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Cecelia Gatson Grindel PhD, RN, FAAN

Retired, Professor    
Education

1988 Ph.D. University of Maryland, School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21201
1982 M.S.N. Villanova University, College of Nursing, Villanova, PA 19085
1969 B.S.N. Avila College, Department of Nursing, Kansas City, MO 64145

Specializations

Adult health/medical-surgical nursing, Oncology nursing, Living with chronic illness (cancer, HIV/AIDS, cardiovascular disease)
Program evaluation

Biography
Publications

Articles

  • Grindel, Cecelia G., McGehee, Linda A., Patsdaughter, Carol A., Roberts, Susan J. (2006). Cancer prevention and screening behaviors in Lesbians. Women & Health, 44(2), 15-39.
  • Jacobson, Linbania & Grindel, Cecelia G. (2006). What is happening in pre-licensure RN clinical nursing education?  Nursing Education Perspectives, 27(2), 108-109.
  • Grindel, Mary E. and Grindel, Cecelia G. (2006). Nursing care for the person having bariatric surgery. MedSurg Nursing, 15(3), 129-145.
  • Roberts, Susan J., Grindel, Cecelia G., Patsdaughter, Carol A., DeMarco, Rosanna, and Tarmina M. Suzanne. (2005). Lesbian Use and Abuse of Alcohol: Results of the Boston Lesbian Health Project II. Substance Abuse, 25(4), 1-9.

Chapters

  • Grindel, Cecelia G., McGehee, Linda A., Patsdaughter, Carol A., Roberts, Susan J. (2006). Cancer prevention and screening behaviors in Lesbians. In. S. Kerr and R. Mathy (Eds.)Preventive Health Measures for Lesbian and Bisexual Women. Binghamton, NY: The Haworth Medical Press. pp. 15-40. (Note: Preventive Health Measures for Lesbian and Bisexual Women has been co-published simultaneously as Women & Health, 44(2), 15-39).
  • Grindel, Cecelia G. and Kerr, Noel. (2006). Adult health medical-surgical nursing practice: Recent changes and current issues. In Perle S. Cowen and Sue Moorhead (Eds.) Current Issues in Nursing, 7th Ed. St. Louis, MO: Mosby Elsevier. Ch. 19.

Presentations

  • Oliver, JoAnn, and Grindel, Cecelia G. (2008). Prostate cancer screening among African American men in the rural south. Poster presentation. Southern Nursing Research Society Conference in Birmingham, AL, February 21-23, 2008.
  • Gebhardt, Mary Catherine, Testani-Dufour, Linda, Grindel, Cecelia G., and McGehee, Linda. Caregiver and nurse expectations regarding recovery of patients with traumatic brain injury. Podium presentation. Southern Nursing Research Society Conference in Birmingham, AL, February 21-23, 2008.
  • Grindel, Cecelia Gatson, and Hagerstrom, Glenn. (2007). Using synchronous and asynchronous online teaching strategies for graduate nursing courses. Podium presentation. Sloan C Asynchronous and Synchronous Computer Conference in Orlando, FL., November 8, 2007.
  • Grindel, Cecelia. (2007). Creating a Leadership Partnership. Invited presentation at the annual Nursing Alliance Leadership Academy in Louisville, KY, on August 25, 2007.
  • Grindel, Cecelia Gatson, and Hnatiuk, Cyndee Nowicki. (2006). Creating a Leadership Partnership. Invited presentation at the annual Nursing Alliance Leadership Academy in Memphis, TN, on November 17, 2007.
  • Grindel, Cecelia. (2006).  Leading in a volunteer organization. Invited presentation at the annual meeting of the Society of Urological Nurses and Associates in Kansas City, MO, on October 27, 2006.
  • Grindel, Cecelia. (2006). Evidence-based practice: An essential for quality. Invited presentation at the annual conference of the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nurses in Atlanta, GA, on March 24, 2006.
  • Oliver, JoAnn, and Grindel, Cecelia. (2006). Beliefs and attitudes about prostate cancer and prostate cancer screening and practices among rural African American men. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Oncology Nursing Society. Abstracts published in Oncology Nursing Forum, 33(2), 454, Abstract No. 209.
  • Grindel, Cecelia G. The State of the Art of Clinical Nursing Education.  Invited presentation at the National League of Nursing Education Summit 2005 in Baltimore, MD, on October 1, 2005.

Funding

  • The Grady Mentorship Program Development and Evaluation. Grindel, Cecelia, Gordon, Pamela. ($14,963). Subcontract: Journey Towards Excellence II: Preceptor and Mentor Development. Linda Toomer. Health Resources and Services Administration. 2007-2010.
  • Caregiver and Nurse Expectations Regarding the Recovery of the Patient with Acquired Brain Injury. Gebhardt, Mary, Grindel, Cecelia G., and McGehee, L. ($8,000), Rehabilitation Nursing Association. 2007-2008.
  • Caregiver and Nurse Expectations Regarding the Recovery of the Patient with Acquired Brain Injury. Gebhardt, Mary, Grindel, Cecelia G., and McGehee, L. ($5,000), Georgia State University, College of Health & Human Sciences—Intramural funding. 2007-2008.
  • The State of the Art of Clinical Nursing Education. Grindel, Cecelia G., Jacobson, L., Hagerstrom, Glenn. Funded ($10,000) by the National League of Nursing. 2005-2006.

Professional Service Activities

  • Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses
    2007-2008 Chair, Foundation Committee
    2006-2007 Past President, Board of Directors
    2004-2006 President
    2003-2004 President-Elect, Board of Directors
    2002-2003 Member, Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Board
    2002 Member, Task Force for Development of Certification for Medical-Surgical Nurses
    2001-2006 N3 Evaluation Coordinator, Nursing Nurturing Nurse Project
    1998-2000 Chair, Project Tomorrow
    1997-1999 Chair, Research Committee
  • Sigma Theta Tau International
    2001-2003 Program Committee, Clinical Sessions, Biennial Convention, Toronto, Canada (November 2003)
    1999-2001 Program Committee, Clinical Sessions (Co-Chair)
    1993-1995 Nominating Committee
    1989-1993 Region 6 Coordinator

Awards and Honors

  • 2005 Selected as a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing. Inducted in November, 2005, in Scottsdale, AZ.
  • 1998 Anthony J. Jannetti Award for Extraordinary Contributions to Health Care, presented by the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses at the annual meeting in Philadelphia on October 3, 1998.