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Professional Experience
Adult Nurse Practitioner, University of Rochester School of Nursing (Community Nursing Center; St. Joseph's Neighborhood Center), Rochester, NY, US. 8/2003 - Current

Assistant Professor, University of Rochester School of Nursing (Clinical Nursing), Rochester, NY, US. 2003 - Current

Research Associate/Study Coordinator, Center for Clinical Trials and Medical Device Evaluation, Rochester, NY, US. 1/2002 - 4/2003

Clinical Instructor, University of Rochester School of Nursing, Rochester, NY, US. 1997 - 2002

Visiting Nurse Service of Rochester and Monroe County (Community Health Nursing), Rochester, NY, US. 6/1998 - 7/1999

NCQA Medical Policy Assistant, Preferred Care, Rochester, NY, US. 3/1997 - 7/1997

Care Manager, Park Ridge Hospital, Rochester, NY, US. 3/1996 - 11/1996

Clinician III, Park Ridge Hospital (Neuromuscular; Clinical Nurse Specialist, Orthopaedics, Neurology and Rehabilitation), Rochester, NY, US. 4/1987 - 3/1996

Research Poster Award
Sigma Theta Tau International, Epsilon Xi Chapter, 2013

Mary Dombeck Diversity Enhancement Faculty Award
University of Rochester School of Nursing, 2012

Woman of the Year Award for Health Sciences
Italian American Community Center, 2008

Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching
University of Rochester School of Nursing, 2005

Faculty Hero Award
University of Rochester School of Nursing, 2005

Clinical Scholarship
DNP Clinical Scholarship: Opportunity for Innovation, University of Rochester School of Nursing, 2015
Rochester, New York

Community Based Interventions To Meet the Health Literacy Needs of Refugees while Enhancing Cultural and Community Awareness for Nursing Students
4th Annual North American Refugee Health Conference, Rochester General Refugee Health Care Program & University of Toronto, 2014
Rochester, New York

Caring at St. Joseph's Neighborhood Center
Brown Bag Luncheon, University of Rochester School of Nursing, 2014
Rochester, New York

How Nursing Assistants Perceptions of Barriers to Walking Older Hospitalized Adults Differ From Other Staff
GSA 66th Annual Scientific Meeting, Ther Gerontological Society of America, 2013
New Orleans, Louisiana

Differences Among Hospital Staff in Barriers to Walking Older Hospitalized Adults
GSA 65th Annual Scientific Meeting, The Gerontological Society of America, 2012
San Diego, California

Olsan, T.H., Bianchi, C.A, White, P., Glessner, T., & Mapstone, P.L. (2011). Finding electronic information for health policy advocacy: A guide to improving search results.. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 23, 648-658.

White, P., Olsan, T., Bianchi, C., Glessner, T., Mapstone, P., (2010). Legislative: Searching for Health Policy Information on the Internet: An Essential Advocacy Skill. OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, 15 (2), ANAPeriodicals/OJIN/Columns/Legislative/Health-Policy-Information-on-the-Internet.aspx.

Ackerman, M., Mick, D., Bianchi, C., Yeager, C. (2004). The Effectiveness of the CorTrak Device in Avoiding Lung Placement of Small Bore Enteral Feeding Tubes. American Association of Critical Care Nurses National Teaching Institute.