Andrea Sonenberg

Andrea Sonenberg

Professor
College of Health Professions
Graduate Nursing

Andrea Sonenberg

Westchester

Biography

Awards and Honors

  • International Council of Nurses, 2022, Global Nurse Leadership Institute Alumni
  • American Nurses Association-New York State, 2020, Policy and Advocacy Award 2020
  • Pace University, 2019, Promotion to Professor
  • New York Academy of Medicine, 2017, Fellowship
  • Pace University-College of Health Professions, 2017, 2017 Dean’s Award for Outstanding Research/Scholarship
  • National Academies of Practice, 2015, Fellowship, Distinguished Policy
  • Pace University, 2013, Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor
  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing, 2013, Fellowship, Faculty Policy Intensive
  • 1995, Who’s Who Among American Nurses
  • Georgetown University Graduate School of Nursing, 1990, Scholae Studiorum Superiorum
  • Syracuse University, College of Nursing, 1986, Summa Cum Laude

Licensures and Certificates

  • International Council of Nurses, Global Nurse Leadership Institute
  • LinkedIn, Mastering Self-Leadership Mastering Self-Leadership
  • Johns Hopkins University, Measuring and Maximizing Impact of COVID-19 Contact Tracing
  • Johns Hopkins University, Covid-19 Contact Tracing
  • NYS, Nurse Practitioner OB/GYN: License #F360212-1
  • NYS, Certified Nurse-Midwife/Board Certified AMCB License # F000454-1
  • NYS, Registered Nurse License # 422910-1

Education

PhD, Columbia University, Graduate School of Nursing, New York City, NY, 2007
Health Policy & Research

MS, Georgetown University, School of Nursing, 1990
Graduate Program Midwifery, Nursing

BS, Syracuse University, College of Nursing, 1986
Nursing

BA, Cornell University, College of Arts and Sciences, 1982
Biology/Neurobiology & Behavior

Research and Creative Works

Research Interest

Role of advanced practice nurses in improving access to care and population health outcomes in low- to middle-resource countries.
Barriers and facilitators to advancing nursing practice in low- to middle-resource countries.
Barriers and facilitators to investing in nursing in low- to middle-resource countries.
Health workforce studies investigating associations among regulation of practice, access to care, and population health outcomes.

Grants, Sponsored Research and Contracts

Improving access to care and population health outcomes in Latin America: Building health workforce capacity with advanced practice nurses
January 2018 - August 2018. Pace University, College of Health Professions, Pace University, $3,000.00. Funded.

Implementing the ACA: The influence of nurse practitioner regulatory policies on workforce, access to care, and primary care health outcomes in four states.
Pace University, College of Health Professions, Pace University. Funded. Received 6 credits of Research Release Time

Implementing ACA: The Public Administrators’ and Nurse Practitioners’ Roles in Reframing & Reforming State Regulatory Policy
January 2015 - May 2015. Pace University, College of Health Professions, Pace University. Funded.

Collaborating to Implement PPACA: Nurse Practitioners and Public Administrators Reforming State Practice Regulatory Policy
2013 - 2014. Pace University, College of Health Professions, Pace University, $4,000.00. Funded.

ACA: The Influence of Nurse Practitioner Regulatory Policies on Workforce, Access to Care, and Primary Care Health Outcomes in Four States.
May 2013 - August 2013. Pace University, College of Health Professions, Pace University, $4,000.00. Funded.

“Improving access to care through policy regulation of practice of primary care providers”
2011 - 2012. Pace University, LSN, Pace University, $4,000.00. Funded.

Transcultural introduction of health care delivery models to health care delivery systems in developing countries
2009 - 2010. Pace University, LSN, Pace University, $5,000.00. Funded.

