Carolyn Montgomery, PhD, ANP-C, GNP

Clinical Assistant Professor

Carolyn Montgomery.

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

PHONE: 716-829-3208


  • PhD, Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Buffalo
  • MS, State University of New York at Buffalo
  • BSN, D’Youville College
  • RN Diploma, Sisters Hospital School of Nursing

Areas of Research

  • Geontology with a focus on assisted living residents
  • Functional assessments
  • Effects of resistance exercise on older adult function and quality of life

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Advanced Practice Nurse Programs
  • Gerontology Courses

Recent Publications


Montgomery, C., Colicchia, R., & Ames, S. A. (1986). Dysfunctions of the musculoskeletal system. In C. Kneisl & S. Ames (Eds.), Adult health nursing, a biopsychosocial approach (pp. 1717-1747). California: Addison-Wesley.


Montgomery, C. (2004). Book review for Activities, Adaptation & Aging, 28(4). [Review of the book Health Promotion for the Elderly]

Manuscript Reviewer: Patient Education and Counseling, 1984-1990, American Journal of Nursing, 1992-1997.

Book Reviews

Chao, Y.-Y., Lucke, K. T., Scherer, Y. K., & Montgomery, C. A. (2015). Understanding the Wii exergames use: Voices from assisted living residents. Rehabilitation Nursing. doi:10.1002/rnj.216

Montgomery, C. (2010, November). Muscle functional and functional performance in assisted living residents after participation in a quantitative progressive exercise rehabilitation program. Paper presented at the Gerontological Society of America, Washington, DC.

Scherer, Y., Bruce, S., & Montgomery, C. (2008).  A challenge in academia: Meeting the health care needs of the growing number of older adults. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 20, 471-476.  

Montgomery, C. (1987). Implementing a smoke-free policy at the worksite. Patient Education Newsletter, 10(1).

Montgomery, C. (1984). Weight management-A practical approach. Patient Educationi Newsletter, 7(1).

Honors and Awards

  • Excellence in Clinical Science Research Award, J. Warren Perry Lecture, University at Buffalo, School of Public Health and Health Related Programs, 2008
  • Nursemate Heart of Gold Award, National Recognition Award, 1986
  • Certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as an Adult Nurse Practitioner, 1979-present
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Gamma Kappa Chapter, 1985


Erie County Board of Health Member, 2004-present