WellStar School of Nursing


Dr. Carol Sue Holtz, Ph.D., RN

Professor of Nursing

HS 3031

phone: 770-423-6184

email: choltz@kennesaw.edu

 

 

Academic Degrees

 

 

Ph.D.

Nursing

Georgia State University

1993

  Master of Nursing Nursing Georgia State University 1982
  BSN Nursing University of Cincinnati 1969

                                     

 

Teaching Experience

 

 

1999-present

Professor of Nursing, Kennesaw State University

 

1994-1999

Associate Professor of Nursing, Kennesaw State University, tenured

 

March, 2009

Visiting lecturer, Helwan
University. Cairo, Egypt

 

 

Recent Professional Activities

 

 

Publications (refereed):

 

Holtz, C. and Sowell, R. (2010).  Oaxacan women with HIV/AIDS: Resiliency in the face of poverty, stigma, and social isolation. Health care for Women InternationalSubmitted for publication

 

Holtz, C. (2010). 21 (supplement 1).Global health issues. Core Curriculum for Transcultural Nursing and Health Care. Journal of Transcultural Nursing. 14S-38S.

 

Holtz, C. (2010). 21 (supplement 1). Comparative systems of health delivery. Core Curriculum for Transcultural Nursing and Health Care. Journal of Transcultural Nursing.39S-51 S.

 

Holtz, C. and Sowell, R. (2010). Study abroad as a strategy for nursing education. In M. Bradshaw and A. Lowenstein (EDS.) Innovative Teaching Strategies in Nursing and Related Health Professions, Boston: Jones and Bartlett Publishers

 

Sowell, R., Holtz, C., Velasquez, G. (2008).  HIV infection returning to Mexico with migrant workers: An exploratory study. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care. 19(4). 267-282.


Holtz, C. (2008). (Ed.). Global Healthcare Issues and Policies. Boston: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.

 

Holtz, C. (2008). Global health in developed societies:  Examples in the United States, United Kingdom, Sweden, and Israel. In C. Holtz (Ed). Global Healthcare Issues and Policies. Boston: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.

 

Holtz, C. (2008). Developing countries: Mexico, China, and South Africa.
In C. Holtz  (Ed.). Global Healthcare Issues and Policies. Boston: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.

 

Holtz, C. (2008). Global perspectives on violence, injury, and occupational healthcare. In C. Holtz  (Ed.). Global Healthcare Issues and Policies. Boston: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.

 

Holtz, C., Plitnick, K. and Friedman, M.  (2008). Global perspectives on nutrition. . In C. Holtz  (Ed.). Global Healthcare Issues and Policies. Boston: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.

 

Holtz, C. and Grisdale, S.  (2008). Global health in reproduction and infants.
In C. Holtz  (Ed.). Global Healthcare Issues and Policies. Boston: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.

 

Bennett, D. and Holtz, C. (2008). Building cultural competence: A nursing practicum in Oaxaca, Mexico. In C. Holtz  (Ed.). Global Healthcare Issues and Policies. Boston: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.

Holtz, C. and Adullell, K. (2008). Cardiovascular disorders.  In  T. Kyle (Ed). Essential of pediatric nursing. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins.

 

Holtz, C. and Bairan, A. (2007). Barriers and facilitators to prenatal care for pregnant Latina women in Cobb, County, Georgia. Journal of Global Initiatives. 1(2).95-116.

 

Professional Presentations


 

International

 

Presentation at World AIDS Conference. August, 2010. Vienna, Austria. Oaxacan women with HIV/AIDS:  Resiliency in the face of poverty, stigma, and social isolation. With Dr. Richard Sowell and Dr. Gabriella Velasquez.

 

“Diabetes in children and adults”.  A two day workshop for nursing faculty, students, and practitioners.  Helwan University.  Cairo, Egypt, March 11-12, 2009.

 

Presentation at World AIDS Conference August 5, 2008 in Mexico City, Mexico with Dr. Richard Sowell. “HIV/AIDS returning to Mexico with migrant workers: An exploratory study.”

 

 

 National, Regional, and Local Conference Presentations

 

2010. September 23. Global Health and Healthcare. Orlando, Fla. Keynote speaker at National Association for Nursing Assistants.

 

2010. October 23. Atlanta, Ga. Transcultural Nursing Society. Oral presentation. Oaxacan women with HIV/AIDS: resiliency in the face of poverty, stigma, and social isolation.

 

2009 October 14. Prenatal care barriers and facilitators for pregnant immigrant Latina women. Transcultural Nursing Society International Conference. Poster. Seattle, WA.

 

2009 September 18. Development of a culturally sensitive diabetes educational program for a diverse Latino audience using EBP Model.

Poster with Drs. Janice Long and Annette Bairan. An Evidenced Based Toolkit for Bedside Nurses Conference.

 

2009 September 18. Latinos with Diabetes:  A sub-ethnic exploration of Health Values and Beliefs. Poster with Drs. Janice Long and Annette Bairan. An Evidenced Based Toolkit for Bedside Nurses Conference.

 

2008 September 24.  Transcultural Nursing Society International Conference.  Oral presentation. “ HIV infection returning to Mexico with migrant  workers”.  Minneapolis, Minnesota.

 

 

Current grant funded projects:

 

Project in Oaxaca, Mexico. HIV positive women and experiences with depression, family functioning, and, stigma.  In second phase of study.  (with Dr. Richard Sowell).


 

Professional Interests

 

 

  1. 2nd Edition to Global Healthcare textbook published by Jones and Bartlett, Boston
    • Currently working to have publication finished  by early  2012.
  2. Mother/Child programs
  3. Access to prenatal care- Latinos, African-Americans
  4. HIV positive men and women in Oaxaca, Mexico
  5. Health education (diabetes) in Cairo, Egypt
  6. Health education in Nanjing,  Yonghau, Urmiqi, China