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Dr. Kathleen A. Wheeler

Professor of Nursing
kwheeler@fairfield.edu
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Honors

  • 2009 Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN)
  • Distinguished Alumni Cornell University-New York Hospital School of Nursing, 2004.
  • Annual Sigma Theta Tau MuChi Award for Excellence in Nursing: Nursing Research, 1996.
  • Award for Innovative Curricular Design of $1000 from Lehman College of CUNY for proposal Integrating Empathy Training Into the Undergraduate Nursing Curriculum, 1992.

Awards

  • 2008 AJN Book of the Year Award for Psychotherapy for the Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse.
  • 2008 American Psychiatric Nurses Association Media Award for book Psychotherapy for the Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse St. Louis:Elsevier Health Sciences.
  • 2008 American Psychiatric Nurses Association Award for Excellence in Practice APRN
  • 2004 American Psychiatric Nurses Association Award for Excellence in Education.
  • Sigma Theta Tau Chapter Newsletter Article Award for “Evidence Based Practice” in MuChi Newsletter, 2001.

Grants

  • Senior Summer Fellowship from Fairfield University: An Outcome Study of Psychotherapy Patients Treated with EMDR., $7,000 awarded, 2008-present P.I. for national interdisciplinary multi-site research project, I wrote the proposal and other mental health professionals are collecting data on their clients under my direction.
  • Fairfield University grant award for A Prospective EMDR Outcome Study.$1000.00; 2005-2006; I wrote the grant and collected data on my clients as a pilot study.
  • vonAmerigen Foundation for Mental Health Services Program at The Health Promotion Center; $95,545; 1999 -2002; Project Director and P.I. I wrote the proposal and directed other APRNs, RNs & nursing students who did data collection and program delivery.
  • Fairfield University Summer Stipend for Alexithymia, Depression and Binge Eating in Women; $2500; 1995-1996; Project Director and P.I., I wrote the proposal & collected the data & the research assistant coded the data and the 2nd author of the resulting publication analyzed the data.