Elizabeth G. Damato, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC

Associate Professor in the School of Nursing

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email
egd@case.edu
phone
216.368.2597

 

Research Interests

  • Maternal Attachment - Twins
  • Family Support/Parent Support - Twins
  • Postpartum Stress/Depression
  • Low Birth Weight Babies
  • Sleep in New Mothers and Babies

Research Projects

  • Principal Investigator, "Caring for Full-Term and Preterm Twins: Effects on Parental Sleep and Mood," Foundation for Neonatal Research and Education, 2007-2008.
  • Principal Investigator, "Relationships among Sleep, Depression, and Quality of Maternal-Child Interaction in Mothers of Twins," Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses, 2007-2009. 
  • Principal Investigator, "Sleep Patterns and Depression in Mothers and Fathers of Twins, NIH, National Institute of Nursing Research R15NR009797, 2007-2009.
  • Principal Investigator, "Fatigue, Sleep, and Self-Rated Health in Parents of Twins," FPB School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Research Initiation Grant, 2004-2005.
  • Principal Investigator, "Positive and Negative Mood States in Mothers of Twins," FPB School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Pilot Research Grant, 2001-2002.
  • Principal Investigator, "Positive and Negative Mood States in Mothers and Fathers of Twins," FPB School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Intramural Funding, 2001-2002.
  • Principal Investigator, "Maternal Attachment in Multifetal Gestations," Alpha Chi Chapter Sigma Theta Tau Grant, 1998.

Training Projects

  • Co-Program Director, "Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Advanced Education Program,"
  • Donna Dowling Program Director, Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Health Professions, HP-00263-01, 2001-2004.

Education Interests

  • Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
  • Advanced Practice Nursing
  • Perinatal Nursing

Educational Background

  • BSN, Nursing, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
  • MSN, Pediatric Primary Care and Perinatal Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • PhD, Nursing, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA