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: Carole Baraldi, Claudette Gordon, Sheila Hankin, Brenda Hernandez-Acevedo, Mary Joseph, Gwendolyn Lancaster, Sandra Maldonado, Natasha Nurse-Clarke, Korto Scott, Mary G. Tesoro; Clinical Professors: Barbara Baldwin, Ivreen Robinson; Doctoral Lecturer: Carol Bues; Lecturers: Margaret Clifton, Theresa Lundy, Mary Mathew; Chief College Lab Technician: Marcia Brown; Emeritus Professors: Barbara Backer, Keville Frederickson, Beatrice Goodwin, Paulette Robischon

The Department of Nursing offers graduate programs leading to Masters degrees in Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and Family Nurse Practitioner as well as Post-Masters certificates in Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and Family Nurse Practitioner. Creative and individualized programs of study are used to meet academic requirements and career objectives of graduate nursing students. The program leads to a Master of Science degree and prepares nurses for advanced practice with a variety of clients in primary health care 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 area and lower Westchester. These include hospitals, community health centers, and physician's offices, and other facilities where primary health care is provided. The Master of Science degree in nursing program at Lehman College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).