Courses Taught

Past Courses

NUR 160: Exploration Into Nur Concepts
NUR 271: Relationship Centered Com 1
NUR 273: Holistic App/systems Assess 1
NUR 273: Holistic App/Systems Assess I
NUR 275: Clncl Sys Assmnt & Rel Ctrd CM
NUR 281: Relationship-Centered Comm II
NUR 285: Htlh Assmnt/Rltnshp Care II
NUR 395: Independent Study in Nursing
NUR 624: Decision Making in Health Care
NUR 674: Advanced Health Evaluation
NURS 110: Essntls of Prfssnl Nursing
NURS 202: Fundamentals of Nursing Prctc
NURS 212: Prfssnl and Thrptc Cmmnctn
NURS 340: Women's Hlth, Maternal & New
NURS 409: Cncpts of Evdnc Bsd Prctc
NURS 414: Clncl Mgt in Mtrnl-Nwbrn Nrsng
NURS 416: Clncl Mgt in Chld Hlth Nrsng
NURS 610: Advanced Nursing in Primary
NURS 640: Advanced Health Evaluation
NURS 640: Advanced Physical Assessment
NURS 650: Adv Thry & Prctc I: Fmly Nrs
NURS 802: Leadership for Advncd Nursing
NURS 803: Advanced Nursing in Primary
NURS 804: Scholarly Inquiry for Advanced
NURS 807: Fndtns of Prmry Hlth Care Prac
NURS 830: Hlth Cr Plcy: Strtgc Actn

Publications and Presentations

Publications

Prática avançada de enfermagem na América Latina e Caribe: análise de contexto
Acta Paulista de Enfermagem. Vol 31 (Issue 6) , pages 636-643. https://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1982-0194201800087

Prática Avançada de Enfermagem: uma análise conceitual
Acta Paulista de Enfermagem. Vol 31 (Issue 6) , pages 674-680. https://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1982-0194201800092

Virtual clinical simulation in nursing education: a concept analysis
(2021). Int. J. Nursing Education Scholarship. Vol 18 (Issue 1) , pages 1-13.

Advanced Practice Nursing: a strategy to improve maternal and child care in Brazil
(2020). Acta Paulista de Enfermagem. Vol 33 (Issue 6) , pages 11.

Leading for change
(2020, March). Nursing Management (Springhouse). Vol 51 (Issue 3) , pages 14-20. https://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.numa.0000654844.72394.8f

The Socio-Environmental Context of our Actions: Marginalization and its influence on building a culture of health-Part 2
(2018). Journal of Health and Human Services Administration. Vol 40 (Issue 4)

Medicare Payment: Advanced Care Planning
(2018, February). The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. Vol 14 (Issue 2) , pages 112-116. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nurpra.2017.11.023

Evidenced Based Policy Decisions & Population Health: Policies, Disparities, and Data Integrity
Public Administration Quarterly. , pages 23.

The Socio-Environmental Context of Health: Marginalization and its influence on building a culture of health-Part 1
(2017, November). Journal of Health and Human Services Administration. Vol 40 (Issue 3) , pages 252-387. https://jhhsa.spaef.org/articles

Considering Disparities: How do nurse practitioner regulatory policies, access to care, and health outcomes vary across four states?
(2017, March). Nursing Outlook. Vol 65 (Issue 2) , pages 143-153. https://www.nursingoutlook.org/article/S0029-6554(16)30317-7/pdf

Nursing's response to the Harvard-LSHTM Independent Panel on the Global Response to Ebola.
(2016, February). Vol 387 (Issue 10021) , pages 848. https://www.academia.edu/22564823/Nursings_Response_to_the_Harvard-LSHTM_Independent_Panel_on_the_Global_Response_to_Ebola

Cost-savings of nurse practitioner managed diabetes primary care: A preliminary Study
(2015, December). International Journal of Services and Standards. Vol 10 (Special Health Care Symposium) (Issue 1/2) , pages 17-31. https://www.inderscience.com/storage/f583291011174612.pdf
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The Affordable Care Act: Historical Context and an Introduction to the State of Health Care in the United States
(2015, December). Mason, D. J., Outlaw, F., Gardner, D., and O’Grady, E. (Eds.), St. Louis, Missouri , USA:Saunders Elsevier. (Issue 7th)

Implementing the ACA: The Influence of Nurse Practitioner Regulatory Policies on Workforce, Access to Care, and Primary Care Health Outcomes
(2015, December). Poverty & Public Policy. Vol 7 (Issue 4) , pages 336-356.

