Dr. Carol Sue Holtz

Rank: Associate Professor of Nursing

Kennesaw State University
School of Nursing
1000 Chastain Rd.
Kennesaw, Georgia 30144-5591
PHONE: 770-423-6184 FAX: 770-423-6627 Email:choltz@ksu.kennesaw.edu

Visit with me to Oaxaca with Kennesaw Nurses

Professional Education

Georgia State University - PhD in Nursing
Atlanta, Georgia 1993
Major: Nursing

Georgia State University - Master of Science in Nursing
Atlanta, Georgia 1982
Major: Nursing

University of Cincinnati - Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Cincinnati, Ohio 1969
Major: Nursing

Teaching Experience:

Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Ga.
1994-97 Associate Professor of Nursing
1990 Tenured
1984-94 Assistant Professor of Nursing
1981-84 Instructor of Nursing

Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, Texas
1972-73 Instructor of Nursing

Professional Experiences:

1994-present Consultant- Maternal and Child Health Institute of Atlanta

1976-77 Staff Nurse St. John's Hospital Tulsa, Oklahoma

1972-73 Staff Nurse Memorial Medical Center Corpus Christi, Texas

1970-71 Staff Nurse Emory University Hospital Atlanta, Ga.

1969-70 Staff Nurse Cincinnati General Hospital (University Hospital) Cincinnati, Ohio


Holtz, C. (1998). Safety and the elderly. In S. Tyson (Ed.) Textbook of Gerontological Nursing Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders. To be released Fall, 1999.

Holtz, C. (1998). Immunological disorders in the elderly. In S. Tyson (Ed.) Textbook of Gerontological Nursing. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders. To be released Fall, 1999.

Holtz, C. (1998). Cultural diversity and the elderly. In S. Tyson (Ed.) Textbook of Gerontological Nursing. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders. To be released Fall, 1999.

Holtz, C. (1995) Poor urban postpartal African-American women who received no prenatal care. In H. McCubbin, E. Thompson, A. Thompson & J. Fromer (Eds.) Resiliency in Ethnic Minority Families. Volume 2. Madison: Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System. 143-156.

Holtz, C. and Wilson, C. (1992). The culturally diverse student: A model for empowerment. Nurse Educator. 17(6). 28-31.

Holtz, C. and Bairan, A. (1990). Personal contact: A method of teaching cultural empathy. Nurse Educator 15(3). 13-14.

Holtz, C. and Sloan, B. (1985). Study Guide to Accompany Conceptual Human Physiology. Columbus: Charles E. Merrill and Company.

Honors and Special Recognitions

Semi-Finalist for the 1995 Distinguished Teaching Award at Kennesaw State University

Workum Foundation- full academic scholarship for attendance at University of Cincinnati, College of Nursing and Health for 1968-69.

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society- Epsilon Alpha chapter

Vice President-elect 1997-98

and Mu Phi chapter- counselor 1997-98 (dual membership)

Membership in Professional and Honor Societies

American Nurses Association -1983-present

Georgia Nurses Association- 1983-present

Georgia League for Nursing- 1983-present

National League for Nursing- 1983-present
Site accreditation visitor 1984-85

Transcultural Nursing Society 1983-1985

Executive Planning Committee member for 1994 national conference

Georgia State University Nursing Alumni Association- 1988-present

Charter Member and Vice President 1988-89

University of Cincinnati Nursing Alumni Association 1988-present

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for Nursing

Epsilon Alpha Chapter- 1985-present

Member of Nursing Research Committee- 1991-95

Chair of Nursing Research Committee- 1994-97

Vice President - elected Spring 1997

Mu Phi Chapter- charter member- 1992-present

Counselor- elected Spring 1997

Current Community Activities

MUST Center Homeless Health Clinic- volunteer

Chair, Health Fair for April, 1995 and 1998- The Atlanta Project and Kennesaw State University - sponsored by Turner Broadcasting Systems

Consultant, and Chair of the Community Advisory Committee for The Maternal and Child Health Institute of Atlanta-1996-97

Current Campus Activities

Chair, Human Relations Committee, Kennesaw State University-1996-97 and 1997-98

Director, Nursing Practicum in Oaxaca, Mexico 1996, 1997, and 1998

Coordinator, Taiwanese Medical Student Program 1995 and 1997