College of Health Sciences
Sandra L. Siedlecki, PhD, RN, is a senior nurse scientist with the Cleveland Clinic Nursing Office of Research and Innovation, contributing faculty member at Walden University, and adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University and the University of Akron. Dr. Siedlecki is actively involved in a program of research for chronic non-malignant pain syndrome patients, the effects of complementary therapies on health outcomes, and the long term effects of an Accreta Birth Experience on a woman and her partner. With more than two decades of didactic and clinical nursing teaching experience, Dr. Siedlecki has instructed and educated students at five colleges, universities and schools of nursing. Her extensive clinical background encompasses critical care and emergency nursing, and her tenured career spans healthcare organizations such as Santa Rosa Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, Ohio State University Hospital, Parma Community General Hospital in Parma, Ohio, and the Veterans Administration Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Siedlecki is a member of numerous industry associations and professional organizations, is well-published (36 publications) and has presented locally and nationally on issues related to research, research utilization, pain, pain management, and the use of complementary therapies. In addition she is editor of the Research Column for the Journal of Clinical Nurse Specialists.