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College of Nursing
 

Michael Rice, PhD, APRN, FAAN

Professor, Endowed Chair – Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing


Michael Rice

Michael.J.Rice@ucdenver.edu  

Michael Rice is a Professor and Endowed Chair of Psychiatric Mental Health, and Co-Director of the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Program at the College of Nursing, Anschutz Medical Center, University of Colorado and a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing. He came to the College of Nursing from the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), where he was a Professor of Psychiatric Nursing and the Founding Associate Director, Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska, University of Nebraska Medical Center, where he received the Inaugural Distinguished Service Award in 2013. His baccalaureate degree is from Mount Marty College, in Yankton, South Dakota; his master's degree in psychiatric mental health is from UNMC; and his doctorate in Clinical Research is from the University of Arizona, as a National Research Service Award Fellow. He is a board-certified advanced practice psychiatric nurse. He was the recipient of the Educause Award for Excellence in Information Technology Solutions in 2002, and the Best Corporate Training Model from Education and Information Systems Technologies and Applications (EISTA), International Institute of Informatics in 2003. He is recognized as one of the TOP 15 Psychiatric Nursing Professors in the U.S. He has served as co-Chair of the Psychiatric Expert Panel at the American Academy of Nursing and a member of the Board of Directors for the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, the Board of Specialty Advisors for Behavioral Health Specialties at Optum Health, and the Board of Directors of the Institute for Behavioral Health Improvement. He is also a member of the Evaluation and Outcomes Committee for the Colorado State Innovation Model funded by CMS to transform healthcare in the state of Colorado. He provides national and international consultation on development of distance psychiatric-nursing education, learner-centered online education and advocates the use of distance technology to meet the mental health care needs. ​

Degree​ ​Awarding Institution ​Area of Study ​Graduation Date
​PhD University of Arizona
Tuscon, Arizona
Clinical Research
Minor: Social Psychology​
1988​
MSN​ ​University of Nebraska
Omaha, Nebraska
​Psychiatric and Mental Nursing ​1976
​BSN ​Mount Marty College
Yankton, South Dakota
​Nursing ​1974
 
