Ann S. Williams, PhD, RN, CDE

Research Assistant Professor
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing

Teaching Information

Teaching Interests

  • Diabetes self-management education
  • Inclusion of persons with disabilities in research
  • Visual and hearing disabilities

Research Information

Research Interests

  • Self-management for people with diabetes and visual or hearing impairment
  • Health needs of persons with disabilities
  • Inclusion of persons with disabilities in research

Research Projects

  • "Nonvisual Foot Examination for People with Diabetes and Visual Impairment," 1R21NR12513-01A1 (Williams, PI) 7/15/11-7/14/13, NIH/NINR. Role: Principle Investigator
  • Administrative Supplement: Center of Excellence to Build the Science of Self-Management: A Systems Approach, Core Consolidation for Behavioral Science Measurement Lab, P30NR010676 - 04S1 (Moore, PI) 9/29/10-9/28/11, NIH/NINR. Role: Co-Investigator
  • "Nonvisual Foot Inspection for People with Visual Impairment," International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Grant, 8/30/2010 - 8/29/2012. Role: Principle Investigator
  • "Full Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Self-Management Research," 3P30NR010676-03S1 (Moore, PI) 9/18/09-8/31/11, NIH/NINR. Role: Co-Investigator
  • "Audio Instruction for the Use of Insulin Pens by Blind People," Sigma Theta Tau International/AADE Foundation Research Award, 1/09-12/09. Role: Principle Investigator
  • "Use of Insulin by Blind People: A Feasibility Study," 2008, supported by the National Federation of the Blind

Training Projects

  • "Multiple Morbidities in Vulnerable Populations: Nurse Scientist Training," T32-NR009761 (Moore, PI), 5/18/06-4/30/11. Role: Post-Doctoral Fellow 1/08-3/10



BA, Psychology
Case Western Reserve University
BSN, Nursing
Case Western Reserve University
MSN, Nursing
Case Western Reserve University
PhD, Psychology
Case Western Reserve University