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Elizabeth R Click, ND, RN, CWP
Assistant Professor of Nursing and Medical Director
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
Case Western Reserve University
Elizabeth Click is an Assistant Professor at the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. As a nurse with a background in wellness program management and working with groups, Dr. Click is uniquely qualified to speak and write about wellness and health management subjects. She received a BA from the College of Wooster with a major in psychology and a ND (Doctor of Nursing) from CWRU. She also is a Certified Lactation Educator and a Certified Wellness Practitioner.

Within the FPB School of Nursing, Dr. Click teaches in the undergraduate (BSN), masters (MN & MSN), and doctoral (DNP) programs. She has served as the Chair of the School’s Executive Committee for four years and has been the Budget Committee Chair for the past four years. She recently joined the Faculty Senate and has served on the Faculty Senate Budget Committee for the past three years. Dr. Click frequently serves as a task force leader for special projects within the School of Nursing. She recently helped develop and lead the MSN Program Retreat and the DNP Leadership Course Strategy group. Dr. Click serves as a Co-Chair of the University’s Collegiate Behavioral Health Group and has been a Visiting Committee member for the School of Nursing for many years. She has presented aspects of her wellness work at the National Wellness Conference four times.

Prior to joining the CWRU faculty, Dr. Click managed the wellness program at The Progressive Corporation in Cleveland, Ohio. While working at Progressive, Dr. Click was responsible for the design, development, budgeting and implementation of the Wellness Training curriculum. She incorporated wellness initiatives within corporate-wide programs and developed and communicated wellness policies and procedures. Programs that Dr. Click developed focused on the following topics: ergonomics, lactation, prenatal education, complementary medicine, bloodborne pathogens, spirituality, back health, stress management, child care, work-life balance, weight reduction, financial wellness and physical fitness. Many of these programs led to health improvements and cost savings amongst participants.

Prior to her Progressive experience, Dr. Click was on the faculty at the University of Tennessee, Memphis. As a tenure track undergraduate faculty member, she served as a course coordinator for nursing courses focused on health promotion, holistic health, and research. She served as a project member on various health promotion and gerontology grants. Her writing has been published in varied journals and she has spoken at a number of national conferences.

Dr. Click’s major interest professionally and personally is in working with people individually and in groups to support their present level of health and to help them reach even higher levels of wellness.