Shelly Amato-Curran

Coordinator, Doctor of Nursing Practice Program and Assistant Professor

B.S.N., The University of Akron; M.S.N. and Ph.D., Kent State University

Dr. Amato-Curran has over 35-years’ experience in nursing in a variety of settings although much of her career was spent in neuro and trauma rehabilitation. Prior to joining the Walsh faculty, Dr. Amato-Curran worked as a Clinical Nurse Specialist for over 20 years and is certified in rehabilitation nursing. She has been a manuscript reviewer for two peer reviewed journals and currently serves on the Editorial Board for Rehabilitation Nursing Journal. Dr. Amato-Curran served on the IRB at the MetroHealth System and was Vice Chair of the IRB until retiring in 2021. Her program of research has focused on a variety of clinical topics including the effects of the hospital environment on sleep in persons with TBI and the effects of COVID on rehabilitation outcomes.

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