Faculty Bio

Charlotte Wool, Ph.D., RN


Assistant Professor of Nursing

Education

  • BSN, Bloomsburg University (1987)
  • MSN, University of Phoenix (2004)
  • Ph.D., University of Texas at Tyler (2011)

Credentials

  • Registered nurse
  • Licensed perinatal clinical nurse specialist

Courses

  • Application of Nursing Research (MS in Nursing)
  • Health Assessments for Professional Nursing Practice
  • Research and Professional Nursing Practice
  • Leadership in Professional Nursing

Research Interests

  • Human lactation
  • Perinatal palliative care

Honors

  • Best Manuscript Award, Sigma Theta Tau, Eta Eta Chapter, 2013
  • National Perinatal Association Research Award, 2011
  • Outstanding Chapter Leader, 2010 AWHONN
  • Nurse Educator of the Year, 2005 Holy Spirit Health System
  • Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania, Nominee 2005

Recent Publications

  • Wool, C. (2015). Instrument development: Parental satisfaction and quality indicators of perinatal palliative care. The Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing.
  • Wool, C. (2015). Instrument psychometrics: Parental satisfaction and quality indicators of perinatal palliative care. The Journal of Palliative Medicine.
  • Wool, C., Côté-Arsenault, D., Black, B., Denney-Koelsch, E., Kim, S. & Kavanaugh, K. (2015). Provision of services in perinatal palliative care: A multicenter survey in the United States. Journal of Palliative Medicine.
  • Chichester, M. & Wool, C. (2015). The meaning of food and multicultural implications of perinatal palliative care. Nursing for Women’s Health.
  • Wool, C. (2015). Clinician perspectives of barriers in perinatal palliative care. MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing.

Recent Presentations

  • Future Ethics in Care Conference. When hello means goodbye: An interactive case study on perinatal palliative care. University of Surrey, England, 2015.
  • National Association of Neonatal Nurses 11th Annual Research Summit. Instrument development: Parental satisfaction and quality indicators of perinatal palliative care. Scottsdale, Arizona, 2015.
  • International bereavement conference. State of the science in perinatal palliative care. San Antonio, Texas, 2014.
  • Grand Rounds: Loving with Grace: Perinatal Palliative Care. York, Pennsylvania, 2014.
  • Prague, Czech Republic: Sigma Theta Tau International, 24th International Nursing Research Congress: Symposium presentation. Antenatal, Neonatal, and Perinatal Palliative Care: State of the Science in Two Countries. (July 2013)

Service

  • Chair, Research Advisory Panel. The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses
  • President, Eta Eta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
  • Editorial Advisory Board: Healthy Mom and Baby Magazine
  • Reviewer for Pediatrics, The official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Experience

  • Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses, Member
  • National Association of Neonatal Nurses, Member
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Member