Faculty Detail

Charlotte Torres, EdD, RN, FNP

Professor Emeritus of Clinical Nursing
Charlotte Torres

Contact Information

255 Crittenden Blvd. Box SON Rochester, NY 14642
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Education

Post Master's Certification in Family Nurse Practitioner, 1999. Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI, US

Ed.D., 1992. University of Rochester, Graduate School of Education and Human Development, Rochester, NY, US

Masters in Community Health Nursing, 1986. University of Rochester, School of Nursing, Rochester, NY, US

Masters, 1967. New York Medical College, Graduate School of Nursing, New York, NY, US

Bachelor of Art, 1965. Greenville College, Greenville, IL, US

Experience

Consultations to Universities, Health, and Science Agencies: 10/1969 - 5/1972. Public Health Nurse Consultant. Project HOPE (Community). Trujillo, PE.

Faculty Appointments: 7/2006 - Current. Professor of Nursing. University of Rochester (Teaching across programs). Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 7/2001 - 7/2006. Director of Masters Program - Professor . University of Rochester (Education). Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 7/2003 - 12/2003. Acting Associate Dean of Academic Affairs. University of Rochester (Education). Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 7/1999 - 7/2001. Director of Rural Family Nurse Practitioner Program. SUNY Brockport (Education/Administration). Brockport, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 6/1996 - 7/1999. Associate Professor. Grand Valley State University (Education). Grand Rapids, MI, US.

Faculty Appointments: 6/1994 - 7/1996. Founding Director/Associate Professor. Texas A&M International University (Education). Laredo, TX, US.

Faculty Appointments: 6/1992 - 7/1994. Director of UG Program/Assistant Professor. University of Rochester (Education). Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 7/1985 - 1/1988. Assistant Professor. Alfred University (Education). Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 6/1982 - 7/1985. Director of LPN Program. SUNY Brockport EOC (Education). Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 7/1980 - 7/1982. Lecturer in Nursing. Roberts Wesleyan College (Education). N. Chili, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 1/2004 - Current. Family Nurse Practitioner. Volunteer - St. Joseph's Neighborhood Center (Family). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 1/2000 - 12/2003. Family Nurse Practitioner. Anthony Jordan Health Center (Pediatrics). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 9/1999 - 12/1999. Family Nurse Practitioner. Volunteer - Oak Orchard Community Health Center (Family). Albion, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 1/1997 - 6/1999. Clinical Nurse Specialist - Community Health Nurse. Home Health, Inc. (Community Health). Grand Rapids, MI, US.

Professional Experience: 1/1988 - 6/1992. Clinical Nurse Specialist. University of Rochester (Women's Health). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 7/1978 - 7/1985. Instructor. American Red Cross - Rochester Chapter (Education). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 6/1967 - 10/1969. Public Health Nurse. Monroe County Health Department (Community). Rochester, NY, US.

Licensure

Family Nurse Practitioner (Professional Board Certification)

Research

Critical Care . 9/2004 - Current. HRSA.

Cultural Competent Education. 7/2005 - Current. HRSA.

Rural Focused FNP Project. 7/2001 - 6/2004. HRSA.

Preceptors and Prevention in Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Education. 7/2002 - 7/2003. Department of Community and Preventive Health.

Partnerships Cooperative Innovations. 9/2000 - 6/2001. Western NY AHEC.

Scope of Health Care Needs of Women with HIV/AIDS. 4/1993 - 9/1993. ANE/Division of Nursing.

Battering During Pregnancy. 1991 - 1992. Sigma Theta Tau, Epsilon Xi Chapter.

Women and AIDS Project. 1989 - 1991. March of Dimes.

Publications

Torres, C.S.. (2004). Interdisciplinary community partnership. Shaping new paradigms for nurse practitioner education, 61-67.

Clements, J., D'Aoust, R., Torres, C. & Schmitt, M.. (2002). Accelerated Pathways to Nursing Degrees [Abstract]. Proceedings of the AACN 2002 Masters Conference.

Torres, C.S. & Linhart, B.. (2002). Interdisciplinary Community Partnership: A Unique FNP Internship [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 28th Annual NONPF.

Torres, C.S., Drew-Cates, J., Johnson, J., & Overbeek, D.. (2002). Community-driven partnerships. Journal of Nursing Education, 41 (12), 544-546.

Torres, C.S.. (1998). AIDS is a feminist issue. Political Woman, 5 (3).

Torres, C.. (1996). Forgotten children of the AIDS Epidemic [Book Review]. Family & Community Health, 19 (2).

Torres, C.. (1995). The content and context of women's lives [Abstract]. Proceedings of the U.S.-Mexico Border Conference .

Torres, C. & Gallison, M.. (1994). Understanding the health care experiences of women with HIV/AIDS [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Second international Qualitative.

Torres, C., & Gallison, M.. (1994). Humanizing research approaches to reach women with HIV/AIDS [Abstract]. Proceedings of the American Academy of Nursing.

