Clifford Fawcett

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Cliff Fawcett, M.S.N., M.Ed., RN, APRN, FNP-C

Coordinator of the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) focus area, Assistant Professor of Nursing


Cliff Fawcett serves as the lead faculty for the Family Nurse Practitioner Program at Cedarville University. He is an assistant professor of nursing. 

Having graduated from Cedarville University with a B.S.N. in 1988, he has a long history with the program. He earned a Masters of Education (M.Ed.) from the University of Virginia in 1989 and in 1997 earned his M.S.N. from the University of Delaware in the Family Nurse Practitioner program.  He maintains a private practice two days per week at a nearby family practice office in Yellow Springs. Fawcett has over 17 years of experience as a nurse practitioner including 11 years in Philadelphia, where he worked alongside the team physician for the Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia Flyers, and several other professional and collegiate sports teams. Mr. Fawcett joined the nursing faculty in 2010 and serves as the family nurse practitioner (FNP) track coordinator.

Selected Scholarly Activities

Fawcett, C.W. (2001, June). Thermal shrinkage of partial tea Committee member The Efficacy of Brain Natriuretic Peptides in the Diagnosis of Heart Failure in a Primary Care Setting Lead author: Stephen K. Sandlund 8/2013

Committee member The Ohio High School Athletic Association Pre-Participation Examination Form and Mild-Traumatic Brain Injury self-report with High School Football Athletes: A descriptive correlational study.  Lead author: Hillary Willets 11/2013.

Committee member Perceived benefits and barriers of exercise in college age students before and after participating in regular exercise compared to a cohort group Lead Author: Abby Pippin 8/2013

rs of the ACL. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Philadelphia Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.

Freedman, K., Bartolozzi, A.R., Lamar, D., & Fawcett, C.W. (2001, April).Thermal shrinkage of partial tears of the ACL. Presented at the 20th Annual Meeting of the Arthroscopy Association of North America. Seattle, WA.

Lamar, D.S., Bartolozzi, A.R., Freedman, K.B., Nagda, S., & Fawcett, C.W. (2005). Thermal modification of partial tears of the anterior cruciate ligament. Arthroscopy: Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, 21(7), 809–814.

Valletta, D., Reddy, S., Bartolozzi, A.R., & Fawcett, C.W. (2006, March).Functional outcome following ACL reconstruction in patients aged 50 and over. Poster presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. 

Missions Involvement

Led medical missions trip to Lima, Peru Summer 2013

Leadership team for college ministry at Grace Baptist Church, Cedarville, Ohio

Camp nurse for New Life Island Baptist Camp, Frenchtown, New Jersey

Education and Credentials

M.S.N. (FNP), University of Delaware

M.Ed., Sports Medicine/Athletic Training, University of Virginia

B.S.N., Cedarville University

Scholarly Works

  • Functional Outcome Following ACL Reconstruction in Patients Aged 50 and Over
  • Thermal Modification of Partial Tears of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament
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Sports medicine