ANNA M. ACEE, EDD, ANP-BC, PMHNP-BC
Associate Professor of NursingB.S., New York University; M.A, New York University; Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University; Post-Master’s Certificate: Adult N.P., New York University; Post-Master’s Certificate: Psych-Mental Health N.P., Hunter College, CUNY
Psychiatric Mental Health, Adult Health, Holistic Practice, Health Promotion.
Author, (2012), “Type 2 Diabetes and Vascular Dementia: Assessment and clinical strategies of care,” published in MEDSURG Nursing.
Co-author (2012), “Can treating depression improve diabetic management?,” published in The Nurse Practitioner.
Co-author (2012), “Herbal remedies, mood & cognition,” published in The Journal of Holistic NursingPractice.
Co-author (2010), “A Transdisciplinary Approach to Faculty Development in Nursing Education Technology,” published in Nursing Education Perspectives.
Author (2010), “Detecting and Managing Depression in Type II Diabetes: PHQ-9 is the Answer!” published in MEDSURG Nursing.
KATHLEEN ANN MARSALA CERVASIO
Associate Professor of NursingB.S. in Nursing, College of Staten Island; M.S. in Nursing, Hunter College; Ph.D., Kensington University; Ed.D., Northcentral University
Clinical Nurse Specialist in Medical surgical nursing, critical care, emergency /trauma, pediatrics, disabilities
Certifications: CCRN, ACNS-BC
License: RN, N.Y.
Author, "Inclusion of developmental disability nursing content into undergraduate nursing education: A renewed call for pediatric curricula reform," published in International Journal of Nursing in Intellectual and Developmental Nursing
Author, "The attitudes of nursing students toward children with disabilities: An experimental design," published in International Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Author, "Attitudes of nurses caring for children with disabilities," published in Journal of Nursing and Care
Co-author, "Community and Home Health Nursing." In Potts, N, & Mandelco, B. (Eds.) Pediatric nursing: Caring for children and their families
Author, "Lower extremity orthoses in children with spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy: implications for nurses, parents, and caregivers" published in Orthopaedic Nursing
Author, "A systematic review of the literature: attitudes of nursing students and nurses toward children with disabilities," published in the Journal of Health Sciences and Practice
Author, "The role of the pediatric home care nurse: A case study approach in New York City," published in Home Healthcare Nurse
Long Island University (2012). Chosen to represent the School of Nursing for accomplishments in the State of the University Report. Expertise internationally in the care and support of children with disabilities and their families (2012).
Recipient of the Brooklyn Nurse Partnership Scholarship award to complete doctoral study research (2010).
Podium guest of Borough President Markowitz's Inaugural address with Mayor Bloomberg of NYC. Cited for outstanding dedication and ability in the field of nursing education ( 2010).
Recipient, Brooklyn Nurse Scholarship Award for exemplary education that embodies professional nursing (2010).
Recipient, Certificate from the Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island Area Health Education Center (AHEC) executive and program director for service, leadership, and dedication to pre college students in the Summer Health Internship Program (2009-2010)
Member, American Association of Critical Care Nurses
Member, American Association to Help the Retarded Children
Member, Brooklyn Consumers Committee
Member, Council for Exceptional Children
Member, Developmental Disabilities Nurses Association
Member, Kappa Delta Phi
Member, National Education Association
Member, National Organization of Nurses with Disabilities
Member, National League for Nursing
Member, Sigma Theta Tau
Member, Honor Society of Staten Island College, CUNY
Member, Honor Society of Hunter College, CUNY
Member, Honor Society of Long Island University
Member, Sigma Theta Tau, Alpha Phi and Mu Upsilon
Member, Kappa Delta
MARY JO DROPKIN
Associate Professor of NursingB.S.N., Cornell University ; M.S.N., University of Nebraska ; Ph.D., Nursing Theory, New York University
Care of the Head and Neck Cancer Patient
Care of the End of Life Patient
Journal Articles (Refereed)
Author (2012), “Evidence for practice: Long-term health-related quality of life in survivors of head and neck cancer,” published in ORL-Head and Neck Nursing.
