Rita Pickler

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Rita Pickler
First Name
Rita
Last Name
Pickler
Credentials
PhD, RN, FAAN
FloAnn Sours Easton Endowed Professor of Child and Adolescent Health
Professor
Director, PhD and MS in Nursing Science Programs
Address
200V Heminger Hall
Address (Line 2)
1577 Neil Avenue
City
Columbus
State
OH
Zip Code
43210

Dr. Rita Pickler is the FloAnn Sours Easton Endowed Professor of Child and Adolescent Health and Director of the PhD and Masters in Nursing Science Programs at the Ohio State University College of Nursing. Dr. Pickler, whose research on the care of the preterm infant spans over 35 years, is a well-funded, nationally/internationally known researcher whose work has improved quality of life for an extremely defenseless population.  She has served as principal investigator, co-investigator, or significant contributor on 18 externally funded grants and 20 significant internally funded grants. Her research has improved care provided to preterm infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), particularly feeding care. Building on her research, she is now advancing knowledge and care provision to improve short and long-term neurodevelopmental outcomes in infants who are born preterm.

Editorial Experience

Research Department Editor, Journal of Pediatric Health Care

Editor, Journal of Advanced Nursing

Publications
Funded Research Grants
Honors
Professional Society Memberships

News

October 05, 2022

Award recognizes contributions to champion diversity, inclusion and sustainability in nursing education

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) honored The Ohio State University and its College of Nursing with its 2022 Diversity, Inclusion and Sustainability in Nursing Education Lectureship Award for Academic Health Centers.

September 27, 2022

Honor recognizes commitment to and impact on field of neonatal nursing

The National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN) awards its Lifetime Achievement in Neonatal Nursing Award to Rita H. Pickler, PhD, RN, FAAN, FloAnn Sours Easton Endowed Professor of Child and Adolescent Health and director of the PhD program at The Ohio State University College of Nursing.

Calendar

October 12, 3:00 p.m.
100 Heminger Hall
1577 Neil Avenue
Columbus
OH
43210