Grant A. Pignatiello, PhD, RN

Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
Clinical Research KL2 Scholar
Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative

Teaching Information

Teaching Interests

  • Critical Care
  • Family Decision-Making
  • Clinical Decision-Making
  • Research Methods
  • Measurement Theory

Research Information

Research Interests

  • Judgment & Decision-Making
  • Self-Regulation
  • Sleep
  • eHealth Interventions
  • Measurement & Psychometric Theory

Research Projects

  • Development of an eHealth Debiasing Intervention for Surrogate Decision-Makers of the Critically Ill.
    PI: Raed Dweik, MD
    Role: Clinical Research KL2 Scholar
    Grant Number: KL2TR002547
    Funding Agency: NIH, National Center for Advancing Translational Science
    Funding Period: 05/2019 – 05/2023
    Amount: $100,000
  • A Biobehavioral Exploration of Family Intensive Care Unit Syndrome
    PI: Grant Pignatiello, PhD, RN
    Funding agency: Midwest Nursing Research Society and Sayre Memorial Fund
    Funding period: 2019-2020
    Amount: $10,000
  • Narrative Nursing Intervention: Effects on Moral Injury, Resilience, and Well-Being among Ohio Registered Nurses Practicing During COVID-19
    PI: Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN
    Role: Co-Investigator
    Funding Agency: Ohio Nurses Foundation, #CON238549
    Submission Date: February 2021
    Funding Period: April 2021-March 2022
    Amount: $100,000

Awards and Honors

Early Career Investigator Award: Family Health Research Group
Midwest Nursing Research Society
New Investigator Award: Decision-Making Research Group
Midwest Nursing Research Society
Young Alumni Award for Excellence
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing Alumni Association
Outstanding Dissertation Award: Decision Making Research Interest Group
Midwest Nursing Research Society
New Investigator Award: Acute & Critical Care Across the Lifespan Research Interest Group
Midwest Nursing Research Society


Full Bibliography

Selected Publications


Doctor of Philosophy
Case Western Reserve University
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Summa Cum Laude
Case Western Reserve University