Singleton, Joanne K.

Professor, Chair of the Department of Graduate Studies and
Director, Doctor of Nursing Program

Lienhard School of Nursing
Pace University
163 William Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10038
Phone: (212)-618-6010
Email: jsingleton@pace.edu

Education: Professor Singleton holds the following credentials: PhD (Nursing Research) & Post Masters (Nurse Practitioner/Family Practice) from Adelphi University, NY; MA (Management) from the New School for Social Research; BSN (Nursing) from The University of the State of New York; BA (Psychology) from Marymount Manhattan College; Diploma (Nursing) from St. Clare’s Hospital School of Nursing.

Areas of Expertise: Behavior Modification, Nursing Research, Advanced Practice Nursing, Evidence-Based Practice, Family Health. Current teaching includes: advanced health assessment and family nurse practitioner treatment and management to the masters’ students, and organizational systems and leadership to the doctor of nursing practice students.

Current Areas of Research: EBP beliefs and implementation, Transcultural Self Efficacy.

Professional Experience: Currently a Professor in the Department of Graduate Studies and FNP-DNP Program Director at LSN, Pace University. She is the founder and former Co-Director of the Institute for Healthy Aging and also the Coordinator of the International Institute for Quantitative Methodology, Cooperating Site. Professor Singleton joined LSN, Pace University in 1996 as Assistant Professor. Before her career at Pace, she was the Chairperson/Director of the Nurse Practitioner programs at SUNY-Downstate, where she remains as faculty in the School of Medicine, Department of Family Practice as an Associate Professor and voluntary primary care provider. Dr. Singleton has previously worked in clinical supervision and also nurse recruitment and retention at The Mt. Sinai Medical Center, Montefiore Medical Center, and Beth Abraham Hospital, and as a staff nurse at The Hospital of Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

List of Recent Publications:

Singleton, J. K. & Levin, R.F. (2008). Strategies for Learning Evidence Based Practice: Critically Appraising Clinical Practice Guidelines. Journal of Nursing Education.
Levin, R. F., Singleton, J. K. & Jacobs, S. K. (2008). Evaluating Clinical Practice Guidelines: A Systematic Approach. Geriatric Nursing Protocols for Best Practice, 3rd Edition. NY: Springer.
Singleton, J.K., Levin, R. F., & Keefer, J. (2007). Disciplinary perspectives on evidence-based practice: The more the merrier. Research and Theory for Nursing Practice: An International Journal, 21,(4), 213-219.
Singleton, J.K. (2006). Research News You Can Use: Base Your Practice on Evidence. NYSNA Report
Singleton, J., Londrigan, M., Allan, J. (2006). Incorporating evidence-based practice into
clinical education for nurse practitioners: The Pace experience. In R. Levin and H. Feldman.
Teaching Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing, (pp193-204). New York: Springer.
Singleton, J.K., Levin, R.F., Truglio-Londrigan, M., & Feldman, H.R. Evidence for Smoking Cessation: Implications for Gender Specific Strategies. Worldviews. 2(2) 63-74.
Singleton, J.K., DiGregorio, R., & Yim, V.J. (2005). Eye Conditions. In, E. Youngkin, et. al., Pharmacotherapeutics: A primary care clinical guide (2nd Ed.). CT: Appleton & Lange, (pp 473-484).