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Madelene  Ottosen

Madelene Ottosen, PhD, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor
Advisory Committee
Department of Graduate Studies
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Madelene Ottosen, PhD, MSN, RN, has been a practicing nurse for over 35 years with a primary clinical focus on adult cardiovascular care, clinical research management, nursing leadership, and patient safety. Over her career, she held various roles from staff nurse to associate director to researcher and worked in a variety of settings such as cardiovascular intensive care, emergency room, acute care, cardiac rehabilitation, clinical research, and neonatal intensive care.

Dr. Ottosen has been faculty of Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston since 2015 teaching research methods within Masters and DNP graduate nursing programs. She was a founding member of the International Association of Clinical Research Nurses, served on the IRB for over 20 years, and has participated in multiple collaborative grants involving the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston and Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston.

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Publication: The safer culture framework: An application to healthcare on a multi-industry review of safety culture literature (Jan 2022)

Publication: Telemedicine for Children with Medical Complexity: A Randomized Clinical Trial (Sep 2021)

Ottosen co-authors two papers in the Journal of Pediatric Surgery (Mar 2021)

Publication: Social Determinants of Health and Latinx Families, Risk for COVID-19 Infection (Feb 2021)

Grant funds COVID-19 research with Hispanic families (Jun 2020)