Co-author (2006), “Recovery issues for African Americans following treatment of oral cavity/pharynx cancer,” published in OR-Head and Neck Nursing.
Author (2003), “Spotlight on research: Psychosocial intervention for newly diagnosed cancer patients,” published in ORL- Head and Neck Nursing.
Author (2001), “Anxiety, coping strategies and coping behavior in patients undergoing head and neck cancer surgery,” published in Cancer Nursing .
Co-author (2000), “Crisis in recovery,” published in AJN.
Author (1999), “Body image and quality of life after head and neck cancer surgery,” published in Cancer Practice. Co-author (1998), “Survey on research priorities for SOHN,” published in ORL - Head and Neck Nursing.
Co-author (1998), “Research attitudes survey,” published in ORL - Head and Neck Nursing.
Author, “Coping with disfigurement/dysfunction and hospital stay,” published in ORL-Head and Neck Nursing.
Co-author (1983), “Scaling of disfigurement and dysfunction in postoperative head and neck patients,” published in Head and Neck.
Author (1981), “Development of a self care teaching program for postoperative head and neck patients,” published in Cancer Nursing.
Co-author (1980), “A stress coping model,” published in Advances in Nursing Science.
Author (1979), “Compliance in postoperative head and neck patients,” published in Cancer Nursing.
Co-editor (2005), Head and Neck Cancer
Chapters in Books
Author, (2005), “Nursing research issues,” in Head and Neck Cancer.
Co-author (2005), “Introduction to head and neck cancer,” in Head and Neck Cancer.
Co-author (2005), “Chemotherapy for head and neck cancer,” Head and Neck Cancer, Pittsburgh: Oncology Nursing Press.
Co-author (1986), “Carotid artery rupture,” In Standards of Oncology Nursing Practice
Co-author (1986),” Tracheostomy care,” In Standards of Oncology Nursing Practice.
Co-author (1986), “ Total laryngectomy,” In Standards of Oncology Nursing Practice..
Author (1985), “Caring for the patient with head and neck cancer,” in Foundation of Thanatology, curriculum for schools of medicine, nursing and related health professions.
Author (1981), “Changes in body image with head and neck cancer,” in Cancer Nursing.
Author (1995). Anxiety, problem-focused coping strategies, disfigurement/dysfunction and post operative coping behaviors associated with head and neck cancer.
Samples Abstracts and Conference Proceedings
Co-author (2002), “Advances in head and neck surgery: Impact on quality of life,” in The Many Faces of Oncology Nursing, Syllabus of the Oncology Nursing Society 27th Annual Congress.
Co-author (2002), “Advances in head and neck surgery: Impact on quality of life,” Combined Otolaryngological Spring Meeting.
Author (1999), “Oral cavity/pharynx cancer: A recovery model,” Abstracts of the Pan American Congress of Psycho-oncology.
First Place Literary Award, Society of Otolaryngology and Head-Neck Nurses (SOHN), 2007
Most Cited First Author Award, SOHN, 2007
Academic Tenure, Long Island University, 2006
Pace University, Lienhard School of Nursing Award for Outstanding Clinical Nurse Researcher, 1994
Society of Otolaryngology and Head-Neck Nurses Honor Award, 1994
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Department of Nursing - Special Projects Award for Development of the Disfigurement/Dysfunction Scale for Head and Neck Cancer Patients, 1993
Oncology Nursing Foundation Doctoral Scholarship Award, 1992
Listed in Sigma Theta Tau: Directory of Nurse Researchers, 1990-present
"Who's Who in American Nursing," 1988-present
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Excellence in Nursing Research Award, 1987
Marquis' "Who's Who in Cancer Professionals and Facilities," 1987-present
Sigma Theta Tau, 1977-present
Oncology Nursing Society
• Research Committee
• Editorial Board, Oncology Nursing Forum
Editorial Review Board, Cancer Practice
Society of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Nurses
• Editorial Review Board, ORL & Head Neck Nursing
• Board of Directors
• Research Committee
• Chairperson, Strategic Planning Committee
• Assistant Editor, The Journal
Member, National Certifying Board for Otorhinolaryngology & Head-Neck Nurses
Research Committee, International Head and Neck Cancer Conference
Research Mentorship Program
• Research Forum Chairperson, Annual Congress
• Feature Editor, Spotlight on Research, ORL-Head & Neck Nursing
Editorial Board, Cancer Nursing
Advisory Board, "Let's Face It, U.S.A."
