Gerene Bauldoff, PhD, RN, FCCP, FAACVPR, FAAN

Professor of Clinical Nursing
(614) 292-4746

338 Newton Hall
1585 Neil Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210








Research Interest

Dr. Bauldoff’s program of research focuses on the development and testing of home-based and pulmonary rehabilitation-based interventions to improve and maintain functional performance including activities of daily living and health-related quality of life in persons with chronic lung disease and lung transplant patients. Her other scholarly activities focus on the development, testing and implementation of performance measures to evaluate program quality.



Research Activities (most recent)

Jan 2016 - present       National Quality Forum Pulmonary and Critical Care Steering Committee



Selected Publications

GS Bauldoff, C Holloman, S Carter, A Pope-Harman, DR Nunley (2015).  Cigarette smoking following lung transplantation: effects on allograft function and recipient functional performance. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention 35 (2), 147-153.


EG Collins, GS Bauldoff, B Carlin, R Crouch, CF Emery, C Garvey, L Hilling,T Limberg, R ZuWallack, & L Nici. (2014). Clinical Competency Guidelines for Pulmonary Rehabilitation Professionals, American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Position Statement. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention. 34(5): 291-302


DR Nunley and GS Bauldoff. (2012).The Lung Allocation Score and its Impact on Lung Transplantation for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Annals of Respiratory Medicine 3 (1), 43-48


DR Nunley, GS Bauldoff, JE Mangino, AL Pope-Harman. (2010)  Mortality associated with Acinetobacter baumannii infections experienced by lung transplant recipients. Lung 188 (5), 381-385.


DR Nunley, GS Bauldoff, CH Holloman, A Pope-Harman. (2009).The lung allocation score and survival in lung transplant candidates with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Lung 187 (6), 383-387.


GS Bauldoff.  (2009).When breathing is a burden: How to help patients with COPD.  American Nurse Today 4 (9), 17-23.  


GS Bauldoff, B Kirkpatrick, DJ Sheets, B Mays, CR Curran. (2008). Implementation of Handheld Devices.  Nurse Educator 33 (6), 244-248.


GS Bauldoff, T Housten-Harris, DR Nunley. (2008). Cardiovascular Consequences of Pulmonary Hypertension.  Nursing Clinics of North America 43, 17-36.


GS Bauldoff, NA Ryan-Wenger, PT Diaz. (2007). Wrist Actigraphy Validation of Exercise Movement in COPD. Western Journal of Nursing Research 29(7), 789-802.


AL Ries, GS Bauldoff, BW Carlin, R Casaburi, CF Emery, DA Mahler, B Make, CL Rochester, R ZuWallack, and C Herrerias. (2007). Pulmonary Rehabilitation: Joint ACCP/AACVPR Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines. Chest, 131, 4S - 42S.


GS Bauldoff & PT Diaz.  (2006)  Improving Outcomes in COPD Patients. The Nurse Practitioner, 31 (8), 26-43.


GS Bauldoff, M Rittinger, T Nelson, J Doehrl, & PT Diaz. (2005). Feasibility of distractive auditory stimuli on upper extremity training in persons with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, 25 (1), 50-55.  


GS Bauldoff, LA Hoffman, TG Zullo, & FC Sciurba. (2002). Exercise maintenance following pulmonary rehabilitation: Effect of distractive stimuli. Chest, 122 (3), 948-954.



P LeMone, K Burke, GS Bauldoff & P Gruber-Howe. (2015). Medical-Surgical Nursing: Critical Thinking in Client Care (6th Ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Educational Inc.