  1. Rice, M., Beeber, L, & Brennan, L. (In process). Policies on behavioral harm reduction in integrated behavioral healthcare. Target Nursing Outlook.
  2. Rice, M. J. & Cunningham. P. (2014). Psychiatric nurse researchers: Canaries in the gold mine. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 20, 328-339.
  3. **Niitsu, K., Watanabe-Galloway, S., Sayles, H., Houfek, J., & Rice, M. (2014). The great east Japan earthquake and tsunami psychological impact study. Journal of American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 20, 194.
  4. ​Rice, M. J., & Haritos, P. (2014). Building a clinical mobility infrastructure to support accountable care. HIMSS Invited Webinar. http://himssmediawebinars.com/registration/webinar/building-clinical-mobility-infrastructure-support-accountable-care?affiliatedata=website
  5. Rice, M. J., & Haritos, P. (2014). Building a clinical mobility infrastructure to support accountable care. HIMSS Invited Whitepaper.
  6. Rice, M. (2013). Gun violence and health policy: Leadership interviews. Nursingoutlooktalk.com. http://nursingoutlooktalk.com
  7. Rice, M. (2013). Building integrated primary care: Issues and recommendations for Colorado's workforce. A white paper examining the capacity of the workforce to meet Colorado's behavioral health-care goals. Commission by the Department of Health Policy and Finance, Colorado, July 2013.
  8. Amar, AF, Beeber, L, Laughon K. & Rice, MJ. (2013). Reducing Firearm Violence American Academy of Nursing on Policy. Nursing Outlook.  In press.
  9. Rice, M (2013) Evidence based practice: Principles of clinical application. Journal of the
  10. American Psychiatric Nurses Association. In press.
  11. Rice, M. (2013). A recovery model for effective symptomatic self-management in schizophrenia. In Counseling Points :22042: American Psychiatric Nurses Association, Falls Church, Virginia. http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/dmg/CPL_2012/#/14.
  12. Rice, M (2013) Social media in academic health care education: Policy implications. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing . Vol. 27, No. 1 (February), 2013: pp 61–62
  13. Niitsu, K., & Rice, M. J. (2013). Recovery - the new model for standards of psychiatric care. Nursing Business Medicus Shuppan Publishers Co, Ltd. (available in Japanese). 7:441. Pg 59.
  14. Balas, M., Rice, M., Chaperon C., Smith, H., Disbot H., & Fuchs B. (2012). Symptom Management of Delirium in the Critically-Ill Older Adult: Restoring PEACE. Critical Care Nurse;32:15-26
  15. Rice, M. (2011).  EBP Practice: Principles of EBP with Limited Evidence.  Journal of the
  16. American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 17,6. Pg 444-449
  17. Rice, M. (2011). Assertive Community Treatment: Evidence Based Hope for the Seriously Mentally Ill. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 17, 13-15, doi:10.1177/1078390310396708
  18. Rice, M. J. (2011). Editor.  Assertive Community Treatment: Models and Outcomes.  Special Issue: Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association.
  19. Rice, M.J. (2010). EBP Problems: Form and Focus. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 16(5), 307-314.
  20. Records, K., & Rice, M.J. (2009). Lifetime physical and sexual abuse and the risk for depression symptoms in the first 8 months after birth. Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology, 30. 181-190.
  21. Rice, M.J. (2009). The Importance of Qualitative Research to EBP. Editorial Commentary. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 15, 200-201. (DOI is 10.1177/1078390309337625)
  22. Rice, M.J. (2009). Getting it right the first time: Differential diagnosis of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. In  APNA Monograph  Diagnostic Dilemmas in the treatment of Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder (pp. 1-4). CME Enterprises in Association with Maryland Nurses Association.
  23. Rice, M.J. (2009). Effect Size in Psychiatric Evidence-Based Practice Care. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 15, 138-142.
  24. Rice, M.J. (2008). Metasynthesis: Qualitative data in Evidence Based Psychiatric Care. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 14, 382-385.
  25. Rice, M.J. (2008). Evidence based practice: The Future is Now.  Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 14, 379-381.
  26. Rice, M.J. (2008). Evidence based practice in psychiatric care: Defining levels of Evidence. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 14(3), 181-187.
  27. Rice, M.J. (2008). Psychiatric mental health evidence based practice. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 14(2), 107-111.
  28. Records, K., & Rice, M.J. (2009). Lifetime physical and sexual abuse and the risk for depression symptoms in the first 8 months after birth. Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology, 30. 181-190.
  29. Rice, M.J., & Records, K. (2008). Comparative analysis of physiological adaptation of neonates of abused and nonabused mothers. Journal of Forensic Nursing, 4(2), 80-90. PMID:18522606.
  30. Rice, M.J., & Records, K. (2008). HIPAA’s preconsent: Impact on study validity.  Journal American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 14(3), 225-230.
  31. McGrath, J., Records, K., & Rice, M.J. (2008) Maternal Depression and Infant Temperament. Infant Behavior and Development, 31, 71-80.
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​Title ​Organization ​Year
Nominee, Faculty Sponsor Award​ ​University of Colorado ​2015
​Outstanding Research Award Sigma Theta Tau, Alpha Kappa Chapter ​2015
Top 15 Psychiatric Nursing Professors ​Nurse Practitioner Schools ​2015
Outstanding Contribution to Reviewing Archive of Psychiatric Nursing ​2014
Inaugural Distinguished Service Award​ ​University of Nebraska Medical Center ​2013
​Nominee Excellence in Innovation in Psychiatric Nursing APNA​ ​2013
Nominee Excellence in Teaching and Innovation Award​ ​AACN ​2012
​Nominee Excellence in Teaching and Innovation University of Nebraska Medical Center​ ​2012
​Excellence in Education ​American Nurses Association ​2010
​Outstanding Teacher Award ​University of Nebraska Medical Center ​2010
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  1. 2015 Krause-Parello, C., & Rice M. Stakeholder-Driven Veteran’s Suicide Protection Advisory Group. PCORI. M. Rice: Co-PI.
  2. 2014 Harpin, S. Feasibility of using SBIRT for mental health screening with runaway/homeless youth. Center and Translational Science Institute, University of Colorado. Anschutz Medical Center. Funded ($30,000.00). M Rice: Senior Scientist.
  3. 2014 Rice, M.J. & LeClair, A. Primary Care Nursing’s Role in Integrated Behavioral Mental Health. Sigma Theta Tau. Funded. In process. M.Rice: P.I.
  4. 2013 Building Integrated Primary Care: Issues and Recommendations for Colorado's Workforce. A White Paper examining the capacity of the workforce to meet Colorado's behavioral health-care goals. Commissioned by the Department of Health Policy and Finance, Colorado, July 2013 ($5,000.00).
  5. 2013 Technology Enhancement for Psychiatric NPs via Interprofessional Education. D09HP25022  Advanced Nursing Education S. Division of Health and Human Services. University of Alabama Birmingham. ($1,100,000). McGuinness, T., P.D. Rice, M.: Role Consultant
  6. 2013 Initiating Child Mental Health Assessments in Rural Primary Care Clinics. LB 566 State of Nebraska: Legislative Earmark , $1,081,549. (Funded) Evan,sJ. &  Rice, M. : Role: Co-I.
  7. 2013 Liu, H. Evans, J. & Rice, M.  Initiating Mental Health Assessments in Primary Care School Clinics.  Scott Foundation .  Omaha Nebraska  (in review)
  8. 2012 Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska. State of Nebraska: Legislative Earmark, $1.5 million.  Rice, M. Role: Associate Clinical Director (20% time).
  9. 2012 Integrated Nursing Social-media and Psychiatric Interprofessional Rural Education (INSPIRE). Advanced Nursing Education S. Division of Health and Human Services. (1,120,094.00). Rice, M. Role PI. Scored, Not Funded.
  10. 2012, Records, K Technology-Driven Prenatal Screening and Provider Training for Mood Disorders. RFA-MH-13-061 Harnessing Advanced Health Technologies to Drive Mental Health Improvements.  National Institute of Health. Rice, M. Consultant. (In revision)
  11. 2011 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Program D09HP22611-01-00 for Advanced Nursing Education S. Division of Health and Human Services.  Southern Indiana University. ($813,735 funded through 2014). Reidford, K. P.D.  Rice, M. Role: Consultant .
  12. 2011 Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska. State of Nebraska: Legislative Earmark, $1,700,000.  Rice, M. Role: Associate Director (30% time).
  13. 2010 Primary Integrated Psychiatric Nursing. U.S. Division of Health and Human Services. 1- D09HP14988-01-00 ($1,189,799. through 7/2012). Rice, M. Role: Project Director (40%).
  14. 2010 Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska. State of Nebraska: Legislative Earmark, $1,563,993.  Rice, M. Role: Associate Director (30% time).
  15. 2010 Re-Tooling for an Aging Nebraska: Geriatric Nurse Practitioner Masters Accelerated Post-Certificate (GNP-MAP) Training Program. Comprehensive Geriatric Education, U.S. Division of Health and Human Services Administration. 1 D62 HP15054-01-00, Chaperon, C., & Schumacher, K. Co-PD. Rice, M. Role: Co-I. (15%). Funded through 2012. ($462,945.00).​​