Debuts September 3
Evidence Based Practice in Nursing Education
Rona F. Levin, PhD, RN, Director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program at New York University
As the Director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program at New York University, Professor Levin teaches nursing research and evidence-based practice at all educational levels and in the practice setting, mentors nurses in clinical practice and doctoral students, and provides guest lectures in classes at both the graduate and undergraduate levels as well as for clinical agencies.
Professor Levin held varied full-time positions at Pace University, Lienhard School of Nursing (LSN) from 2001 through 2011. From 2003 until 2006 she was Project Director of the Joan M. Stout, RN Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Initiative, and created shared appointments with two clinical agencies for the purpose of integrating EBP into the nursing services. She also served as chair of Graduate Studies in the LSN and visiting faculty at the Visiting Nurse Service of New York. Dr. Levin is also Professor Emeritus of Felician College, where she served as Director, Division of Nursing and then Director, Division of Health Sciences and Professor for 12 years (1988-1999).
Prior to her career at Felician College, Dr. Levin held several positions at Adelphi University; including director of the master’s in nursing program and a dual appointment in Nursing Research in collaboration with Long Island Jewish-Hillside Medical Center. Professor Levin served as Chair of the Foundation of New York State Nurses Center for Nursing Research and Planning Committee for several years and remains an active member of the Foundation.
Professor Levin began her nursing career in 1965 as Staff Nurse at the LI Jewish-Hillside Medical Center. In 2008 she received the Jesse M. Scott award for exemplary integration of research, education and practice by the American Nurses’ Association.
September 24: Shellie Pfohl, MS – Executive Director – President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition
October 15: Joe Selby, M.D., M.P.H – Executive Director – Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
November 5: Margaret Graham PhD, RN, FNP, PNP, FAAN – Vice Dean – The Ohio State University College of Nursing
November 19: Robin Newhouse, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN – Chair & Professor, Organizational Systems and Adult Health –University of Maryland School of Nursing
December 3: Patricia Cunningham, DNSc, APRN – President – American Psychiatric Nurses Association