2011-present Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine & OB-GYN, FAHC
2009-present Director of Clinical Skills Education, COM
2009-present Director of Simulation Education, Clinical Skills Laboratory, FAHC/UVM
Clinical Skills Laboratory
1987-present Director of the Standardized Patient Program, COM
Prior Academic Appointments
2006-2011 Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine & OB-GYN, FAHC
1996-2006 Clinical Instructor, Department of Family Medicine & OB-GYN, FAHC
2014 A multitiered strategy of simulation training, kit consolidation, and electronic documentation
is associated with a reduction in central line associated blood stream infections. American
Journal of Infection Control 42:643-8.
Gillman Allen, Vincent Miller, Cate Nicholas, Sally Hess, Mari Cordes, John Fortune, Joan
Blondin, Takamaru Askikaa, Michael Ricci.
2012 Evaluation of Simulation Based Training Model on Vascular Anastomotic Skills for Surgical
Residents. Sim Healthcare. 7:334-338,2012.
Vaia Y. Sigounas, Peter W Callas, Cate F Nicholas, Julie Adams,Daniel J Bertges, Andrew C
Stanley, Geroge Steinthorsson , and Michael A Ricci.
2004 Participant characteristics associated with withdrawal from a large randomized trial of
spermicide effectiveness. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2004 Oct 1;4:23.
Elizabeth G Raymond, Pai Lien Chen, Bosny Pierre-Louis, Joanne Luoto, Kurt T Barnhart,
Lynn Bradley,Mitchell D Creinin, Alfred Poindexter, Livia Wan, Mark Martens, Robert
Schenken, Cate F Nicholas and Richard Blackwell.
2001 Endocervical Sampling: A Comparison of Endocervical Brush, Endocervical Curette, and
Combined Brush with Curette Techniques. Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease,
Volume 5 Page 1 - January 2001.
Cheryl A. Gibson, MD; Carol E. Trask, MD; Patricia House, MPH, PhD; Susan F. Smith,
MD; Marion Foley, FNP; Cate Nicholas, MS, PA.
1999 Principles Of Abortion Care: A Curriculum For Physician Assistants And Advanced Practice
Nurses Edited by Michael S. Policar, MD, MPH; Amy E. Pollack, MD, MPH; Cate Nicholas,
MS, PA; & Susan Dudley, PhD. (1999) Includes 11 modules on all aspects abortion care in
outline form that is appropriate for didactic and/or clinical training.
1999 A Clinician's Guide To Medical And Surgical Abortion. Lead author, Chapter 19 “Ensuring
Quality Care in Abortion Services” Edited by Drs. Maureen Paul, E. Steve Lichtenberg, Lynn
Borgatta, David Grimes, Phillip Stubblefield. This comprehensive, authoritative text covers
all aspects of abortion care ranging from patient preparation and informed consent, to medical
and surgical abortion techniques to aftercare.