
  • Osterman, R., Ammerman, R.T., Gates, D., & Carle, A. (10/16/2014). Single-Session Motivational Interviewing to Decrease Prenatal Alcohol Use. International Nurses Society on Addictions 2014 Annual Educational Conference ,Washington, D.C. International
  • Osterman, R.L., Lewis, D., & Winhusen, T. (10/24/2014). Decreased alcohol use in pregnant substance users receiving motivational enhancement therapy. American Psychiatric Nurses Association 28th Annual Conference ,Indianapolis, Indiana. National
  • Osterman, R., Ammerman, R.T., Gates, D., & Carle, A. (03/09/2013). Motivational interviewing to decrease prenatal alcohol use: A randomized clinical trial. Living Well with Chronic Conditions: Implications for Nursing Science, Midwest Nursing Research Society 37th Annual Research Conference ,Chicago, Illinois. National
  • Osterman, R., Martsolf, D, Gillespie, G., Lee, R. (02-2014). What methodology do you use?. Paper presented at the Institute for Nursing Research (INRS) Educational Forum ,Cincinnati, Ohio. Local
  • Osterman, R. (10/22/2013). Alcohol Use Biomarkers in Pregnant Methadone Users. Addiction Sciences Division Research Incubator ,Cincinnati, Ohio. Local
  • Osterman, R., Martsolf, D, Gillespie, G., Lee, R. (04-2013). State of the science: How it determines your research question (invited presentation). Paper presented at the Institute for Nursing Research (INRS) Educational Forum, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing ,Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Osterman, R. (04/01/2013). Trauma-Informed Intervention to Decrease Alcohol Use During Pregnancy. Institute of Nursing Research (INRS) Educational Forum, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing ,Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Osterman, R. (10/06/2011). Motivational Interview to Decrease Prenatal Alcohol Use. Prevention Science Seminar - Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, Cincinnati Children's Medical Center ,Cincinnati, Ohio. Local
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Recent Awards/Honors
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  • Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health (BIRCWH) Research Scholar award.Awarded by the UC Academic Health Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training - from the NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH)Monetary($200,000 career development award),11/01/2010,10/31/2012
  • Outstanding Poster Presentation - Social, Behavioral, Economic Sciences & Education Div..University of Cincinnati Graduate Poster Forum 2009,2009
  • First Place Student Research Poster."Evaluating a Motivational Interviewing Intervention with Women Consuming Alcohol During Pregnancy"” – Many Differences, One Voice: Practice, Research, Education, Administration, American Psychiatric Nurses Association 23rd Annual Conference, Charleston, South Carolina.,2009
  • Sigma Theta Tau Research Award.Sigma Theta Tau, Beta Iota Chapter, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio.,2008
  • University of Cincinnati Research Council Summer Graduate Student Research Fellowship.University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio.,2008
  • Mae Rinehart Scholarship.University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio.,2007,2008
  • Nominated for Graduate Teaching Excellence Award.Wright State University College of Nursing and Health, Dayton, Ohio.,2007,2008
  • Nominated for Undergraduate Clinical Teaching Excellence Award.Wright State University College of Nursing and Health, Dayton, Ohio.,2007,2008
  • University Graduate Scholarship.University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio.,2006,2009
  • Graduate Assistantship.University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio.,2006,2007
  • Nominated for Traditional Undergraduate Didactic Teaching Excellence Award.Wright State University College of Nursing and Health, Dayton, Ohio.,2006,2007
  • Nominated for Traditional Undergraduate Clinical Teaching Excellence Award.Wright State University College of Nursing and Health, Dayton, Ohio,2006,2007
  • Nominated for Graduate Teaching Excellence Award.Wright State University College of Nursing and Health, Dayton, Ohio.,2006,2007
  • First runner up – Presidential Award for Faculty Excellence: Outstanding Lecturer.Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio.,2006
  • Nominated for Faculty Excellence Award for Undergraduate Teaching.Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio.,2005,2006
  • Who's Who in Health Science Education.Academic Keys,2005
  • Who's Who Among America's Teachers,2005
  • Nominated for Faculty Excellence Award for Undergraduate Clinical Teaching.Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio.,2004,2005
  • Nominated for Faculty Excellence Award for Undergraduate Classroom Teaching.Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio.,2004,2005
  • Nominated for Faculty Excellence Award for Undergraduate Classroom Teaching.Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio.,2003,2004
  • Faculty Excellence Award for Undergraduate Clinical Teaching.Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio.,2003,2004
  • Sigma Theta Tau Research Award, Beta Iota Chapter.University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio.,1992
  • Patricia Ryan Wahl Award for Excellence in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing.University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio.,1992
  • Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship.University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio.,1991
  • Professional Traineeship.University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio.,1991
  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude.University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio. Degree: BSN,1980
  • Voorheis Honor Scholarship.University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio.,1976,1979
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Human Protocols
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  • Principal Investigator
    Alcohol Use Biomarkers
    College of Nursing
    University of Cincinnati
    Staff: Winhusen, Theresa (Sub-investigator)
    Approval Date:08/19/2014
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Student Advising
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  • Jennifer Brubaker (2005). Raising Awareness of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. Completed ,Undergrad. Advisor. Student graduated with Honors in June, 2005..
