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Carolyn Montgomery, PhD, ANP-C, GNP

Clinical Assistant Professor

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



  • 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

Courses in Advanced Practice Nurse Programs
Gerontology Courses



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).


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.

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

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