Agency for Health Care Policy and Research: Review Panel
for Clinical Practice Guideline, Management of Cancer Pain
Member, Center for Studies of Ethnicity and Human Development, Long Island University
Member, New York State Oral Cancer Control Partnership
Member, Grant Review Panel, National Institute of Mental Health
Member, Long Island University Institutional Review
SUSANNE M. FLOWER
Associate Dean, School of Nursing; Director, Nurse Practitioner Program; Director, Nurse Educator Program; Associate Professor of NursingDiploma, Nursing, Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center School of Nursing, Chicago, IL; B.A., Sociology. Webster College, St. Louis, MO; B.S., Nursing Columbia University; M.S., Nursing Columbia University
Primary Care of Adult and Geriatric Clients
Excellence in Professional Nursing Award, St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center
Magna cum laude, Webster College
Member, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Member, National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties
Member, Sigma Theta Tau International
Member, The Nurse Practitioner Association New York State
Assistant Professor; Clinical Coordinator- Care of Ill Adults I (NUR 390)B.Sc.,( General), Kalindi College, University of Delhi, India ; B.Sc., (Honors) Nursing, RAK College of Nursing, University of Delhi, India; M.S., Lehman College, City University of New York
Medical Surgical Nursing
• Nurse Of Distinction Award, May 2006 awarded by 1199 SEIU
• Recognition Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching – awarded by graduating class of May 2010, LIU Brooklyn
• Certificate of Appreciation, awarded by graduating class of January 2012, LIU Brooklyn
Chair, Undergraduate Nursing Program; Professor of NursingB.S.N., M.S.N., Hunter College, CUNY; Ph.D., New York University
Cancer Care, Medical-Surgical Nursing, Women in the Military
- Co-author, “Together We Serve,” presented to the Association of Military Surgeons of the U.S.
- Co-author, “Foundations for Nursing”
- Major, U.S. Army Nurse Corps Reserves
Assistant Professor of NursingB.S. Health Sciences-Hunter College, CUNY; B.S. Downstate SUNY – Brooklyn New York; M.S. Nursing Hunter College, CUNY; Post Masters-UMDNJ- Nurse Midwifery; Post Master Certificate- College of Mount Saint Vincent –Nurse Educator
Gender-Specific, Community Health Nursing, Leadership
Author, “Women and water birth,” published in San Juan Star, San Juan ,Puerto Rico
Author, “Having your baby with a nurse midwife,” published in San Juan Star, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Sigma Theta Tau International 2009
Pi Delta Kappa, 2011
Recipient of Award for Excellence in Support of Clinical Teaching, Columbia University, 2006, 2007, & 2009
Recipient of Award for Clinical Mentorship, Columbia University, 2008
Member, NPWH- Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health
Member, NLN- National League for Nursing
Vice President, Sigma Theta Tau, Walden University School of Nursing
Member, Association of Women’s Health Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN)
Member, American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology
Member, International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning
Member, National Association of Hispanic Nurses
MICHAEL T. VALENTI
Assistant Professor of NursingA.A.S. Long Island College Hospital School of Nursing; B.S., St. Francis College; M.S., New York University; Ph.D. (Candidate) New York University
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing, Gerontological Nursing, Nursing Education
Co-author, “Psychometric testing of the Cultural Awareness Assessment Tool,” published in the Journal of Nursing Education (2013).
Co-author, “Screening for elder mistreatment in dental and medical clinics,” published in Gerodontology (2012).
Co-author, “Screening for elder mistreatment in a dental clinic population,” published in the Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect (2012).
• Member, National League of Nursing
• Member, American Psychiatric Nurses Association