Carolyn Harmon Still, PhD, MSM, AGPCNP-BC, CCRP

Assistant Professor, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing


  • Doctor of Philosophy Nursing Science, Case Western Reserve University
  • Masters of Science in Management Healthcare, Case Western Reserve University
  • Master of Science in Nursing Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner, Florida A & M University
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Florida A & M University

Underserved Populations and Community Research

  • Health disparities in racial/ethnic minority populations
  • Self-management of chronic illness
  • Diversity in clinical trials of underrepresented groups
  • Cultural aspects of aging and quality of life
  • Cardiovascular disease and hypertension

Carolyn Harmon Still, PhD, research interests span to include hypertension clinical outcome trials in older populations, psychosocial assessment of aging, and self-management of chronic diseases, as well as recruitment and retention of minorities in clinical trials. She has collaborated on projects to explore the relationships of cognitive function, chronic kidney disease, and brain structure/function influence on blood pressure. To advance self-management science, Dr. Still’s current work explores the brain-behavior relationship and behavior change of hypertension self-management enhanced or enabled through a digital component or strategy to determine its effects on blood pressure.