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Judith Tate is an Associate Professor and Director of the Undergraduate Nursing Honors Program at the Ohio State University College of Nursing. With over 20 years of research collaboration in geriatrics and critical care, Dr. Tate is committed to developing and testing interventions that improve the process of care and recovery of critically ill patients and their families and leading the science of caring for these vulnerable patients and their families. Dr. Tate’s research focuses on mechanical ventilation, symptom recognition and management, communication, and cognitive and psychological sequelae of critical illness.

Dr. Tate currently leads an NIH/NIA-funded clinical trial testing feasibility, acceptability, and efficacy of a novel problem-solving intervention to assist Intensive Care Unit (ICU) survivors in adapting to cognitive dysfunction during recovery from critical illness. This work is increasingly essential as ICU survivors recovering from severe COVID-19 illness face ongoing cognitive challenges. With over 30 years of experience in nursing education, Dr. Tate has a strong track record of research mentorship of students across levels and a commitment to training the next generation of nurse scientists. and has been recognized as an American Thoracic Society Fellow. Dr. Tate received her BSN from the Pennsylvania State University, her MSN and PhD from the University of Pittsburgh.


Judith Tate


Associate Professor

The Ohio State University


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