Learning the Ropes
(2015, December). St. Louis :Saunders Elsevier. (Issue 7th Edition)

Political Appointments
(2015, December). St Louis, Missouri :Saunders Elsevier. (Issue 7th Edition)

The Development of a Population-based Primary Health Care Core Course for Graduate Nursing Students
(2015, August). Jacobs Journal of Nursing and Care. Vol 1 (Issue 1) , pages 002.
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Appendix: The Affordable Care act: Historical Context and an Introduction to the State of Health Care in the United States
(2014, April (2nd Quarter/Spring)). Mason, D. J., Leavitt, J. K., & Chaffee, M. W. (Eds.), St. Louis :Elsevier. (Issue 6th ed; Reprint)

Getting Involved: Public Policy and the Decision-Making Process
(2014, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). (Issue 2nd Edition)

Menopause
(2013). New York :Springer Publishing Company. (Issue 2nd)

Examining current state nurse practitioner regulatory policies and their potential impact on health care access
(2013, June).

A Cultural Framework for the Introduction of New Health Care Delivery Models.
(2013, June). https://www.abeneventos.com.br/anais_senpe/17senpe/pdf/9005me.pdf

Presentations

Advanced Practice Nursing: History and Role
(2017, September). Hospital Universitário Onofre Lopes - HUOL-UFRN. Hospital Universitário Onofre Lopes - HUOL-UFRN,

Advanced Practice Nursing: History and Role
(2017, September). Maternity Hospital Santa Cruz. Maternity Hospital Santa Cruz,

Discussions of Research on Globalization, Culture, and Health: A Symposium-“Introducing the Family Nurse Practitioner role in Haiti: A Case Study in expanding workforce capacity & improving health outcomes in a low-resource country” (Peer reviewed; Panel Symposium)
(2017, July). International Council of Psychologists Annual Meeting. International Council of Psychologists,

Health Disparities Across Four States: Exploring Variation Among Health Workforce, Policies, Access to Care & Services, and Population Health Outcomes
(2017, March 17). National Academies of Practice Annual Meeting. National Academies of Practice ,

Creating a Culture of Health: Policies, Disparities, and Data Integrity
(2016, October). APHA 2016 Annual Meeting & Expo. American Public Health Association,

Exploring Disparities: How Do Health Workforce, Policies, Access to Care, and Population Health Outcomes Vary Across Four States?
(2016, June 25). Academy Health Annual Research Meeting . Acedemy Health,

Promoting Health in Haiti
(2016, April 17). Global Health Innovations Conference. Yale University & Unite for Site,
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Methodological challenges of investigating inter-professional workforce capacity to improve vulnerable population health outcomes
(2016, April 8). National Academies of Practice Annual Meeting. National Academies of Practice ,
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Exploring Medicaid Billing, Health Outcomes, and the Impact of Nurse Practitioner Regulatory Policy: Methodological Challenges
(2015, November 8). Northeast Business and Economics Conference (NBEA). . Northeast Business and Economics Conference (NBEA),

Cost Savings of Diabetes Outcomes: Impact of nurse practitioner practice regulatory policy
(2015, June). Academy Health Annual Research Meeting: Health Economics Interest Group. Academy Health ,
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The Effect of Modernizing Nurse Practitioner Regulatory Policy: Influence on Workforce, Access to Care, and Primary Care Health Outcomes of Medicaid Recipients in Mississippi and Utah
(2015, June). Academy Health: Health Workforce Interest Group. Academy Health,
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Driving Improved Health Care Cost Savings through Nurse Practitioner Regulatory Policy” as part of panel: “Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity: It’s A Wild Ride Navigating The Contentious And Cost-Driven Issues of Today’s Public Management Environment (Panel)
(2015, April). American Society for Public Administration Conference. American Society for Public Administration

