Our Faculty

Sharon Wexler

Professor
Director

College of Health Professions

Undergraduate Nursing

Location
  • @New York City
    163 William Street 515
  • @Pleasantville
    Lienhard Hall 320

Education


PhD , New York University College of Nursing , 2007
Research and Theory Development in Nursing Science

MA , New York University , 1985
Nursing Education

BS , Simmons College , 1982
Nursing

Awards and Honors

  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), - 2011 BSN Award for Innovative Clinical Rotation in Nursing Home
  • Pace University, - 2011-2013 Fast Paced Leadership
  • University of Texas San Antonio Health Science Center 2013 Summer Institute on Evidence-Based Practice, - People's Choice Poster Award
  • Pace University, - Undergraduate Student Faculty Research Program
  • Lienhard School of Nursing, May 2015 - Dean's Award for Outstanding Research/Scholarship
  • UT Health Science Center Academic Center for Evidence-Based Practice, August 2014 - People's Choice Award Poster Winner 2014
  • UT Health Science Center Academic Center for Evidence-Based Practice, July 2013 - People's Choice Award Poster Winner 2013
  • National Gerontological Nurses Association, October 2012 - Fellowship
  • University of Texas San Antonio Health Science Center 2012 Summer Institute Educator's Workshop, July 2012 - Top Two Posters Award
  • National Gerontological Nurses Association, 2007 - Finalist -Judith V. Braun Nursing Research Excellence Award
  • New York Hospital Queens , 2007 - New York Hospital Queens Scholarly Achievement Award
  • New York University, College of Nursing, 2006 - Alumni Achievement Award
  • New York University, College of Nursing, 2005 - Rudin Family Doctoral Student Award
  • New York University, Steinhardt School of Education, Division of Nursing, 2001 - Adjunct Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • Mosby National Geriatric , 2000 - Nurse Manager of the Year Award
  • Weiler Hospital Division of Montefiore Medical Center, 1993 - Distinguished Nursing Leadership Award for Excellence in Nursing Management
  • 1985 - Sigma Theta Tau-Upsilon Chapter

LICENSURES & CERTIFICATES

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center, - Clinical Specialist in Gerontological Nursing, Nursing Administration, Medical Surgical Nursing
  • New York State, State of New Jersey, State of Connecticut, - Registered Professional Nurse
    NY # 351877 NJ #26NR104244200 CT #03506619

Publications


Wexler, S. & D'Amico, C. (2015, July (3rd Quarter/Summer)). Creating an environment of falls prevention. Evidence-based. American Nurse Today. Vol 10 (Issue 7) , pages 34-35.

PRESENTATIONS


Wexler, S., Drury, L., Coppola, J. & Wang, V. (2016, March 23). ASA Aging in America 2016 Conference. Reducing Hospital Length of Stay and Readmission Through Staffing Model and Technology Intervention. American Society for Aging, Washington DC

Wexler, S. & Drury, L. (2015, December 1). First Annual Nursing Research Day. Getting Started on an EBP Project. Jamaica Hospital, Jamaica, New York

Wexler, S. & Drury, L. (2015, December 1). First Annual Nursing Research Day. Quality Improvement, Nursing Research and EBP: What's the Difference and Why do I care?. Jamaica Hospital, Jamaica, New York

Drury, L., Gaines, J. M., Mastel-Smith, B., Vickery-Gray, P. & Wexler, S. (2015, October 3). National Gerontological Nurses Association Annual Convention. Designing, Implementing, and Reporting Research in Nursing, Health, and Healthcare. NGNA, Indianapolis, IN

Wexler, S., Roberts, M., Drury, L., Paljevic, E. & Greenberg, M. (2015, August). 2015 Summer Institute on Evidence Based Practice. Evidence Based Clinical Excellence in Undergraduate Education. University of Texas San Antonio Health Science Center , San Antonio, Texas

Wexler, S., Rolston, E. J. & Scher, K. (2015, August). 2016 Summer Institute on EBP . Nurse Faculty EBP Rounds in a Community Hospital. University of Texas San Antonio Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas

Coppola, J., Drury, L., Wexler, S. & Wang, V. (2015, March 26). Aging in America Conference . How Virtual Avatars Provide Psychosocial Support and Improve Chronic Disease and Dementia Self-management. American Society on Aging, Chicago, IL

Grants, Sponsored Research and Contracts

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • National Gerontological Nurses Association [Director at Large] , October 2014
  • ANA NY 2013
  • American Society for Aging [member] 2012
  • Eastern Nurses Research Society [member] 2001
  • National Gerontological Nurses Association [member] 1996
  • American Geriatrics Society [member] 1995
  • Gerontological Society of America [member] 1995
  • National Gerontological Nurses Association [Chairperson of Resarch Committee] 2008
  • New York State Nurses Association [member] 2000

COLLEGE SERVICE

  • Lienhard School of Nursing Faculty Association [Committee Chair]
  • Lienhard School of Nursing Faculty Search Committee [Committee Chair]
  • Lienhard School of Nursing Tenure and Promotion Committee [Committee Member]
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