Torres, C.. (1994). Pregnancy and Battering: The content and context of women's lives [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Sixth National Nursing Conference.

Torres, C. & Gallison, M.. (1993). Ethics and the context of health care: The experiences of women with HIV/AIDS [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Association of Nurses in AIDS C.

Torres, C.S.. (1993). Drug therapy in gerontologic nursing. Clinical Pharmacology and Nursing Management, 4th .

Torres, C.S.. (1993). Drug therapy in gerontologic nursing. Student Workbook for Clinical Pharmacology and Nursing.

Torres, C. & Allen, P.. (1992). A nurse coordinated model for HIV prevention and treatment in a high risk obstetric population [Abstract]. Proceedings of the American Public Health Association.

Torres, C.. (1990). HIV infection and AIDS: Its impact on women and children. Select Educator's Network News, 1 (3).

Torres, C.S. & Fortune, M.. (1983). Service education collaboration in a community health agency. Nursing and Health Care, 4 (8).

Torres, C.S.. (1972). Guia para el seguimiento de crecimiento y desarrollo del niņo de 0 a 5 aņos. Universidad Nacional de Trujillo.

Koch, R., & Shimmons-Torres, C.. (1971). Immunizacion con la vacuna de difteria-tosferina-tetanos. Tribuna Medica, 29 (2).

Presentations

Global Perspectives on the NP Kaleidoscope: Holland-U.S. Exchange Program.
NONPF Annual Conference, NONPF

Acknowledging Disparities, Discussing Possibilities.
Latino Health Care Symposium, Rochester Coalition of Latino Physicians

An Integrated, Accelerated MS/PhD for Practitioners/Researchers.
Doctoral Conference, American Association of Colleges of Nurses

Serving the underserved.
National Ambassadors Conference, National Health Service Corps

Diversity, Discrimination, and Silence in Advanced Practice Nursing Education.
Sigma Theta Tau International Research Conference, Sigma Theta Tau International Research Conference

Community Preceptors as a Source of Curriculum Change.
NONPF Annual Conference, National Organization of Nurse Practitioners

Strategies to incorporate rural health care concepts into NP curriculum.
National Rural Women's Health Conference, National Rural Women's Health Conference

Strategies to Incorporate Rural Health Care Concepts into NP Curriculum.
Local Chapter Meeting, Sigma Theta Tau

Interdisciplinary Community Partnership: A Unique FNP Internship.
Annual NONPF Conference, NONPF

Scholarship and Creativity: Lessons from Lillian Wald and Dr. Seuss.
Induction Ceremony, Sigma Theta Tau

Strategies to Incorporate Rural Health Care Concepts into NP Curriculum.
AACN Annual Masters Conference, NONPF

Accelerated pathways to Nursing Degrees.
AACN Annual Masters Conference, AACN

NP Summer Externship Experience.
Partners Present RFP Successes, Western NY AHEC

Pregnancy and Battering: The Content and Context of Women's Lives.
U.S.-Mexico Border Conference on Women's Health, University of Texas

Family Violence: Roots, Reasons, and Recognition.
Workshop, Webb County Department of Social Services

Pregnancy and Battering: The Content and Context of Women's Lives.
Sixth Annual Conference, Nursing Conference on Violence Against Women

Understanding the Health Care Experiences of Women with HIV/AIDS.
Sixth Annual Conference, Qualitative Health Research Conference

Documentation and Quality Assurance.
Community Health Leadership, Home Care Services of Grand Rapids

Awards

Outstanding Scholarly Practitioner Award.
University of Rochester, SON, 2006

Faculty Hero.
University of Rochester, SON, 2005

Outstanding Scholarly Practitioner Award.
University of Rochester, SON, 1991

Certified Clinical Specialist in Community Health.
American Nurses Credentialing Center, 1991

Volunteer of the Year Award.
American Red Cross, 1983

Memberships

National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty, Member of International SIG

American Public Health Association, Active Member

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Active Member

New York State Coalition of Nurse Practitioners, Active Member

Community Service

Mercy Outreach Center, Board of Directors

American Public Health Association, Equal Health Opportunity Committee

Oak Orchard Community/Migrant Health Center, Board of Directors

American Public Health Association, Chair of Nomination Committee, PHN Section

Oak Orchard Community/Migrant Health Center, Volunteer FNP

Kent County, Healthy Kent 2000 Data and Evaluation Team

Texas A&M International University, Vice President of Faculty Senate

Child Advocacy Center, Board of Directors

AHEC, Board of Directors

Alternatives for Battered Women, Chair of Research Committee

Alternatives for Battered Women, Board of Directors

Sigma Theta Tau, Epsilon Xi, UG Counselor

Rochester Area Task Force on AIDS, Active Member

LUCES (Luchando contra el SIDA), Founding Board of Directors

Western New York League for Nursing, Nomination Committee