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University of Colorado College of Nursing

College of Nursing
 

Jane Kass-Wolff, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, WHNP-BC

Assistant Professor, Women's Health Option Coordinator


Jane Kass-Wolff

Jane.Kass-Wolff@ucdenver.edu

Jane Kass-Wolff is an experienced family nurse practitioner with additional background as a women’s health nurse practitioner. Her expertise is in chronic vulvovaginal problems, chronic genital pain and pediatric adolescent gynecology. She has been practicing continuously for more than 25 years. Her research background centers on nutrition and bone density in both males and females with her current interest in calcium intake and bone density in childhood cancer survivors of acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Kass-Wolff is currently interested in the utilization of standardized patients and simulation in the education of nurse practitioner students and the inclusion of geriatric content into the advanced practice nursing curriculum.

Kass-Wolff currently practices as both a family nurse practitioner and women’s health nurse practitioner at the University of Colorado Hospital outpatient clinic. Her practice is part of the midwifery practice providing gynecologic care to women of all ages. The scope of health care includes annual well woman preventive exams, dysmenorrhea, abnormal bleeding, abnormal pap smears and colposcopy, vulvar skin lesions, pelvic pain, endometrial biopsies and the care and management of hormone replacement in the perimenopausal and menopausal woman. Acute care problem management is an integral part of the practice.

Degree Awarding Institution Field of Study Graduation Date
PhD The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas
Nursing, Women' Health,
Nutrition and Women' Studies
2005
MS Arizona State University
Tempe, Arizona
Family Nurse Practitioner and Community Health Nursing 1978
BSN The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas
Nursing 1973
ANCC Certification American Nurses Credentialing Corporation Family Nurse Practitioner through 2010
NCC Certification National Certification Corporation Women's Health Nurse Practitioner through 2012
Title Organization Year
Outstanding graduating doctoral student University of Texas at Austin 2005
NRSA Pre-doctoral fellowship in Women's Health 2001-2003
 Member Phi Kappa Phi   2000
 Member Sigma Theta Tau 1978
  1. Kass-Wolff, J. (2004). Calcium: Bone density and much more. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing 33, 21-33.
  2. Kass-Wolff, J. & Wilson, E. (2003). Pediatric gynecology. Seminars in Reproductive Medicine 21(4), 329-338.
  3. Kass-Wolff, J. & Rew, L. (Accepted, 2003). Peak bone mass in young women: A conceptual model. Journal of Pediatric Nursing.
  4. Innerarity, S. & Kass-Wolff, J. (2002). A survey of advanced practice nursing in Texas: Characteristics and patterns of practice. Texas Nursing, February, 12-15.
  5. Kass-Wolff, J. (2000). Bone loss in adolescents on Depo Provera. Journal of the Society of Pediatric Nurses 6(1), 21 – 31.
  6. Kass-Wolff, J., Bradshaw K.D. (1998) Gynecology Issues in CAPD/CCPD In Fine RN, Alexander SR, Warady BA (Eds) CAPD/CCPD in Children, 2nd Ed Kluwer Academic Publishers, Norwell, MA, pp.369-388.
  7. Bradshaw K.D., Hairston L, Kass-Wolff, J. Pediatric and adolescent gynecology, Supplement to Williams Obstetrics, 20th Edition. Appleton and Lange, Stamford, CT. 1997.
  8. Loftis P.A., Glover TL: Decision-making in gerontological nursing. Mosby: St. Louis, 1993; Contributed chapters on sexual dysfunction and urethral discharge.
  9. Kass J.R., Beebe M "Serious otitis: The insidious disease." Nurse Practitioner, March-April, 1979
  • PI, Factors affecting bone density in childhood cancer survivors, funded through the Department of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 2003-2005
  • Summer Institute of Nursing Research, Fellow, University of Pennsylvania – Summer 2006 and 2007