Noelle C. Andrus, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing
  • Education
  • Certification in Web-Based Instruction, 2003. Simon Fraser University. Vancouver, Canada
  • PhD in Anthropology, 1993. University of Rochester. Rochester, NY
  • Masters in Community Services, 1977. University of Rochester. Rochester, NY
  • BS in General Studies (Psychology), 1966. University of Rochester. Rochester, NY
  • AA and AS in Liberal Arts and Nursing, 1963. Lasell College. Newton, MA

Professional Experience
Assistant Professor of Clinical Community and Preventive Medicine (Secondary Appointment), University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry (Community-Engaged Research Training), Rochester, NY, US. 3/2008 - Current

Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing, University of Rochester School of Nursing (Population Health), Rochester, NY, US. 1/2004 - Current

Director of Education, Center for Community Health, University of Rochester Medical Center (Population Health Education), Rochester, NY, US. 6/1998 - Current

Research Coordinator, Opening Doors, Rochester General Hospital (Research to improve maternal/child health), Rochester, NY, US. 1/1994 - 9/1996

Director of Admissions, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Den (Medical School Admissions), Rochester, NY, US. 9/1982 - 9/1984

Director, Hope Lodge, American Cancer Society (Program Development), Rochester, NY, US. 9/1979 - 7/1982

Psychiatric Nursing Instructor, Highland Hospital School of Nursing (Clinical supervision and course instructor), Rochester, NY, US. 9/1977 - 6/1979

Full Tuition Scholarship
University of Rochester, None

Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, 1989

Teen Smoking Cessation Websites: Pilot Study Survey Data of Preferences
National Cancer Institute Youth Tobacco Investigat, National Cancer Institute, 2002
Tampa, Florida

Change the World
Margaret Mead Conference: Change the World, University of Rochester Department of Anthropology, 2001
Rochester, New York

The Health Action Elective Program: A Unique Community Health Improvement Education Model for Engaging Students
Skills Building Workship CCPH Health Conference, Community Campus Partnerships for Health, 2000
Washington,, District Of Columbia

Linking Future Professional Health Education to Community Health Improvement: A Successful Model
ATPM Conference, Association for Teachers of Preventive Medicine, 1998
Washington, District Of Columbia

Private Lives and Professional Careers: A Feminist Perspective
Health Education Conference, Berkshire Area Health Education Center, 1992
Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Andrus, NA; Bennett, NM (2006). Developing an interdisciplinary, community-based education program for health professions students: The Rochester experience. Academic Medicine, 81 (4), 326-331.

Andrus, N., Partner S., Leppert,, P. (1997). Analyzing strategies for developing a prenatal health care outreach program to reduce social and cultural barriers. Journal of Health and Human Services Administration, 20, 230-241.