Biography

Dr. Chadwell has extensive clinical experience and has been teaching fulltime since 2007. She is a clinical nurse specialist and board certified geriatric nurse practitioner who trained in primary care, acute care, and long term care. During her tenure in clinical practice, she practiced in the intensive care unit and maintained Critical Care Certification (CCRN) over a 25 year period. In addition, she was a clinical specialist for an open heart surgery program, where she was involved in all aspects of clinical care and program management. She worked for a cardiology practice and spent 4 years in a hospital setting where she developed the concepts for a geriatric friendly hospital, chaired the policy/procedure and falls committees, and worked on numerous quality and safety initiatives. She is certified as a Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) and has consulted on quality, safety, risk management, and hospital accreditation requirements since 1995. Dr. Chadwell has also worked as a research volunteer in critical care medicine where she was involved in clinical therapies and device development and completed training as a Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) in 2003.

Teaching

Courses Taught: 
Pathophysiology, Medical Surgical Nursing, Advanced Assessment, Care of the Older Adult, Professional Roles and Responsibilities, Chronic Care Nursing Situations


Research: 
Dr. Chadwell’s research focuses on safer sexual practices related to HIV, STD’s, substance abuse, and hepatitis. She has been the project director for a successful college campus HIV prevention program since 2009. In addition, she has extensive project management and data collection experience. She has presented her work locally, nationally, and internationally and has been grant funded since 2009 under the Substance Abuse and Mental health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and the Office of HIV/AIDS Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP). 


2009     Jones, S.G., Chadwell, K., Patsdaughter, C.A., SAMHSA, “Minority Education Institution Initiative for Substance Abuse, HIV/AIDS, and Hepatitis Prevention Program”, Amount: $85,000, Role: Co-PI, University Liaison 
2010     Jones, S.G., Chadwell, K., Patsdaughter, C.A., SAMHSA, “Minority Education Institution Initiative for Substance Abuse, HIV/AIDS, and Hepatitis prevention program”, Amount: $30,000. Role: Co-PI, University Liaison
2010     Jones, S.G., Chadwell, K., Patsdaughter, C.A., Office of HIV/AIDS Policy, “MSI HIV Prevention Sustainability Demonstration Initiative”, Amount: $100,000, Role: Project Director
2011     Jones, S.G.,  Chadwell, K., Patsdaughter, C.A.. SAMHSA, “Minority Serving Institution (MSI) Initiative-Substance Abuse, HIV, and Hepatitis Prevention”, Amount: $85,000, Role: University Liaison 
2011Jones, S.G., Chadwell, K., Patsdaughter, C.A., Office of HIV/AIDS Policy, “MSI HIV Prevention Sustainability Demonstration Initiative”, Amount: $79, 997.21, Role: Project Director
2012 Jones, S.G., Chadwell, K., Patsdaughter, C.A., Office of HIV/AIDS Policy, “MSI HIV Prevention Sustainability Demonstration Initiative”, Amount: 51,975.75,  Role: Project Director

Recent Publications

  • Jones, S., Fenkl E., Patsdaughter, C.A., Chadwell K., (2013). Condom attitudes of heterosexual men ages 50 and older using prescribed drugs (Viagra®, Cialis®, Levitra®) to treat erectile dysfunction. American Journal of Men's Health.  First published online April 25, 2013.  doi:10.1177/1557988313486172
  • Chadwell, K., (2013). Clinical practice on the horizon: Personalized medicine.  Clinical Nurse Specialist. 27(1), 36-43. doi: 10.1097/NUR.0b013e318277703c 
  • Chadwell, K., (2012). Book Review: What nurses know…HIV/AIDS.  Journal of Nurses in AIDS Care, 24(2), 180-182. doi.org/10.1016/j.jana.2012.06.008 
  • Chadwell, K. (2009). Book Review: A Nurse’s Guide to Presenting and Publishing: Dare to Share. Clinical Nurse Specialist, 23(6), 327-328.
  • Teodecki, S., Chadwell, K. (1995). Perfusion quality: keeping pace with change. Proceedings of the American Academy of Cardiovascular Perfusion, 16, 118-121.

Honors/Awards

  • 2002 Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Chapter Xiota Xi
  • 2008 Madison Who’s Who Registry of Executives and Professionals, member of the year
  • 2009 Phi Kappa Phi National Collegiate Honor Society
  • 2012 Nominated for Excellence in Teaching Award at Florida International University
  • 2013 Nominated for 2012-2013 AACN Faculty Teaching Award

Education