Cost Savings of Diabetes Outcomes: Impact of nurse practitioner practice regulatory policy
(2015, April). Pace University 3rd Annual Research Day. Pace University,

Driving Improved Health Care Cost Savings Through Nurse Practitioner Regulatory Policy
(2015, March 8). Building a Stronger & More Equitable Society; 76th Annual American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) Conference. American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) ,

Population-based primary health care course
(2014, November). 2nd International Conference on Nursing and Health Care . Omics Publishers,

Collaborative Regulation: Can standardizing and modernizing nurse practitioner regulatory policies improve health outcomes? (Panel)
(2014, November). Northeast Conference of Public Administrators . Northeast Conference of Public Administrators ,

Collaborative regulation: Can standardizing and modernizing nurse practitioner regulatory policies improve health outcomes?
(2014, November 7). Annual Northeast Conference of Public Administrators (NECOPA). NECoPA,

Implementing the ACA: The Influence of Nurse Practitioner Regulatory Policies on Workforce, Access to Care, and Primary Care Health Outcomes
(2014, October). American Academy of Nursing Annual Health Policy Conference. American Academy of Nursing ,

"Direct and Indirect Nursing Implications of the Affordable Care Act: Professional Contributions to Improving the Population's Health"
(2014, April). The Advanced Practice Nurse Role: A Global Perspective. Lienhard School of Nursing,

Implementing ACA: The Role of Public Administrators and Nurse Practitioners in Reforming State Regulatory Policy
(2013). American Society for Public Administration's 74th Annual Conference. American Society for Public Administration

Examining current state nurse practitioner regulatory policies and their potential impace on health care access
(2013). Pace University 1st Annual Faculty Scholarship Day. Pace University

(2013). Rudin Foundation Educators' Institute "The Advanced Practice Nurse Role:A Global Perspective". Rudin Foundation

"Factors for Consideration in the Introduction of Delivery Models in Health Care Systems Globally:An International Study"
(2013). Rudin Foundation Educators' Institute "The Advanced Practice Nurse Role:A Global Perspective". Rudin Foundation

A Cultural Freamework for the Introduction of New Health Care Delivery Models"
(2013, June). 17th Annual Brazilian National Nursing Research Seminar. Natal, Brazil.

"Examining current state nurse practitioner regulatory policies and their potential impace on health care access
(2013, June). 17th Annual Brazilian National Research Seminar. Natal, Brazil.

Implementing ACA: The Role of Public Administrators and Nurse Practitioners in Reforming State Regulatory Policy"
(2012). 3rd Annual Northeast Conference of Public Administration. .

"The Role of Nurse Practitioners in Reframing & Reforming State Regulatory Policy"
(2012). American Academy of Nursing 39th Annual Meeting and Conference. American Academy of Nursing

“Contributory elements in the introduction of new health care delivery models to health care systems globally”
(2012, July). International Nursing Research Congress. Sigma Theta Tau International

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

“Peer Assessment Tool for Online Class Sessions”
(2012, February). Pace University

“Transcultural Introduction Of Health Care Delivery Models To Health Care Delivery Systems In Developing Countries”
(2011, June). European Transcultural Nursing Association

Pre-Orientation to NYSNA Lobby Day
(2011, April). Pace University, Lienhard School of Nursing

“Nursing in Public Health Policy”
(2010, April). Scholarship Day. Lienhard School of Nursing

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

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

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

“Depression Screening in Primary Care”
(2005). Eastern Nursing Research Society

“Menopause: Exercise and Nutrition”
(1997). Hudson Valley Hospital Center

“Menopause: Midwifery Management”
(1997). Hudson Valley Hospital Center

“Thyroid Disorders in Pregnancy”
(1996, June). Annual Meeting of the American College of Nurse-Midwives. .

