Nursing

Chair: Catherine Alicia Georges (Building T-3, Room 209)

Director of Graduate Studies: Eleanor Campbell

Department Faculty: Professors: Catherine Alicia Georges, Martha Velasco-Whetsell; Associate Professors: Eleanor Campbell, Cassandra Dobson, Linda Scheetz; Assistant Professors: Brigette Cypress, Claudette Gordon, Mary Joseph, Ivreen Robinson, Karen Roush, Korto Scott, Mary G. Tesoro; Clinical Professor: Barbara Baldwin; Lecturers: Theresa Lundy, Mary Mathew, Natasha Nurse; Chief College Lab Technician: Marcia Brown; Emeritus Professors: Barbara Backer, Keville Frederickson, Beatrice Goodwin, Paulette Robischon

The Department of Nursing offers graduate programs in Advanced Nursing—Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist, Adult-Gerontology Nursing Education, Adult-Gerontology Nursing Administration, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and Family Nurse Practitioner—as well as Post-Master’s certificates in Nurse Education, Nurse Administration, Pediatrics Pediatric and Family Nurse Practitioner. Creative and individualized programs of study are used to meet academic requirements and career objectives of graduate Nursing students. The student has the opportunity to select the Adult-Gerontology Nursing Education, Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist, the Adult-Gerontology Nursing Administration or the practitioner (pediatrics and family) program. The program leads to a Master of Science degree and prepares nurses for practice with a variety of clients in community and health settings. Graduate Nursing students attend classes and seminars on Lehman's campus in the Northwest Bronx. They also have access to selected graduate offerings in other units of the City University. Clinical experience is provided in a variety of settings throughout the metropolitan and tri-state area. These include hospitals, community and mental health centers, and other facilities where health care is provided. The graduate nursing program is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.