Jonas IV Nurse Leader Scholar Alumni

Amy Costanzo, RN-BC

University of Cincinnati

Amy J. Costanzo earned her BSN, Magna Cum Laude, from Miami University. While attending Miami University, she was inducted as a charter member of the Omichron Chi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International. Her clinical experience includes care of patients in longterm, cardiac telemetry, and intensive care units. When the hospital where she was employed closed, she chose the career path of clinical education. She was a clinical instructor for community hospitals before becoming Staff Development Manager and now Director of Nursing Administration at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. She earned her MSN with a concentration in Nursing Administration at the University of Cincinnati, College of Nursing. After achieving her MSN, she began teaching as an adjunct faculty member for the Nursing Administration program at the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing. In 2007, she was certified in Professional Development by the ANCC. She has co-authored three publications related to nursing continuing education. In her current role, she works closely with nurse researchers from the University of Cincinnati, College of Nursing to encourage bedside nurses to develop evidence-based practice projects. Amy completed her first year in the University of Cincinnati PhD program and intends to study acute care registered nurse leadership and behavior in interprofessional teams.