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Dr. Maryanne Capp
Deparment Chair
Email: mcapp@wju.edu
Phone: 304-243-2322

Dr. Janet L. Bischof

Image of Janet L. Bischof.Dr. Bischof is an Associate Professor of Nursing at Wheeling Jesuit University in Wheeling, WV. She is the Director of the MSN Education Specialist and Nursing Administration tracks and Level Coordinator of the RN to BSN program. She received a diploma in nursing from OVGH School of Nursing in Wheeling, WV; a BSN from West Liberty State College, West Liberty, WV; a MS in Nursing from the Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio; and a PhD in Nursing from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA. She is currently certified in critical care nursing (Alumnus CCRN), nursing administration, and nursing education. Dr. Bischof holds RN licenses in West Virginia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. She has held positions in several area hospitals in a variety of positions including: staff nurse, Head Nurse, Acting Director of Nursing, Nurse Educator, and Critical Care CNS. Her clinical background is in critical care, specifically cardiac care and telemetry.
Her research interests include heart failure, mentorship in nursing, and self-care resources using the Modeling Role-Modeling Theory. Current research in progress includes disease management and health outcomes of patients with diabetes and use of over the counter interventions for viral respiratory illness. She is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Omicron Mu chapter, American Organization of Nurse Executives, National League for Nursing, American Nurses Association, and Association for Professional Development, and the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.

Recent presentations include:
Bischof, J. (2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 November). 12 Lead EKG Interpretation for Nurse Practitioners, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA.

Bischof, J., & Lucas, D. (2014, September). Life, thoughts, and perceptions of women receiving care in a free health care clinic. Society for the Advancement of Modeling and Role Modeling Annual Meeting. Erlanger, KY.

Bischof, J., & Lucas, D. (2014, October). Academic partnerships and grant writing: Selling your outcomes. Ohio Association of Free Clinics. Columbus, OH.

Bischof, J. (2015, September). Item analysis using BlackBoard. Wheeling Jesuit University, Wheeling, WV.
Lucas, D. & Bischof, J. (2014). Advancing Nurse Practitioner Preceptor and Student Engagement in Evidence-Based Practice at the Point of Care. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 10, 25-31. doi: 10.1016/j.nurpra.2014.06.005
Jefferson County Youth Advisory Committee
Title: An over-the-counter prescription template for viral upper respiratory complaints
A program designed to measure the effectiveness of specific over-the-counter medications.
Awarded: August, 2014
Co-Investigators: Denise Lucas, PhD, CRNP, Janet Bischof, PhD, CNE-BC, Jeanne Ann Van Fossan, MSN, CRNP
Executive Director: Ann Quillen, Jefferson County Fourth Street Health Center
Amount: $1000.000

American Nurse Practitioner Foundation / Norvo Nordisc
Title: Free To Be Healthy
Diabetic Program for Patient Care at Jefferson County Fourth Street Health Center
Awarded: February, 2014
Co-Investigators: Denise Lucas, PhD, CRNP, Janet Bischof, PhD, CNE-BC
Executive Director: Ann Quillen, Jefferson County Fourth Street Health Center
Amount: $10,000

Duquesne University Center for Nursing Research
Title: Factors Influencing the Daily Lives of Working Women Who Are Poor and Uninsured
Awarded: May, 2011
Co-Investigators: Denise Lucas, PhD, CRNP, Janet Bischof, PhD, CNE - BC
Amount: $5000

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