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Kimberly Adams Tufts

  • Kimberly Adams Tufts
  • Associate Professor
  • Nursing
  • 3124 Health Sciences Bldg
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-5011
  • ktufts@odu.edu
  • Education

    Case Western Reserve University, 2006
    Degree: Doctor of Nursing Practice
    Thomas Edison State College, 2004
    Major: Distance Education
    Degree: Certificate
    Case Western Reserve University, 1996
    Major: Nursing
    Degree: N.D.
    Case Western Reverse University, 1989
    Major: Perinatal Nursing
    Degree: M.S.N.
    Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin/University of Wisconsin, 1989
    Major: Women's Health Nurse Practitioner
    Degree: Certificate
    Ohio State University, 1982
    Major: General Nursing
    Degree: B.S.N.
  • Research Interests

    HIV Prevention Strategies Self-Care/Self-Management of Chronic Conditions
  • Licensures and Certifications

    Registered Nurse
    Date Obtained: 2004-01-01
    Nurse Practitioner
    Date Obtained: 1990-06-01
    Registered Nurse
    Date Obtained: 1982-08-01
  • 2009: Excellence in Teaching Award , College of Health Science, Old Dominion University
  • 2009: Outstanding Achievement Award , Friends of the Libraries, Old Dominion University
  • 2009: Top Paper Award , Southern States Communication Association---Applied Communication Division
  • 2009: University Finalist, Virginia Outstanding Faculty Awards Program , State Council of Higher Education
  • 2007: Nursing Faculty of the Year, School of Nursing, Old Dominion University
  • 2006: Nursing as Platform for Advocacy, Contribution to Health and Human Rights, Physicians for Human Rights
  • 2005: Faculty Proposal Preparation Program Award, Office of Research, Old Dominion University
  • 2005: President's Award, Alumni Association, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University
  • 2003: Dorothy Ford Buschmann Presidental Award, Sigma Theta Tau International
  • 1999: Competitive Fellowship, Summer Training in African American Aging Research, Mchigan Center for Urban African American Research
  • 1999: Distinguished Lecturer, Sigma Theta Tau International
  • 1997: Mary Kay Lehman Award for Excellence in Teaching, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University
  • 1996: Cushing- Robb Award (Clinical, Academic, and Professional Excellence)
  • 1995: Elected Fellow, American Academy of Nursing
  • 1994: Outstanding Community Leadership, Maternal and Infant Project, Cuyahoga County Child & Family Health Consortium
  • 1994: Special Achievement Award, Northern Ohio Live Magazine, Community Outreach (Honorable Mention)
  • 1993: Sigma Theta Tau International, Alpha Mu Chapter
  • 1988: Mildred Turtle Scholarship; Academic Excellence as a Graduate Student
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Educating Culturally Competent Nurse Administrators/Educators
    Sponsoring Organization: Department of Health and Human Services Advanced Practice Nursing Program
    Date: July, 2008 - June, 2011
    Investigators:Rutledge, C. M.; Garzon, L. S.; Adams Tufts, K.; Karlowicz, K. A.