Loyola University Chicago

Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing

Faculty and Staff

P. Ann Solari-Twadell, PhD, RN, MPA, FAAN

Title/s: Associate Professor

Office #: BVM, Room 917, LSC

Phone: 773.508.2909

E-mail: psolari@luc.edu

Research Interests

Parish nursing/ Faith Community Nursing
Spiritual Leadership
Lourdes, France- Meaning of Service
Accelerated Nursing Students.


GNUR 102     Introduction to Professional Nursing
GNUR 110     Nursing as Vocation
GNUR 111     Nursing as Service
GNUR 207    Individual, Family and Community Wellness
CMAN 375    Community Health Nursing Online
GNUR 204    Bridge Course
GNUR 325    Special Topics: Introduction to Spiritual Care
GNUR 327    Introduction to Spiritual Care: Online
GNUR 350    Undergraduate Research Online
GNUR 429    Concepts and Application in the Care of the Human Spirit. Online
GNUR 430    Spirituality, Health and Healing. Online


Loyola University Chicago Committee  and Advisory Board Service
2010 – present    Loyola University Health System Nurse Professional Practice
                               Committee, Member
2010 – present    Advisory Board, The Joan and Bill Hank Center for Catholic Intellectual 
                               Heritage, Member
2008 – present    Provost Scholarship Selection Committee, Member

School of Nursing Committees
2011 -  2012           Chair, Task Force, Awards and Scholarships
2011 -  2012           Chair, Task Force, Quality and Safety
2011 -  Present      Past President, Alumni Board
2010 – 2011          President, Alumni Board
2009 – 2010         President Elect, Alumni Board
2009 – 2010         Chair, Academic Council, Executive Committee
2009 – Present     Member, Admission, Retention and Progression Committee
2008 – 2009         Secretary, Alumni Board
2007 – Present     Member, Alumni Board
2002 – Present     Member, Undergraduate Program Committee

Professional & Community Affiliations

Midwest Nursing     2001 – Present  Member
Research Society    2009 – Present Member   Student Poster Award   Selection Committee
International Parish Nurse Resource Center   2012 – Present     Research Column Author

Community Organizations
St. Paul of the Cross    2004 – 2007  President
St. Valentine Guild      2012 – Present
St. Valentine Guild      2004 – Present  Member
School Board                2012 – Present  Member
Lector                             2008 – Present  Lector
Eucharistic Minister    2010 – Present

Selected Publications

Current Publications
Katz, J., Solari-Twadell, P.A., Cameron, J. & Schulz, R. (2010). Instilling hope in coping with Endometriosis. Journal of Gynecologic, Obstetric and Neonatal Nursing.

Solari-Twadell, P.A. (2010, in press) Parish Nurses as collaborators in coping assistance and health promotion for women, families and communities. Journal of Gynecologic, Obstetric and Neonatal Nursing.

Solari-Twadell, P.A. & Hackbarth, D. (2010) .Evidence for a new paradigm of the ministry of parish nursing practice using the nursing intervention classification system. Nursing Outlook.

Bensfield, L., Solari-Twadell, P.A., & Sommer, S. (2008). The use of peer leadership in teaching fundamental nursing skills. Nurse Educator. 33(4), 155-158.

Development of a Faith Based Health Clinic for Uninsured Employed, New Orleans Faith Health Alliance, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Development of Health Ministry, Diocese of Wheeling, Charleston, West Virginia.

Editorial Board Membership
1986 – Present    Associate Editor. Journal of Addictions Nursing

Journal Reviewer
1986 – Present    Journal of Addictions Nursing.
2009 – Present    Public Health Nursing.