  • Diana Nguyen (2012). Completed ,Undergrad. Advisor.
  • Kendra Varner (2014). Completed ,Doctoral. Advisor.
  • Christine Wilder, MD. (2013). Project: To: 1) identify barriers to treatment retention for opiate addicted postpartum mothers in medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and 2) pilot an computer-delivered intervention to improve treatment retention of postpartum women in MAT..
  • Joseph Perazzo (2013). Completed ,Doctoral. Advisor. Professional Seminar I and II course..
  • Jennifer Rode (2013). The Protective Effects of Social Support on Postpartum Depression: Does Emotional Intelligence Matter?. Completed ,Doctoral. Committee Member.
  • Angela Adam (2012). ,Doctoral. Advisor.
  • Catharina Henderson (2012). Obesity Challenges for Patients and Health Care Workers. Completed ,Doctoral. Committee Member.
  • Billie Jean Kosak (2011). Completed ,Doctoral. 29 NURS - Proseminar II and III..
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Courses Taught
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  • 29-NURS-704 HP A OB ACCELERATED Graduate
  • 29-NURS-307 CC MENTAL HEALTH Undergraduate
  • ,NUR 443: BEACON Nursing 3- Childbearing and Childrearing- 2nd degree accelerated undergraduate students..
  • ,NUR 453- BEACON Seminar 4- 2nd degree accelerated undergraduate students. .
  • ,NUR 308 Theories and Concepts in Professional Nursing..
  • ,NUR 322 Nursing Care of Childbearing Families .
  • ,NUR 421 Nursing Care of Mental Health Systems .
  • NBSN 4062 ,Scientific Basis for Professional Nursing Practice. Undergraduate
  • ANPS 8011 ,Developmental Issues in Complex Psychiatric - Mental Health Disorders. Graduate
  • ANPS 8002 ,Environmental Issues in Adult/Geriatric Treatment. Graduate
  • 29-ANPS-824 ADULT/GERO MH THERA Graduate
  • ,Prevention of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Elective.
  • 29-NURS-307 CC MENTAL HEALTH Undergraduate
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Service
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  • ,University of Cincinnati College of Nursing ,Behavior Change Research Interest Group (RIG) Champion(2011-2012).
  • ,PhD program ,Preliminary Examination Task Force ,Member(2010).
  • ,Healthy Beginnings Cincinnati, Ohio ,Board Member(2010-to Present).
  • ,Mother’s Council, Center for Chemical Addictions Treatment, Cincinnati, Ohio ,Member(2010-to Present).
  • ,University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio ,Research/Scholarly Activities Council ,Elected Member(2010-to Present).
  • ,University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio ,Preliminary Exam Task Force, PhD Program Committee ,Member(2009-2011).
  • ,Butler Behavioral Health Services, Butler County, Ohio ,Board Member(2009-to Present).
  • ,University of Cincinnati College of Nursing ,Behavior Change Research Interest Group (RIG) Member ,Member(2009-2012).