“Pregnant: Now What? The psycho social aspects of teen pregnancy and the role and effectiveness of nurse-midwifery care"
(1992). Southern Westchester BOCES,

“Preterm Labor: Antepartum Nurse-Midwifery Management”
(1991). March of Dimes, Westchester Chapter

Professional Contributions and Service

Professional Memberships

  • New York Academy of Medicine
  • New York State Action Coalition [Co-Lead Nurses on Boards Initiative]
  • American Public Health Association
  • National Academies of Practice [Policy Committe]
  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing [Faculty Policy Fellow]
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners [Member; Research Interest Group]
  • American Nurses Association [Member]
  • Health Professionals Global Network [Member]
  • National Association of Nurse Practitioner Faculties [Member]
  • Nurse Practitioner Association of New York State [Member]
  • International Council of Nurses-Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Nurse Network [Member]
  • Sigma Theta Tau (Delta Omega at Large) [Member]
  • Academy Health [Member]
  • Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science [Member]
  • American College of Nurse-Midwives [Member]
  • Eastern Nursing Research Society [Member]
  • National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health [Member]
  • New York State Association of Licensed Midwives [Founding Board Member]
  • American College of Nurse-Midwives, Hudson Valley Chapter [Legislative Director]
  • American College of Nurse-Midwives, Hudson Valley Chapter [Member]
  • New York State Association of Licensed Midwives [Legislative Committee Member]
  • New York State Association of Licensed Midwives [Founding Secretary]
  • American College of Nurse-Midwives [Program Committee]

Department Service

  • Department of Graduate Studies [Committee Member]
  • Department of Graduate Studies-Curriculum Committee [Committee Chair]
  • College of Health Professions-Scholarly Release Time Review Committee [Committee Member]

College Service

  • College of Health Professions Nominating Committee College of Health Professions Nominating Committee [Committee Chair]
  • College of Health Professions-Faculty Affairs Committee College of Health Professions-Faculty Affairs Committee [Committee Member]
  • College of Health Professions-Masters in Nursing Administration Program Committee College of Health Professions-Masters in Nursing Administration Program Committee [Committee Member]

University Service

  • Simulation in Nursing Education Legislation [Special Institutional Assignment]
  • Pace University-Westchester Task Force [Committee Member]
  • Pace University, Council of Deans and Faculty on Promotion and Tenure [Committee Member]
  • Pace University MPH Program Committee [Committee Member]
  • Clinical Preceptor Tax Credit Act Development Committee [Special Institutional Assignment]
  • Pace University, Lienhard School of Nursing, Department of Graduate Studies Committee [Committee Member]
  • Pace University, Student-Faculty Research Committee [Committee Member]
  • Pace University, Fulbright Committee [Committee Member]
  • Pace University Anti-Racism in Education Task Force [Committee Member]
  • Pace University-Westchester Faculty Council Grievance Committee [Committee Member]
  • Pace University Undergraduate Student-Faculty Research Committee [Grant Proposal Reviewer, Internal]
  • Fulbright Committee [Faculty Advisor]
  • Pace University, Lienhard School of Nursing PhD Program Policy Committee [Committee Member]
  • Pace University-Opioid Task Force [Committee Member]
  • Sexual Misconduct Policy Advisory Committee [Committee Member]
  • Pace University, Sexual Misconduct Policy Committee [Committee Member]
  • Pace University, Lienhard School of Nursing, College of Health Professions Task Force on New Programs [Committee Member]
  • Pace University Writing Center Advisory Board [Committee Member]
  • Pace University, Lienhard School of Nursing, Student Nurses at Pace (SNAP)
  • Pace University, Wellness Committee [Committee Member]
  • Pace University, Lienhard School of Nursing, Lobby Day Coordinator [Committee Chair]
  • Pace University, Lienhard School of Nursing, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee [Committee Member]
  • Pace University, Lienhard School of Nursing, LSN Student Award Selection Committee [Chairperson]
  • Pace University, Lienhard School of Nursing, Alumni Performance & Satisfaction Committee [Committee Chair]

Professional Service

New York State Public Health Association [Board of Directors of a Company]
New York Academy of Medicine [Fellow]