Advanced Practice Nursing (Ms Hartman) and Nursing Research and Innovation (Dr Albert), Nursing Institute, and Quantitative Health Sciences (Mr Bena and Ms Morrison), Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio.
Jane H. Hartman, MSN, APRN, CPNP-PC, is a pediatric clinical nurse specialist in the Office of Advanced Practice Nursing, Nursing Institute, Cleveland Clinic. She received an MSN from the University of Akron (Akron, OH, 2005). Ms Hartman has been an advanced practice nurse for 17 years and a pediatric nurse for 42 years. Areas of expertise are pediatric vascular access and pediatric clinical nursing in hospital and ambulatory settings. She has 4 publications (all research articles) and 3 book chapters. Publication and research interests are in innovative products and services for pediatric patients or families, as well as those surrounding vascular access and challenging pediatric clinical situations. James F. Bena, MS, is a principal biostatistician in quantitative health sciences at the Cleveland Clinic. He received an MS in statistics from Miami University (Oxford, OH, 2000). Mr Bena has been a biostatistician for more than 20 years and at the Cleveland Clinic since 2003. He has expertise in the design and analysis of both observational and experimental research projects and has collaborated with both basic and clinical researchers. He has coauthored more than 200 publications and has served as a statistical reviewer for several medical journals. Shannon L. Morrison, MS, is a statistical programmer in quantitative health sciences at the Cleveland Clinic. She received her MS in statistics from the University of Akron (2007). Ms Morrison has been a statistical programmer at the Cleveland Clinic for 13 years and has expertise in data manipulation and cleaning, as well as SAS programming. She is listed as an author on over 40 publications, with one as first author, and has been a presenter at SAS conferences throughout the Midwestern region of the United States. Nancy M. Albert, PhD, RN, CCNS, CHFN, CCRN, NE-BC, is the associate chief nursing officer, research and innovation, Office of Research and Innovation, Nursing Institute, at the Cleveland Clinic. She received a PhD from Kent State University (Kent, OH, 2005). Dr Albert has been a research scientist for 21 years and an advanced practice nurse in advanced heart failure for 30 years. Dr Albert has expertise as a nursing leader and administrator, heart failure clinician and scientist, mentor to nurses conducting research, educator (adjunct professor at 2 universities), and has cardiology expertise (medical and surgical). Dr. Albert has over 375 publications (both research and review articles), book chapters, and 2 books. Research interests are related to biobehavioral interventions to improve clinical outcomes in adults with heart failure.
Corresponding Author: Jane H. Hartman, MSN, APRN, CPNP-PC, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, Mail Code S1-16B, Cleveland, OH 44195 ([email protected]).
Conflicts: None to declare; nonfunded report.