Joachim G. Voss, PhD, RN, ACRN, FAAN

Professor
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
Director
Sarah Cole Hirsh Institute
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
Program Director
Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Program
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing

Teaching Information

Teaching Interests

His educational interests focuses on the implementation of evidence-based practice and the understanding of big data. He has taught in the undergraduate and graduate program related to medical-surgical topics, research methods and philosophy. He has been a mentor to more than 30 interprofessional graduate and undergraduate students in nursing, public health, global health and bioengineering. Many of which have published in peer-reviewed journal and presented at national and international conferences.

He is interested in leadership training of healthcare professionals to meet the challenges of the 21st century including writing, communication and leadership. His teaching philosophy is that all students should at the end of their education become a mentor and hold a position in which they impact patient care, research, education and service, and become an active member of the profession.

Research Information

Research Interests

Dr. Voss is a Professor at Case Western Reserve University at the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing. He came to the US as a Fulbright Scholar and received his PhD from UCSF in 2003, followed by a three-year postdoctoral fellowship at the NIH. He spent 9 years at the University of Washington (UW) in Seattle, where he conducted interprofessional bench-to-bedside research and treatment approaches for fatigue and mitochondrial dysfunction in patients with HIV and cancer.

His work utilizes both basic and applied methodologies to foster the understanding of underlying mechanisms in fatigue and sleep management of HIV and other chronically ill patients. Since 2008, he has become a recognized leader in global health and holds a joint appointment with the UW Global Health Department as mentor for the Afya Bora Consortium.

Awards and Honors

ANA Luther Chrisman Award
2015
Social Environmental Design (SEED) Award for Excellence in Public Interest Design
2014
Design Corps Public Interest Design Award Global Winner
2014
Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture Excellence in Service Learning Award
2014
Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing
2014
Faculty Fellow for the Adaptive Solutions for Human Health and the Environment Initiative
2010
UW Undergraduate Research Mentor Award
2010

Publications

Education

Doctor of Philosophy
Nursing
University of California
Master of Science in Nursing
Nursing Education
University of Bremen Germany
Associate Degree Registered Nurse
Kreiskrankenhaus Moeckmuehl