Amy Miner Ross, Ph.D., R.N., C.N.S.

Amy Miner

Associate Professor & Health Systems & Organizational Leadership, Director
Oregon Health & Science University
School of Nursing Portland Campus -SN-6N
3455 SW US Veterans Hospital Road
Portland, OR 97239
Phone: 503 494-2123


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Ph.D., Oregon Health & Science University
M.S., University of California, San Francisco
B.S.N., University of San Francisco


Health Systems & Organizational Leadership Program, Director:

Quality Science in Health Services and Academic Practice, Evidence Driven Clinical & Organizational Effectiveness, Creating Sustainable Organizations

Taking PhD & DNP students


American Stroke Association Early Career Member
Sigma Theta Tau
American Association of Neuroscience Nurses


OSHU Faculty Senate
OHSU Faculty Senate Educational Policy Committee, Co-chair
OHSU School of Nursing Graduate Council


SON Dean's Award Innovations Grant (funded): Role of Immune Senescence in Stroke-induced Immunodeficiency. Ross, AM (PI), Lee, C (Col), Lutsep, H (Col.).

Hartford Award for Research &Practice (funded): The Influence of Age on Norepinephrine Sensitivity and Lymphocyte Clonal Expansion in Acute Ischemic Stroke. Ross AM (PI), Lutsep H (CoI), Lee C (CoI).

ORION: Oregon Research Initiative on Organization of Nurses –Leadership Environment

Neuroscience Nurses Foundation (funded): Description and identification of the peripheral immune response trajectories over time in first time & recurrent stroke/TIA; Ross AM (PI); Lee, C (Co-investigator).

Sigma Theta Tau, Beta Psi Chapter (funded): Exploration of the peripheral immune response (PIR) and infection rates in first time and recurrent stroke/TIA. Ross, AM (PI).

Dissertation Research: Peripheral Inflammatory Response in TIA and Stroke (funded): Ross AM (PI)


Ross, A. M. & Lee, C. S. (Submitted) Psychometric Analysis of the Leadership Environment scale (LENS): Outcome from the Oregon research initiative on the organization of nursing (ORION). Journal of Nursing Management.

Liu, J., You, L., Zheng, J., Ross, A.M., Liu, K. (2016). Effects of work environments on the quality of care: a multisite study in China. Journal of Nursing Care Quality. [Epub ahead of print January 29, 2016]. PMID: 26796973

Ross, A. M., Lee, C. S., & Lutsep, H. (2015). Influence of Gender and Age on the Peripheral Immune Response in Stroke. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. [Epub ahead of print March 13, 2015]. PMID: 25774839

Ross, A. M. & Lee, C. S. (2015). Description and identification of the peripheral immune response trajectories over time in first time & recurrent stroke/TIA. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, 47(5), 256-262. PMID: 26236950.

Ross, D. A., Tao, S., Gultekin, S., & Ross, A. M. (2014). Lobar distribution of low grade oliogendroglioma: Distribution, molecular characteristics, and survival base upon location. Journal of Cancer Therapy, 5(13), 1249-1258.

Li, K., Yan, T., You, L., Li, R., & Ross, A. M. (2014). International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health categories related to spinal cord injury nursing: a systematic review. Disability and Rehabilitation. February 24 online ahead of print. PMID: 24564326

Ross, A. M., Lee, C. S., & Brewer, M. (2014). Peripheral Immune Response and Infection Rates in first time and recurrent stroke/TIA. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing,46(4), 199-206. PMID: 24875290

Ross, D.A., Yang, L., Sagher, O. & Ross, A.M. (2011). Radical resection of adult low grade oligodendroglioma without adjuvant therapy: Results of a prospective treatment protocol. Journal of Cancer Therapy. 2, 235-242.

Ross, A.M., Hurn, P., Perrin, N. Wood, L., Carlini, W., & Potempa K. (2007). Evidence of the peripheral inflammatory response in transient ischemic attach patients. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease. 16, 203-207.

Ross, A. M., & Crusoe, K. (2014). Creation of a Virtual Health System for Leadership Clinical Experiences. Journal of Nursing Education. 53(12)714-718. PMID: 25406844

Ross, A. M. (2014) Informatics Assignment for Graduate Nursing Practice Study. Journal of Nursing Education. 53(11)663-664. PMID: 25353248

Ross, A. M., Fotheringham, D., & Crusoe, K. (February 2014, online ahead of print). Re-valuing Nursing's Currency: Shifting from a pattern of binary opposition to collaborative relationship. Nursing Education Today. 34, 687-690. DOI:10.1016/j.nedt.2014.01.007 PMID: 24529797

Ross, A. M., Noone, J., Luce, L.L., & Sideras, S.A. (2009). NLN - Faculty toolkit for innovation in curriculum design. (2012). Spiraling EBP and outcomes management concepts in an UG curriculum: a Systematic Approach. Journal of Nursing Education. 48, 319-326. Retrieved from: