Faculty

James C. Pace

James C Pace

Clinical Professor
Senior Associate Dean for Academic Programs

1 212 992 7343

433 First Avenue
Room 420
New York, NY 10010
United States

Professional overview

Dr. Pace is the Senior Associate Dean for Academic Programs at the New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing holding the rank of Clinical Professor. Dr. Pace is a board certified adult nurse practitioner and a Fellow in both the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and the American Academy of Nursing. His extensive teaching experience spans three decades; he has taught previously at three Schools of Nursing: the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Emory, and Vanderbilt Universities. Prior to joining NYU Meyers, Dr. Pace was the Director of the Adult Nurse Practitioner/Palliative Care Program at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Pace has held various Nurse Faculty Practice appointments to include working as a nurse practitioner at the Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, as well as Evening Chaplain at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Pace's scholarly interests and activities lie in the areas of spirituality/religion and health, palliative/hospice care, and HIV/AIDS and spirituality. Dr. Pace is also an Episcopal priest who serves the Diocese of New York as an assisting priest at The Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Times Square.

Education
Post-Master's Adult Nurse Practitioner(1995) - Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
MDiv(1988) - Vanderbilt University Divinity School
Certificate, Anglican Studies Program(1988) - The School of Theology The University of the South Sewanee
PhD(1986)- University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing
MSN(1981) - Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
BSN(1978) - Florida State University School of Nursing
Natural Sciences(1976) - St. Petersburg Junior College
BA(1976) - University of South Sewanee
AA(1974) - Manatee Junior College
Honors and awards
2016
Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine. New York, New York
2015
Hospice and Palliative Nursing Foundation (HPNF) Resolution of Recognition "for Distinguished Service to HPNF." Pittsburgh, PA
2014
Selected for inclusion in Who's Who in Health Sciences Higher Education (WWHSHE)
2013
Inducted as Fellow, American Academy of Nursing (FAAN). Washington, DC
2011
NYUCN Faculty Superlative Award: "Most Likely to Turn Your Day Around"
2010
Elected as one of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing's 60 Visionary Leaders in honor of UABSON's 60th year
2008
"100 Years: 100 Leaders." Selected as one of the 100 Outstanding Alumni and Faculty, 100th Anniversary Centennial Celebration, The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
2008
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Outstanding Faculty Award
2007
ACE Project Award Recipient (Advocating for Clinical Excellence in Trans-disciplinary Palliative Care Education). The National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the City of Hope Medical Center
2006
The Julia Hereford Award for Outstanding Contributions to Student-Faculty Relations Outside the Classroom, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
2005
Elected Fellow, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP)
2005
Graduate Faculty National Award for Excellent Teacher of the Year. End of Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC), City of Hope and The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)
2004
Sara K. Archer Award for Outstanding Contributions in Teaching, Scholarliness, and Faculty Student Relations, Vanderbilt School of Nursing
1999
Great Teachers Lecture Series Award, chosen by the Academic Community at Emory University School of Nursing for academic year 1999-2000
1999
"Health Care Hero Award," chosen by The Atlanta Business Chronicle
1999
Third Annual David Jowers' Lectureship in AIDS and Infectious Diseases at Emory University: "HIV/AIDS and the Spiritual"
1997
Outstanding Service Award, American Cancer Society, National Office, Atlanta, Georgia
1993
Sara K. Archer Award for Excellence in Classroom Teaching at the Graduate Level, Vanderbilt University
Specialties
Professional membership
American Association of Nurse Practitioners
American Nurses Association/Tennessee Nurses Association
Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA)
Middle Tennessee Chapter of the Oncology Nursing Society
National League for Nursing
Oncology Nursing Society
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
Publications

AIDS-related malignancies

Pace, J.C., & Gallagher, L.E. (2005). Cancer nursing: Principles and practice, 961-978,

Correlates of spiritual well-being in terminally ill persons with AIDS and terminally ill persons with cancer

Pace, J.C., & Stables, J.L. (2006). Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 8, 31-42, 10.1016/s1055-3290(97)80056-8

Factors Associated With Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy

McDonnell Holstad, M.K., Pace, J.C., De, A.K., & Ura, D.R. (2006). Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 17, 4-15, 10.1016/j.jana.2006.01.002

Funeral planning

Garrison, D., Stewart, C., Hill, K.J., & Pace, J.C. (2008). Palliative practices from a-z for the bedside clinician, 143-147,

HIV/AIDS

Pace, J.C. (2007). Palliative and end-of-life care: Clinical practice guidelines, 233-242,

Infection

Upchurch, L.A., Nelson, J.R., & Pace, J.C. (2008). Palliative practices from a-z for the bedside clinician, 165-169,

Palliative care

Pace, J.C. (1997). A cancer source book for nurses, 260-268,

Palliative Care

Pace, J.C., & Mann, C. (2008). Palliative practices from a-z for the bedside clinician, 211-215,

Seizures

Robbins, S., & Pace, J.C. (2008). Palliative practices from a-z for the bedside clinician, 231-233,

Sexuality

Morriss, B.B., & Pace, J.C. (2008). Palliative practices from a-z for the bedside clinician, 235-240,

Spirituality

Pace, J.C. (2007). Fundamentals of nursing: Theory, concepts and applications, 1, 245-262,

Spirituality

Pace, J.C. (2007). Fundamentals of nursing: Thinking and doing, 2, 147-157,

Spirituality issues

Pace, J.C. (2000). Women and cancer: A gynecologic oncology nursing perspective, 502-520,

The advanced practice nurse in palliative care

Kuebler, K.K., Pace, J.C., & Esper, P. (2007). Palliative and end-of-life care: Clinical practice guidelines, 3-18,

The Evolution of Palliative Care Nursing Education

Pace, J.C., & Lunsford, B. (2011). Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing, 13, S8-S19, 10.1097/njh.0b013e31822ff0da