Linda E Wolf, Ph.D., R.N., C.N.S., CNE
 Title: Associate Professor
 Dept: Nursing
 Office: JH 268
 Phone: 216-687-3883
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. JH 268, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
Online learning Culture Stress
B.S., Nursing, Indiana University
M.S.N., Nursing, Kent State University
Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction, Education, Kent State University
Brief Bio:
Dr. Wolf began her career in nursing as a critical care nurse at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana. Over the course of her career she has been employed in critical care; ambulatory care; and as a staff development coordinator. In addition she was a part-time clinical nursing instructor at Kent State University College of Nursing. In 2004, Dr. Wolf joined the faculty in the School of Nursing at Cleveland State University where she teaches in both the undergraduate and graduate nursing programs. She received her PhD from Kent State University in Curriculum and Instruction in 2007 and received certification as a Certified Nurse Educator in 2010.
Honors and Awards:
2017 Merit Recognition Award for Teaching.
2016 Merit Recognition Award for Teaching.
2014 Merit Recognition Award for Teaching.
2013 Merit Recognition Award for Teaching.
2012 Merit Recognition Award for Teaching.

2011 University Teaching Innovation Award- Lecture: From passive to active learning through technology. $12,000.00.

Faculty Mentoring Research Award for 3 years ($3,000.00 for faculty, $3,000.00 for mentor).
Creative and Activities:
2010 Visiting Scholar at St. Louis University College of Nursing Bangkok, Thailand and Khon Kaen University College of Nursing, Khon Kaen, Thailand.
Research Interests:
Accelerated BSN students and graduates
Culture and Diversity
Stress and coping
Teaching Areas:
Medical-surgical nursing
Fundamentals of nursing
Graduate theory and research
Population Health
Nursing Curriculum
Professional Affiliations:
Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses
American Association of Critical Care Nurses
National League for Nursing
Ohio League for Nursing
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for Nursing
Midwest Nursing Research Society
Transcultural Nursing Society
Professional Experience:
2004-present Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH
2001-2002 UHHS Richmond Heights Hospital
1994-2001 Kent State University, Kent, OH
1986-2001 University Suburban Urgent Care Center, S. Euclid, OH
1983-1986 Medaccess Immediate Care Center, Euclid, OH
1979-1983 Lakewood Hospital, Lakewood, OH
1977-1979 Lorain Community Hospital, Lorain, OH
1976-1977 St. Vincent Hospital, Indpls, IN
1973-1976 Methodist Hospital of Indpls, Indpls, IN
University Service:
University Committees
2016-present    President's Council on Diversity
2013-2017       University Electronic Learning Committee, Chair
2013-2017       Instructional Technology Advisory Committee
2011-2013 Academic Steering Committee
2011-2015 Faculty Senator
2010-2011 University Library Committee
2009-2010       University Petitions Committee

College of Graduate Studies
2015-present    Graduate Petitions Committee

School of Nursing
2016-present            Graduate Evaluation Committee
2016-present            Graduate Curriculum Committee, Chair
2016-present            Faculty President
2015-2016               Search Committee, School of Nursing Dean, member
2014-2016               Search Committee, Assistant Professor, member
2013-2017               Peer Review Committee
2013-present            Dean's Diversity Council, Chair
2011-present School of Nursing Diversity Committee
2010-2016 Graduate Admissions, Progression and Standards Committee
2010-present            Graduate Curriculum Committee
2010-2013         School of Nursing Bargaining Council representative to AAUP
2010 Chair, Search Committee Assistant Professor
2010 Member, Search Committee Term Instructor
2010-present Co-Chair, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
2006-2010 Chair, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
2005-2006 Member, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
2006-2009 Member, Undergraduate Admissions, Progression and Standards                             Committee
2008                  Chair, Search Committee Clinical Nursing Associate
2008                  Member, Search Committee Assistant/Associate Professor
2009-present Graduate Curriculum Committee

College of Education, Health, and Human Services
2008-2010     Member, Graduate Affairs Council
Research Grants:
Received $500.00 in funding from Nu Delta Chapter Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for Nursing, Cleveland State University for Scholar visit to Thailand.  

Proposal Funded
A comparative study of depression between baccalaureate nursing students in Thailand, US, Taiwan, and Japan. (2007-2008). A study supported by Sigma Theta Tau Delta Xi ($2,000) and Kent State University Research Council ($2,500), and Ministry of Education, Japan ($40,000) (Total $45,500).  R. Ross (PI), L. Wolf, P. Boonyanurak, & L. Chiang-Hanisko.