Christine Pintz

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Title:
Tenured Professor
Office:
Foggy Bottom Campus
Address:
1919 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Suite 500
Washington, D.C. 20006
United States
Phone:
202-994-7805
Email:
[email protected]

Christine Pintz, PhD, FNP-BC, WHNP-BC, RN, FAANP, has been at the George Washington University (GW) School of Nursing since 1998. During that time, she has served in several administrative positions such as nurse practitioner and DNP program director and associate dean for graduate programs. She is an expert on the use of educational technology and its application in NP and graduate education.  Dr. Pintz’s research is focused on the use of educational technology, interprofessional education, educational evaluation and patient self-management of chronic illness.  She has been funding by HRSA, the American Nurses Foundation and the National Council of State Boards of Nursing. She has received a number of teaching awards: Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Educational Technology, STTI Best Practice in Technology, and the GW Bender Teaching Award. Dr. Pintz was selected for the National Library of Medicine, Medical Bioinformatics Program. She is a fellow of both the National Association of Nurse Practitioners and the National Academies of Practice.  She serves as an onsite evaluator for both CCNE and the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. She is a Master Reviewer for the Quality Matters program. She was a faculty fellow of the GW Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship and is an expert on Human Centered Design Thinking and its application to health care. In addition to her faculty activities, she is a board-certified family and women’s health nurse practitioner and volunteers with the Arlington Free Clinic in Arlington, Virginia.

Current Research

  • Self-management for chronic conditions
  • Interprofessional education and collaboration
  • Educational assessment
  • Educational technology 

Education

  • The University of Maryland – Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (2006)
  • Catholic University – Post-Master's Certificate - Family Nurse Practitioner (1995) 
  • The University of Pennsylvania – Master of Science in Nursing - Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (1988)
  • Ursuline College – Bachelor of Science in Nursing (1985)

Publications

  • Posey, L., Pintz, C., Zhou, Q. P., Lewis, K., Slaven-Lee, P., & Chen, C. (2018). Comparing Nurse Practitioner Student Diagnostic Reasoning Outcomes in Telehealth and Face-to-Face Standardized Patient Encounters. Journal of Nursing Regulation, 9(3), 27-35.
  • Pintz, C, Zhou, Q, McLaughlin, M. Kelly, K.P. & Guzzettta, C.E. (2018). National Study of Nursing Research Characteristics at Magnet Designated Hospitals. Journal of Nursing Administration.
  • Plack, M, Goldman, E. Scott, A., Pintz, C, Thompson, T., Kline, K. & Brundage, S. (2017). Systems Thinking and Systems-Based Practice Across the Health Professions: An Inquiry into Definitions, Teaching Practices, and Assessment. Teaching and Learning in Medicine. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/10401334.2017.1398654
  • Posey, L and Pintz, C (2016).  Transitioning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program to Blended Learning: Successes, Challenges & Outcomes. Nurse Education in Practice. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2016.10.006
  • Milman, N, Posey, L and Pintz, C (2015). Online master’s students’ perceptions of institutional supports and resources: Initial survey results. Online Learning: Official Journal of the Online Learning Consortium. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24059/olj.v19i4.549
  • Pintz, C. (2015). Learning from Other Fields: Program Accountability in Nursing Education. White Paper prepared for TeachingWorks at University of Michigan School of Education. Found at: http://www.teachingworks.org/images/files/TeachingWorks_Pintz.pdf
  • Falk, N, Garrison, K., Bocchino, J, Brown, M.M. & Pintz, C. (2015). Strategic planning and doctor of nursing practice education: Developing today’s and tomorrow’s leaders. Nursing Economic$ 33(5), 246-254.
  • Sheingold, B.H., Warson, E., Lunsford, B., & Pintz, C. (2014). Using art therapy techniques for team building in distance education doctor of nursing practice student cohorts, Journal of Interprofessional Healthcare. 1 (1) Article 4. Available at: http://www.jihonline.org/jih/vol1/iss1/4
  • Johnson, J.E.  and Pintz, C. (2013). Protecting the Public: Ensuring Nursing Education Quality. White Paper prepared for the National Academy of Education: Evaluation of Teacher Education Programs: Toward a Framework for Innovation. Found at http://naeducation.org/xpedio/groups/naedsite/documents/webpage/naed_086001.pdf
  • Pintz, C & Posey, L (2013). Preparing Students for Graduate Study: An eLearning Approach. Nurse Education Today. DOI:10.1016/j.nedt.2012.11.020.
  • Ekmekci, O., Plack, M., Pintz, C., Bocchino, J., LeLacheur, S., & Halvaksz, J. (2013). Integrating Mentored Coaching and Simulation to Promote Interprofessional Education of Health Care Students, Journal of Allied Health, 42, 17-24.
  • Chapa, D., Mayberry, L., Hartung, M.B. & Pintz, C.(2013). Using Pre-appraised Evidence Sources to Guide Practice Decisions. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, DOI: 10.1111/j.1745-7599.2012.00787.x.
  • Evangelista, J.K, Connor, J.A., Pintz, C., Saia, T., O’Connell, C., Fulton, D.F. and Hickey, P.  (2012). Paediatric nurse practitioner managed cardiology clinics: patient satisfaction and appointment access. Journal of Advanced Nursing, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.2011.05901.x
  • Dickman, K, Pintz, C, Gold, K. and Kivlahan, C. (2011). Behavior changes in patients with diabetes and hypertension after experiencing shared medical appointments. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 23, 1-9.
  • Posey, L & Pintz, C (2006). Online teaching strategies to improve collaboration among nursing students. Nurse Education Today, 26, 680-687.

 

Strengths

  1. Ideation
  2. Strategic
  3. Input
  4. Intellection
  5. Adaptability

Distinctions

  • George Washington University Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Faculty Fellow (2017-2018).
  • Best in Technology Award – Sigma Theta Tau International (2017)
  • Fellow – American Association of Nurse Practitioners (2014)
  • Educational Technology Award –  Sigma Theta Tau International (2013)
  • Distinguished Scholar and Fellow – National Academies of Practice (2012)
  • George Washington University Bender Teaching Award (2010).
  • Fellow – Leadership in Academic Nursing Program, American Association of Colleges of Nursing (2010)
  • Fellow – Medical Bioinformatics Program, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA. Sponsored by the National Library of Medicine (2007)