University of Pittsburgh
Becky Faett has been a full time faculty member at the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing since 2006. She received her PhD in Rehabilitation and Technology from the University of Pittsburgh. Her research focuses on enhancing functional ability and self-management of those disabled by chronic illness. Her dissertation for her PhD involved the development, implementation and evaluation of the education component of a tele-rehabilitation program designed to enhance functional ability and self-management of individuals with limited mobility due to lymphedema. She is responsible for course content, course management, student evaluation, and mentoring of faculty for courses that introduce undergraduate nursing students to management of patients with acute/chronic medical surgical conditions. She has received multiple awards for her innovative teaching including the Provost’s Innovation in Education award, the Distinguished Clinical Scholar award, the Nursing Excellence in Teaching and Technology award and the Dean’s Distinguished Teaching award.
Her research focuses on enhancing functional ability and self-management of those disabled by chronic illness