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Evelyn L Fitzwater, DSN, RN
Associate Professor Emerita
Associate Director of the
College of Nursing
University of Cincinnati
Evelyn Fitzwater, DSN, RN, is Associate Director of the Center for Aging with Dignity. The Center is devoted to keeping people “SAFE After 60” by advocating for, advancing and developing best-practice programs on the safety and mistreatment of older adults. Recognizing that safety risks increase with age, we focus on enhancing the ability of professionals to empower older adults, families and organizations to maximize heath, wellness and independence. To learn more, please visit the Center for Aging with Dignity's website.

Dr. Fitzwater graduated with her MSN from the University of Cincinnati in 1985 and received her DSN from the University of Alabama in 1995. She has been involved in the gerontology field for over 20 years, is a funded researcher with several published articles, and has served as an invited speaker and presenter for a variety of organizations on age-related topics. In 2005, Dr. Fitzwater was named Outstanding Leader in the Field of Aging by the Association for Professionals in Aging.