Chris Winkelman, PhD, RN, ACNP, FCCM, FAANP

Associate Professor in the School of Nursing

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Research Interests

  • Positioning and Activity in Critically Ill Adults
  • Cytokine Response to Mobilization of the Critically Ill

Research Projects

  • Industry funded, Hill-Rom. “Early Progressive Mobility in the ICU.” 2007- 2008. Role: Principal Investigator.
  • 1R01NR011186 - 01  PI : MORRIS , PETER E (MD) “Standardized Rehabilitation for ICU Patients with Acute Respiratory Failure.” 2009-2014. Role: Co-investigator.
  • R21NR01078 “Dose of Early Therapeutic Mobility: Does Type or Frequency of Activity Matter?” 2009-2012. Role: Principal Investigator.
  • Clinical Translation and Science Center (CTSC). Myogenic Markers of Activity Response in ICU Adults. November 2009. Role: Principal Investigator.
  • Principal Investigator, "Resource Utilization and Outcomes of the Critically Ill Obese Patient," Convener, Greater Cleveland Research Consortium, Regents Infrastructure Grant, 2002.
  • Principal Investigator, "Mobilization in the ICU," Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, 2002.
  • Principal Investigator, "Selected Cytokines and Mobilization of ICU Patients: Is There a Relationship?" American Association of Critical Care Nurses, 2002-2005.
  • Principal Investigator, "Using Actigraph to Measure ICU Activity," Ohio Nurse's Foundation, Ohio Nurse's Association, 2004-2005.
  • Principal Investigator, "Barriers and Facilitators to Early Progressive Mobility." Funded by Hill-Rom. 2007-2009.

Training Projects

  • Principal Investigator: Integrate clinical quality improvement indicators into a skills lab for acute care nurse practitioner students. 2009. Internal Quality Safety and Education in Nursing (QSEN) Award, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing.
  • Faculty Associate, Center for Genetic Research in Ethics And Legal (CGREAL). 2005-2015. Eric Juengst PI (Bioethics Dept, Case), 2005-2010; Patricia Marshal, Co-PIs 2010-2015. 
  • Faculty, American Cancer Society. Graduate Scholarship. Coleen Dvorak (2002-2004). Marlana Mattson (2004-2006).
  • Faculty, TRN 450317. 2004-2009. Taking Critical Care from the Bedside to the Roadside. John Clochesy, PI
  • Faculty.  Critical Care Residency Program. 2005-2007. Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing with Case with University Hospitals Case Medical Center. Georgia Narsavage/John Clochesy, Co-PIs.
    Glennan Fellow, "Prescribing Technology for Pharmacology and Therapeutics," Case Western Reserve University, 2002 Academic Year.
  • Fellow, "Summer Genetics Institute," National Institutes of Health, 2002.

Education Interests

  • Integrating Electronic Resources in the Classroom and Curriculum
  • Advanced Practice Adult Critical Care Nursing
  • Acute Care Nurse Practitioners
  • Pharmacology
  • Research

Educational Background

  • BSN, Nursing, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
  • MSN, Nursing, Duke University, Durham, NC
  • PhD, Nursing, Case Western Reserve Univesity, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Cleveland, OH

Recent Publications

  • Johnson, K. D., Winkelman, C., Burant, C. J., Dolansky, M., & Totten, V. (2014). The factors that affect the frequency of vital sign monitoring in the emergency department. J Emerg Nurs, 40(1), 27-35. doi: 10.1016/j.jen.2012.07.023
  • Morris, P. E., Griffin, L., Berry, M., Thompson, C., Hite, R. D., Winkelman, C., Hopkins, R. O., Ross, A., Dixon, L., Leach, S., Haponik, E. (2011). Receiving Early Mobility During An ICU Admission Is A Predictor Of Improved Outcomes In Acute Respiratory Failure. American Journal of Medical Science, 341(5), 373-7. DOI: 10.1097/MAJ.0b013e31820ab4f6.
  • Johnson, K. D., Winkelman, C. (2011). The effect of emergency department crowding on patient outcomes: a literature review. Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal, 33(1), 39-54.
  • Beatty, K., Winkelman, C., Bokar, J. A., Mazanec, P. (2011). Advances in Oncology Care: Targeted Therapies. AACN Advanced Critical Care, 22(4), 323--334. quiz (pages 335-6)  DOI: 10.1097/NCI.0b013e3182310178.
  • Winkelman, C. (2011). Ask the Experts column:  Ambulating with Pulmonary Artery or Femoral Catheters in Place. Critical Care Nurse, 31(5), 70-3. doi: 10.4037/ccn2011556.

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