Sonenberg, Andrea

Associate Professor
Lienhard School of Nursing
861 Bedford Road,
Pleasantville, NY 10570
Phone: (914) 773-3534
Fax: (914) 773-3345
Email: asonenberg@pace.edu
 

 


Education: Professor Sonenberg holds the following degrees: PhD from Columbia University, New York, NY; MS (Nursing) from Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.; BS (Nursing) Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY; BA (Biology/Neurobiology and Behavior) from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.          

Areas of Expertise: Nurse-Midwifery and Women’s Health Advanced Nursing Practice
                                                                                                             
Current Area of Research: Health policy related to the regulation of advanced nursing practice; global regulation and utilization of advanced practice nurses for the expansion of access to care to vulnerable populations.
 
Professional Experience: Professor Sonenberg joined the Lienhard School of Nursing, Pace University in 2008 as an Assistant Professor and is currently teaching Essentials of Professional Nursing, Fundamentals of Nursing Practice, Professional and Therapeutic Communication, Women’s Health, Maternal, and Newborn Nursing, and the Prenatal Care module in the Graduate FNP Program.
                        
From 1999 to 2008 she was a clinical instructor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Columbia University, School of Physicians and Surgeons, with a clinical position practicing full-scope nurse-midwifery in the MIC-Columbia Women’s Health Services. Professor Sonenberg also held the position of Adjunct Faculty in the Graduate School of Nursing, Columbia University. She was a Nurse-Midwife at the Midwifery Group of the Hudson Valley in Cold Spring, NY; The Family Birth Midwifery Group in Peekskill, NY; and at St. Luke’s/Roosevelt Hospital Center Nurse-Midwifery Service in New York, NY. Dr. Sonenberg began her nursing career as a staff nurse in a high-risk antepartum unit at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD.
 

Publications:

Sonenberg, A. (June 2013). A Cultural Framework for the Introduction of New Health Care Delivery Models. Seminar Electronic Annals of the 17th Annual Brazilian National Nursing Research Seminar.

Sonenberg, A. (June 2013). Examining current state nurse practitioner regulatory policies and their potential impact on health care access. Seminar Electronic Annals of the 17th Annual Brazilian National Nursing Research Seminar.

Leavitt, J. & Sonenberg, A. (In Publication). Getting Involved: Public Policy and the Decision-Making Process. In    Lewenson, S. & Truglio-Londrigan, M. (Eds.). Decision-Making for Nursing Leaders: Thoughtful Approaches for Practice (2nd Ed.). Boston: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.

Sonenberg, A. & Murray, E.S. (2013). Appendix:  The Affordable Care Act: Historical Context and an Introduction to the State of Health Care in the United States. In Mason, D. J., Leavitt, J. K., & Chaffee, M. W. (2012). Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care (6th  Ed., Reprint) St. Louis: Saunders Elsevier.

Sonenberg A. (2013, In publication). Menopause. In Singleton, J., et al. Primary Care (2nd Ed.). New York: Springer Publishing Company.

Sonenberg, A. (2010) Medicaid and state regulation of nurse-midwives: the challenge of data retrieval. Politics, Policy, and Nursing Practice. 11(4):235-239.

Presentations:

October 2012, American Academy of Nursing 39th Annual Meeting and Conference, “The Role of Nurse Practitioners in Reframing & Reforming State Regulatory Policy”

November 2012, 3rd annual Northeast Conference of Public Administration, “Implementing ACA: The Role of Public Administrators and Nurse Practitioners in Reforming State Regulatory Policy”

June 2012, Academy Health Annual Research Meeting, “Examining current state nurse practitioner regulatory policies and their potential impact on health care access”

August 2012, Sigma Theta Tau International’s 23rd Nursing Research Congress, “Contributory elements in the introduction of new health care delivery models to health care systems globally”

June 2011 2nd Annual Conference of the European Transcultural Nursing Association, “Transcultural Introduction Of Health Care Delivery Models To Health Care Delivery Systems In Developing Countries”

November 2009 Sigma Theta Tau (Omega Zeta at Large Chapter) Research Night “State Regulation of Practice and the Utilization of Nurse-Midwives for Medicaid Funded Prenatal Care”

June 2009 Academy Health Annual Research Meeting, “State Regulation of Practice and the Utilization of Nurse-Midwives for Medicaid Funded Prenatal Care”

July 2009 Sigma Theta Tau International Research Congress “State Regulation of Practice and the Utilization of Nurse-Midwives for Medicaid Funded Prenatal Care”