Assistant Professor, Nursing

Victoria Greenwood

Ackerman Hall 220, Troy
518-244-2461
[email protected]

Biography

Victoria Greenwood is an Assistant Professor in the Nursing department at The Sage Colleges. She has been an RN for over 30 years, and an educator for fifteen years. She graduated with a baccalaureate degree from SUNY-Binghamton in 1982, followed by clinical practice in acute care pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital. She further specialized in pediatric oncology, pediatric ICU, and pediatric community health. She then turned her attention to research, working under a two-year grant with a team of researchers in endocrine research, resulting in publication of results in two scholarly journals.

Ms. Greenwood’s continued her education by attaining a master’s degree in health education from The Sage Colleges in 1999, and a master’s degree in nursing education from SUNY-IT in 2011. She created and managed a support/education group in her community for women following cesarean sections, with the intent of promoting vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC).

She began teaching in the public-school system in 1999, teaching health education in both middle and high schools in her community. She moved to the college setting in 2006, initially teaching in an associate degree nursing program, and moving to a baccalaureate nursing program at The Sage Colleges in 2012. Recent research and publications includes Flipping the Nursing Classroom and Concept-based Instruction in Nursing Education. Ms. Greenwood is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in nursing leadership and education.

Ms. Greenwood’s board affiliation includes membership on the board of the local chapter (Delta Pi) of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. She was also a founding board member for a private elementary school.

Education

M.S., Nursing, State University of New York Institute of Technology

M.S., Health Education, Sage Graduate School

B.S., Nursing, State University of New York at Binghamton

Certifications

New York State Registered Professional Nurse License #402871-1

ANCC Board Certification in Nursing Professional Development

NYS Teaching certification, secondary education

Poster Presentations

12 Steps to Fall Prevention:  Nurses’ Day of Inquiry, St. Peter’s Health Partners, November 2012

Invited Presentations

The Sage Colleges, Graduate School, Health Education presentation, March, 1999

Susan Odell Taylor School for Children, Health education lessons, Grades 4 and 5, January – May, 1999

Publications

12 Steps to Fall Prevention, pending publication.

Dark Adaptation in Hyperprolactinemic Woman, The Lancet, June 1989

Zinc Does Not Acutely Suppress Prolactin in Normal or Hyperprolactinemic Women, the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, January, 1989

Honors and Affiliations

  • Member, American Nurses Association
  • Member, National League for Nursing
  • Member, New York State Nurses Association
  • Member, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
  • Member, American Association of University Women since 1994.
  • Vice-President, Membership, American Association of University Woman, 1996-1998
  • Board member, Susan Odell Taylor School for Children, Troy, NY 1998 to 2004
  • Sigma Theta Tau, National Honor Society of Nursing:  SUNY IT, 2010 and SUNY Binghamton, 1982
  • Phi Kappa Phi, National Honor Society, 1999
  • The Sage Colleges, Graduate School, Outstanding Health Education Student, 1999

Community Activities

St. Peter’s Health Partners:  Multi-hospital collaboration on the effectiveness of hospital fall prevention policies and procedures

Facilitator, Ovarian Cancer Survivor Student Presentation, February, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

Liaison, St. Peter’s Hospital and Maria College, Transforming Care at the Bedside (TCAB), 2008-2009

Board Member, Susan Odell Taylor School for Children, 1998 to 2006

Established local independent school for children, 1998