Wexler, Sharon Stahl

Assistant Professor and Program Director, ABSN and
Undergraduate Executive Committee Member
Lienhard School of Nursing,
Pace University
163 William Street, 5th Floor
New York, New York 10038
Phone: (212)-618-6015
Fax: (212)-346-1587


Education:     Professor Wexler holds the following credentials: PhD in Research and Theory Development in Nursing Science New York University, NY, NY; MA Nursing New York University NY, NY; BS in Nursing, Simmons College, Boston, MA.
Areas of Expertise: Gerontology, nursing research, use of technology with older adults
Current Area of Research: Acute care for the elderly, functional status, falls and restraint reduction
Professional Experience: Dr. Wexler joined the Lienhard School of Nursing, Pace University in 2009 as an Assistant Professor in the CDP program. She started her nursing career at The Jack D. Weiler Hospital of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine as a Staff Nurse. Dr. Wexler has held leadership positions at Montefiore Medical Center, Mount Sinai Medical Center, and most recently was the Director of Nursing Research at New York Hospital Queens. Dr. Wexler holds ANCC certification in Medical Surgical Nursing, Nursing Administration and as Gerontological Clinical Nurse Specialist.
List of Recent Publications:
Wexler S. (2009). The NICHE Guide: The Acute Care of the Elderly (ACE) Model. In M.
Boltz, J. Taylor, E. Capezuti, & T. Fulmer (Eds). NICHE Planning and Implementation Guide.
        New York: Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing.
Wexler S., Colacci J, & Williams, D. (2008). NGNA 2007 conference abstracts. Decreasing the use of indwelling
        urinary catheters in the acute care setting. Geriatric Nursing 29(1), 30-31.
An, J., An K., O’Connor L., & Wexler S. (2008). Life satisfaction, self-esteem, and perceived health status among 
        elder Korean women: focus on living arrangements. Journal of Transcultural Nursing 19(2): 151-160.
Wexler, S. & Siegler, E., (2007). Interdisciplinary Teams. State of the Science White Paper in Preparing Nursing
        Students to Care for Older Adults: Enhancing Gerontology in
Senior Level Undergraduate Courses. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing and The Hartford 
        Institute for Geriatric Nursing, New York University, College of
Nursing. American Association of Colleges of Nursing: Washington, DC (Endorsed by the National
        Gerontological Nursing Association and the American Geriatrics Society).
Wexler, S., (2007). Physical Restraints. In: Elsevier/Mosby Nursing Online CE Standards-based Nursing Curriculum
        [Electronic]. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier, Inc.