Areas of Expertise

  • Care Strategies : Pain and Symptom Experience / Management
  • Care Strategies : Relationships / Caring
  • Care Strategies : Teaching
  • Level of Care : Palliative Care
  • Populations : Adults
  • Populations : Older Adults
  • Theoretical Interests : Bio-Psycho-Social
  • Theoretical Interests : Outcomes Research (Patient-centered, Nursing-centered, Systems-centered)
  • Theoretical Interests : Systems (Health Care, Social, Professional, Interdisciplinary)
  • Level of Care : Chronic Illness / Disability

Professional Experience
Instructor of Clinical Nursing, University of Rochester School of Nursing (Adult Medical/Surgical), Rochester, NY, US. 5/2012 - Current

Adjunct Faculty, Genesee Community College (Geriatrics), NY, US. 8/2011 - 12/2012

Palliative Care and Hospice Nurse, Lifetime Care (Home Health Hospice and Palliative Care), Rochester, NY, US. 6/2011 - 10/2012

Adjunct Faculty - Clinical Instructor, Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES (Medication Administration), Rochester, NY, US. 5/2011 - 8/2011

Staff Nurse, Strong Memorial Hospital (Cardiac step-down, electrophysiology), Rochester, NY, US. 3/2003 - 12/2006

Awards
Distinguished Future Educator Award
Roberts Wesleyan College, 2012

Academic Achievement Award
Roberts Wesleyan College, 2010

Strong Star
Strong Memorial Hospital, 2006

Excellence in Nursing
Monroe Community College, 2002

Merit Award for Service Above and Beyond
Perinton Ambulance Corps, 2000

Outstanding Adult Student Award
Community College of the Finger Lakes, 1990

Presentations
Baby Loss
Grief Scape, Lifetime Care, 2007
Rochester, New York

Health Benefits of Reiki
Unity Hospital's Heart Healthy Fair for Families, Unity Health, 2006
Rochester, New York