Autumn Schumacher

Associate Professor

Autumn Schumacher

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Nursing
Department of Physiological and Technological Nursing

  • (706) 721-6714
  • (706) 434-6706
  • EC 5354

Education

  • Ph.D., Registered Nursing, Nursing Ad University of Illinois at Chic, 2001

  • Ph.D., Nursing Sci University of Illinois Chicago, 2001

  • MS, Registered Nursing, Nursing Ad University of Illinois at Chic, 1996

  • BS, Nursing - Registered Nurse Tra University of Michigan, 1978

  • BSN, Registered Nursing, Nursing Ad University of Michigan, 1978

  • HS, , 1974

Certifications

  • RNL GA Board of Nursing, 2009

  • RNL GA Professional Licensing Brd, 2002

Awards & Honors

  • Excellence in Mentoring Award Beta Omicron Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International, 2012

  • Finalist, Jos Willems Young Investigator Competition International Society of Computerized Electrocardiology, 2006

  • Winner, Martha N. Hill New Investigator Competition Council on Cardiovascular Nursing, American Heart Association, 2005

  • Hyundai Motor America / American Nurses Foundation Scholar 2002

  • Graduating Student Recognition Award College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2001

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • NURS 7982

    Advancing Scholarly Prac II
  • NURS 7983

    DNP Pract Improvement Project
  • NURS 8620

    Measurement in Health Rsch
  • NURS 6400

    Evidence-Based Practice
  • NURS 9250

    Investigation of a Problem
  • NURS 8610

    Quant Research Designs
  • NURS 7600

    Multisyst/High Acuity Nurs Pra
  • NURS 7220

    Trans Evidence into Practice

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Altered nonlinear dynamics of atrial fibrillation detected after ablation, 2014
  • Screening for peripheral artery disease in individuals with coronary artery disease, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Indirectly probing Ca(2+) handling alterations following myocardial infarction in a murine model using T(1)-mapping manganese-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging., 2011
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Monitoring bone marrow-originated mesenchymal stem cell traffic to myocardial infarction sites using magnetic resonance imaging, 2011
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Monitoring bone marrow-originated mesenchymal stem cell traffic to myocardial infarction sites using magnetic resonance imaging, 2011
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • DNP Program Committee 2007 - 2009

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Task Force 2006

  • Doctoral Program Committee 2006

  • Research Committee Task Force 2006

College Service

  • PhD Program/Admissions Committee 2014 - 2016

  • College of Nursing Senator, University Faculty Senate 2013 - 2015

  • Interim Director PhD Program 2011 - 2012

  • University Faculty Senate, CON representative 2010 - 2012

  • PhD Program Committee 2009 - 2010

    Role: Committee Chair

University Service

  • Institutional Chemical Committee 2011 - 2017

  • University Promotion and Tenure Committee 2013 - 2016

  • Faculty Activity Reporting, Faculty Support Team 2014 - 2015

  • University Promotion and Tenure Committee 2014 - 2015

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Liaison, University Promotion & Tenure Committee and University Faculty Senate 2013 - 2014

Professional Service

  • Southern Nursing Research Society (annual regional conference) 2008 - 2015

    Role: Reviewer
  • Biological Research for Nursing 2007 - 2013

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • Conference Planning Committee, annual regional conference, Beta Omicron Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau: Uniting Practice, Education, and Research in Augusta, GA - 2009

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Research Committee, Beta Omicron Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau 2006 - 2009

    Role: Committee Chair
  • American Heart Association Scientific Sessions (annual international conference) 2006 - 2008

    Role: Reviewer