Faculty and Staff
Frances Vlasses, PhD, RN
Title: Associate Professor
Office #: Building 125, Room 4537, LUHS
1997-1999, University of Iowa College of Nursing. Nursing Intervention, Outcome Training Grant
$8,000 Minority Nurse Transition to "Real World" Service, Loyola University Chicago, Summer Stipend, MNTTRS, Service (PI) $4,928 The Effects of Coping Skills Training on Psychosocial and Health Outcomes on Teens with Asthma, 2002, Co-PI with Dr. B.Velsor-Friedrich Niehoff School of Nursing Palmer Award
Research in Progress:
The Relationship between Nurse Manager Academic Preparation and Staff Outcomes. Collaboration with Catholic Health Initiative. with Androwich, I.; Haas, S.; Honey, D. and Dominiak, M. New Graduate transitions: does diversity make a difference? With Dominiak, M.
Factors impacting the creation of Healthy Work Environments
Professional & Community Affiliations
International Journal of Human Caring
American Academy of Nursing Media Award, The Chicago Nurse Parade: Images of America
Best of Books, Sigma Theta Tau, International, for Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives: the stories of nurses
Women's Health Network, Annual achievement in Health Care nominee
International Award nominee, The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Media Award for Print. The Chicago Nurse Parade: Images of America
Eleventh Annual St. Peregrine Award for Healing Media Award, American Academy of Nursing. Honorable Mention. Smeltzer, C.H. & Vlasses, F. (2003). Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives: the Stories of Nurses - Indianapolis, Sigma Theta Tau International.
Vlasses, F., Rogers, L. (In press). Health Care Agencies. In Kelly-Heidenthal, P., Nosek, L.J (Eds). Contemporary Med-Surg Nursing. NY: Delmar.
Vlasses, F. & Smeltzer, C.H. (2004) Tell Your Story. Invited paper. Nursing Spectrum (released Nationally for all regions) May 3. (Posted Il, NY-NJ, Philadelphia-TriState, DC & Baltimore).
Smeltzer, C.H., Vlasses, F. & Robinson, C.R. (2005). Chicago Nurse Parade: Images of America. Chicago: Arcadia Press.
Smeltzer, C.H. & Vlasses, F. (2003). Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives: the Stories of Nurses. Indianapolis, Sigma Theta Tau International.