Assistant Professor, Nursing
Ackerman Hall 209, Troy
M.S., Nursing, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Syracuse University
B.S., Nursing, Syracuse University
Post Master’s: Family Practice, The Sage Colleges, Troy, NY
New York State, Registered Professional Nurse
New York State, Registered Nurse Practitioner in Adult Health
New York State Registered Nurse Practitioner in Family Health
The State of Vermont Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
American Nurses Credentialing Center
- NSG 559 Nursing in the Sociopolitical Environment
- NSG 619 Diagnostic Health Assessment
- NSG 623 Individual Study in Advanced Professional Practice
2012 NATO Medal Awarded for services with NATO in relation to ISAF Operations
Areas of Research/Research Interest
Healthcare Treatment and Homeless Veterans especially Female Veterans
Treatment of Veterans and Active Duty Members for TBI and PTSD
The History of Nursing and Florence Nightingale
HSC 204:Introduction to Health Profession. Guest speaker for HSC 204 to discuss becoming a Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner, the entry into practice, the education, the pay and the role. September 2013.
Ellis Hospital Grand Rounds: Presentation entitled, “Caring for Military Veterans,” Schenectady, NY, February 2013. Three presenters reviewed their various perspectives of recognizing the differences in treating veterans from various eras and recognizing their service to the country to help them gain trust and encourage healing.
Ellis Hospital Grand Rounds: Presentation entitled, “ Emergency Management for Healthcare Providers since 911 a Retrospective View,” Schenectady, NY, September 2011. There were 4 presenters who gave a retrospective look of what happened in 911 from a disaster management view point and how services have progressed since that time.
Springfield Hospital Grand Rounds: Presentation entitled,” Vaccine Health and Small Pox Vaccine: The Importance of Taking a Vaccine History in Today’s World,” Springfield, VT, Spring 2009. Presented on use of Small Pox Vaccine in the military, reviewed the history of Small Pox Vaccine and included Case Presentation on Pericarditis and other related reactions to Small Pox Vaccine.
Selected Professional Associations
September 2005 to present: New York State Nurse Practitioner Association
Also a member of the local Saratoga Warren NPA
December 2009 to present: American Association of Nurse Practitioners
March 2013 to present: Military Association of New York (MANY)
Selected Service/Community Activities
Jan- Mar 2013: Volunteered to be a member of the Ellis Hospital Wellness Task Force, setting up the new Medical/Dental Staff Assistance Program following the suicide of three providers.
2012 to present: Volunteer for Saratoga Warhorse, acting as a support person for veterans with PTSD
2012 to present: Attended Leadership Development for the Ellis Medical Group
May 2012: Participated in 5k Run to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project
2012 to present: Volunteer during the NPA Conferences
2011 to present: Member of Ellis Hospital Resource Committee