EducationCurrently enrolled in doctoral program, Case Western Reserve University (2016)
Post Masters Certificate, Nursing Education, College of Mount Saint Vincent (2010)
Masters in Nursing, Adelphi University (1991)
Bachelors in Nursing, Adelphi University (1979)
BiographyJoined FSC in 2013
Areas of Research and Teaching Expertise:
Do academic-practice partnerships enhance the educational curriculum in community/public health nursing for undergraduate nursing students?: A program assessment.
Academic-practice partnerships and improvement of asthma self-management skills in children.
Teaching expertise: community/public health nursing; mental health nursing; Service-learning and experiential pedagogical models; active group learning and creative teaching strategies
Clinical Expertise:Oncology nursing
Previous Academic or Professional Positions:
Clinical Instructor, Molloy College, September 2011 - May 2013
Clinical Adjunct Instructor, Farmingdale State College, September 2010 - May 2013
Lab Instructor, Western Suffolk Boces, September 2009 - June 2012
School Nurse (per diem), Central Islip Unified School District, December 2005 - May 2010
Perdiem RN, Horizon Healthcare Staffing, October 2007 - May 2009
Healthcare Director, Park Shore Country Day Camp [seasonal], 1989 - 2011
Administrative Supervisor, The Jack D. Weiler Hospital of the Albert Einstein School of Medicine, July 1986 - July 1988
Oncology Nurse Clinician, Nurse Manager, Staff Nurse, Mt. Sinai Hospital, May 1981 - July 1986.
Supervisor, Community Health Plan of Suffolk [no longer existing HMO], January 1980 - May 1981
Staff Nurse, Long Island Jewish-Hillside Hospital, January 1979 - January 1980