Janine Overcash

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Janine Overcash
First Name
Janine
Last Name
Overcash
Credentials
PhD, APRN-CNP, FAANP, FAAN
Professor of Clinical Nursing
Co-Director of the Academy for Teaching Innovation, Excellence and Scholarship
she/her/hers
Address
392 Newton Hall
Address (Line 2)
1585 Neil Avenue
City
Columbus
State
OH
Zip Code
43210

Janine Overcash is a Professor of Clinical Nursing and the Co-Director of the Academy for Teaching Innovation, Excellence and Scholarship. Dr. Overcash is also a nurse practitioner in the Senior Adult Oncology Program and the James Cancer Hospital Stefanie Spielman Comprehensive Cancer Center specializing in the care of the older person.  Dr. Overcash is recognized as a Fellow in the National Academy of Practice, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and the American Academy of Nurses. Dr. Overcash was an Associate Professor of Nursing at the University of South Florida and assisted in the design and management of one of the first geriatric oncology programs located at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Florida.  Dr. Overcash has authored over fifty peer reviewed journal articles in the area of geriatric assessment. A book entitled, The Older Cancer Patient: A Guide for Nurses and Related Professionals by Janine Overcash and Lodovico Balducci highlights principles of care of the older person with cancer and received book of the year award by the American Journal of Nursing.  Dr. Overcash has completed a postdocterate with the John A. Hartford Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity Program. Dr. Overcash participated in the Geriatric Nurse Educational Consortium sponsored by the American Academy of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and the John A. Hartford Foundation that instructed over 500 faculty from all over the United States. 

Dr. Overcash's research interests include understanding falls, performance status and independence in older cancer patients. Dr. Overcash speaks nationally and internationally on aspects of geriatric assessment and care of the older person diagnosed with cancer. 

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Recent Research Activities

News

December 01, 2021

COLUMBUS, Ohio – At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic when the nation went into lockdown, medical intensive care nurses and diabetes nurse practitioners partnered with a multi-disciplinary team at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center to develop a new way to care for COVID-19 patients with high blood sugar.

November 18, 2021

Jane E. Heminger Hall will serve as a gateway to Ohio State’s health sciences campus

The Ohio State University Board of Trustees today formally approved Jane E. Heminger Hall as the name of the new building under construction for Ohio State’s College of Nursing.