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Cynthia Stuhlmiller, PhD, RN, FAAN


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



  • BSN, D'Youville College, 1978
  • MS, Russell Sage College, 1981
  • PhD, University of California, San Francisco, 1991

Areas of Research

Program Development & Evaluation | Education & Training | Specialist Graduate Education Clinical Supervision | Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing | Cognitive Behavioral Therapy | Disaster Response, Rescue and Emergency Workers, Reactions to Extreme Stress, Vietnam Veterans | Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder | Psychosocial Aspects of Seasonal Variation

Teaching Responsibilities


Stuhlmiller, C. M. (in revision). The impact of adventure programming on student opinions about mental illness and clinical confidence to work with consumers: A longitudinal study.

Stuhlmiller, C. M., Olshansky, E., Maree, L., & Lee, S. (in revision). Toward a global curriculum of nursing.

Stuhlmiller, C. M., & Tolchard, B. (in press). Background for the development of the New England 4G Framework of Guided Self-health for people in rural areas with physical and psychological conditions. Rural and Remote Mental Health.

Tolchard, B., & Stuhlmiller, C. (2017). Outcomes of an Australian nursing student-led school vision and hearing screening programme. Child Care in Practice. Advance online publication. doi:10.1080/13575279.2017.1287058

Tolchard, B., & Stuhlmiller, C. (2016). The New England 4G framework for the treatment of a common health concerns: A gambling case analysis. Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health, 6(10). doi:10.1186/s40405-016-0019-7 

Stuhlmiller, C. M., & Tolchard, B. (2012). Introducing the New England 4G Framework of Guided Selfhealth for people in rural areas with physical and psychological conditions. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 20(5), 285-6.

Stuhlmiller, C. M. (2011). Psychiatric Disorders: Depression and Personality Disorders (case studies). In E. Perese, Psychiatric advanced practice nursing: A biopsychosocial foundation for practice. New York, NY: F. A. Davis.

Stuhlmiller, C. M. (2010). Health, disorder, and the psychiatric enterprise: Reclaiming lost connections. In G. Chan, K. Brykcynski, R. Malone, & P. Benner (Eds.) Interpretive phenomenology in health care research (pp. 75-90). IN: Sigma Theta Tau International.

Awards and Honors

  • Fellow, American Academy of Nursing, 2013
  • Inaugural Leadership Award, Hawai’i Association of Professional Nurses, 2009
  • Who's Who Among Executives and Professionals, Honors Edition, 2008
  • High Talking Chief of Pinafoa, title bestowed by American Samoa Nurses Association, 2007
  • Nursing Excellence Award Finalist, Department of Human Services of South Australia, 2004
  • Sunshine Award for Combating Stigma, Mental Illness Foundation of South Australia, 2003
  • Nursing Excellence Award Finalist, Department of Human Services of South Australia, 2003
  • Hogan’s Heroes Award for Nursing Leadership, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide, AU, 2000
  • Who’s Who in Australia, 1998
  • Fellow, Australian College of Mental Health Nurses, 1997
  • Contribution Award, Sigma Theta Tau International for Grant & Paper Review, 1996
  • Fulbright Senior Scholar Lecture/Research Award, University of TromsØ, Norway, 1993-1994
  • Distinguished Dissertation Award, University of California, San Francisco, 1992
  • Volunteer of the Year, American Red Cross, Palo Alto, California, 1986
  • National Research Service Award, National Center for Nursing Research, 1988-1991

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