Kelly Foltz-Ramos, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, RHIA

Research Assistant Professor; Director of Simulation

Kelly Foltz-Ramos

School of Nursing
University at Buffalo
211 Wende Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214-3079



  • PhD, Curriculum, Instruction and the Science of Learning, University at Buffalo, Graduate School of Education
  • MS, Family Health Nurse Practitioner, University at Buffalo
  • BS, Nursing, Daemen College
  • BS, Health Information Management, Ithaca College

Areas of Research

Teamwork | Interprofessional education | High fidelity simulation

Teaching Responsibilities

NSG 373 Basic Nursing Therapeutics Practicum

NSG 375 Nursing Care of Women and Children Practicum

NSG 474 Nursing Therapeutics in Health Maintenance and Restoration

NSG 481 Concepts of Complex Acute Care Practicum


Castner, J., Ceravolo, D., Foltz-Ramos, K., & Wu, Y.W. (2013).  Nursing control over practice and teamwork. The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, 18(2), 3.

Castner, J., Foltz-Ramos, K., Schwartz, D., & Ceravolo, D. (2012). A leadership challenge: Staff nurse perceptions after an organizational TeamSTEPPS® initiative. Journal of Nursing Administration, 42(10), 467-472.

Ceravolo, D., Schwartz, D.G., Foltz-Ramos, K., & Castner, J. (2012). Strengthening communication to overcome lateral violence. Journal of Nursing Management, 20(5), 599-606.

Beehler, G.P., Finnell, D.S., Foltz, K., & Edward, D.(2010). Patient exit interviews for assessing fidelity to the VA VISN 2 Integrated Primary Care Model: Results of a feasibility study. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 24(3), 323-326.

Honors and Awards

  • Mecca S. Cranley Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2018
  • SUNY Tools of Engagement Phase 2 Fellowship, 2013-2014
  • 1st Place – Most Pedagogically Intriguing Use of Educational Technology, SUNY Tools of Engagement Project, 2013
  • District 1 Kaleida Health Nurse of Distinction, New York State Nurses Association, 2011
  • New Nurse Educator of the Year Award, Kaleida Health, 2009