  • ,Sigma Theta Tau – Zeta Phi Chapter ,Director of Chapter Communications/Corresponding Secretary/ Editor ,Elected Member(2006).
  • ,Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio ,University Non-Bargaining Unit Salary Inequity Committee ,Member(2006).
  • ,Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio ,University Non-Bargaining Unit Faculty Affairs Committee ,Co-Chair(2004-2006).
  • ,Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio ,NBUFM committee ,Co-Chair(2004-2006).
  • ,Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio ,Workload task force ,Member(2004-2005).
  • ,Sigma Theta Tau - Beta Iota Chapter ,Finance committee ,Member(2004-2006).
  • ,Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio ,Faculty Affairs ,Member(2003-2005).
  • ,Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio ,Faculty Organization ,Member(2002-2009).
  • ,Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio ,Non-Bargaining Unit Faculty Member Committee(2002-2009).
  • , Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio ,Curriculum Committee ,Elected Member(2002-2006).
  • ,University of Cincinnati ,Leadership Council ,Member(2014-to Present).
  • ,University of Cincinnati ,PhD Program Evaluation Task Force ,Member(2013-to Present).
  • ,University of Cincinnati ,Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure Committee ,Elected Member(2013-2014).
  • ,University of Cincinnati ,Vulnerable Populations and Health Disparities Research Focus Area group ,Member(2012-to Present).
  • ,University of Cincinnati ,Research/Scholarly Activities Council (RSAC) ,Elected Member(2009-to Present).
  • ,University of Cincinnati ,Research/Scholarly Activities Council (RSAC) ,Committee Chair(2013-2015).
  • ,University of Cincinnati College of Nursing ,Task Force for Integrative Health and Wellness(2014-to Present).
  • ,University of Cincinnati ,Center for Clinical Translational Science and Training (CCTST) K-Club ,Member(2011-to Present).
  • ,University of Cincinnati ,Center for Clinical Translational Science and Training (CCTST) Focus Group to redesign CCTST website ,Member(2011).
  • ,University of Cincinnati ,Addiction Sciences Division, UC College of Medicine, Journal club ,Member(2010-to Present).
  • ,University of Cincinnati ,Addiction Sciences Division, UC College of Medicine, Research Incubator Workgroup ,Member(2010-to Present).
  • ,American Nurses Association/Ohio Nurses Association ,Member(2014-to Present).
  • ,American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) ,Addictions Council Steering Committee ,Member(2014-to Present).
  • ,Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) ,Member(2010-to Present).
  • ,Research Society on Alcoholism ,Member(2010-to Present).
  • ,Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science (CANS) ,Member(2007-to Present).
  • ,Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS) ,Member(2007-to Present).
  • ,International Nursing Society on Addictions (IntNSA) ,Member(2007-to Present).
  • ,American Psychiatric Nurse’s Association (APNA) ,Member(2003-to Present).
  • ,National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN) ,Member(1997-2003).
  • ,Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrics, and Neonatal Nursing (AWHONN) ,Member(1980-to Present).
  • ,Hamilton County Response to the Opioid Epidemic (ROE) ,Community Coalition Addressing Non-fatal and Fatal Opioid Overdoses ,Member(2013-to Present).
  • ,Butler Behavioral Health Services and Primary Health Solutions ,Strategic Planning Committee (Patient-Centered Medical Home) ,Member(2011-to Present).
  • ,Healthy Beginnings ,Executive Board ,Secretary-Elect(2013-to Present).
  • ,Voices of Hope (formerly Mother’s Council), Center for Chemical Addictions Treatment ,Member(2010-to Present).
  • ,Butler Behavioral Health Services Board of Directors ,Executive Committee(2014).
  • ,Perinatal Community Action Task Force (PCAT) ,Member(2009-2011).
  • ,Flower Power: Thinking of Women’s Health Conference(2005).
  • ,Sigma Theta Tau International – Zeta Phi Chapter ,Secretary-Elect(2004-2006).
  • ,Sigma Theta Tau International ,Beta Iota Chapter Finance committee ,Member(2004-2006).
  • ,Lakota East Marching Band(2002).
  • ,Sigma Theta Tau, Zeta Phi chapter ,Planning Committee ,Member(2005).
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