Susan Neville
Susan Neville

Susan Neville, Ph.D., RN, CDP, CADDCT

Professor and Chairperson
E-mail: sneville@nyit.edu

Education

  • Ph.D. Nursing Theory & Research, Adelphi University, Garden City, N.Y
  • M.S., Adult Health & Nursing Education, Hunter College, City University of New York
  • B.S., Nursing, Hunter College, City University of New York

Doctoral Dissertation

  • Neville, S. (1990). Adelphi University, Garden City, N.Y. A Phenomenological Investigation of the Meaning of Feeling Professional in Nursing Practice.

Additional Credentials

  • May 2011: Nursing faculty members who completed the End-of Life education consortium training course taught by Maureen Cardoza, PhD., RN, Assistant Professor to the Nursing Department
    • Susan Neville
    • Elaine Della Vecchia
    • Cheryl Zauderer
    • Patrice Hood
    • Lisa Sparacino
    • Patricia Montano
  • April 2011: Susan Neville, Ph.D., associate professor and chairperson of the Department of Nursing; Carol Caico, Ph.D., assistant professor of nursing; Patricia Montano, nursing instructor; Maureen Cardoza, Ph.D., nursing instructor; and Zehra Ahmed, Ph.D., assistant professor of physician assistant studies and clinical coordinator, completed the two-day Pediatric Disaster Management Core Curriculum Course sponsored by the Nassau County Department of Health Medical Reserve Corps, the College of Osteopathic Medicine of NYIT, and the School of Health Professions. Caico also presented a lecture on pediatric bereavement.
  • Current-2013: American Medical Association's Core Disaster Life Support Certification
  • Current: CPR Certification
  • Current: ADLS
  • 2005: The John A. Hartford Foundation, Institute for Geriatric Nursing. Geriatric Education Mentor Certificate. New York, N.Y.
  • 2004: New York State Nurses Association, Cultural Diversity in the Workplace: Promoting Cultural Competence Certificate.

Academic and Clinical Appointments

  • 2010: Certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support for Licensed Health Care Professionals through the Nassau County Medical Reserve Corps of which three current faculty members are active members. The course and competency exams were administered on Dec. 4, 2010.
  • 2010: Certification workshop as a member of the Nassau County Department of Health Medical Reserve Corps on Special Needs Shelter Training in Preparation for opening and managing these shelters if needed as a response to a potential disaster situation.
  • 2010: President of the Council of Deans of Nursing: Senior Colleges and Universities in New York State
  • 2005–Present: Chairperson and Associate Professor, Department of Nursing, New York Institute of Technology, School of Health Professions
  • 1995–2005: Director of Undergraduate Programs: BS and RN Pathways, Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing, Hunter College, City University of New York

Clinical Practice

  • Current: Nassau County Department of Health Medical Reserve Corps: Co-Director of Educational Programs & Training, and Special Needs Shelter
  • Current: Private Nursing Practice: Advanced Practice: Post-op Recovery, Plastic-Microsurgery
  • Spring 2005: New York Institute of Technology: Consultant to the Department of Nursing

Research Interests

  • Administration
  • Emergency Preparedness: BioTerrorism
  • Educational Best Practices
  • Breast Cancer

Selected Academic and Professional Honors

  • 2011: Honored with the Standard of Excellence Award at NYIT's Annual School of Health Professions Convocation Ceremony. 
  • 2011: Named to National Multiple Sclerosis Association Educational Workshop Taskforce
  • 2011: Named 2011 Manhasset Working Women of the Year in recognition to her professional accomplishments, including recent publications and presentations.
  • 2009: Nassau County Department of Health: Distinguished Service: Medical Reserve Corps.
  • 2009: US Army Recruiting Command: Certificate of Appreciation.
  • 2007: New York State Assembly Citation for Nursing Accomplishments. Representative. Robert Walker.
  • 2006: 50th Anniversary Showcase Celebration. Honorable Mention. NURS 310 NYIT.
  • 2005: Lifetime Service Award, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor, Society of Nursing, Hunter College, New York, N.Y.
  • 2005-2002: CUNY Nursing Discipline Council Co-Chair.
  • 2005-2000: Advisory Board Member. New York City Technical College, Department of Nursing.
  • 2004: "Presidential Award for Excellence in Service to the College and University", Hunter College, City University of New York, New York, N.Y. 
  • 2004: "Excellence in Nursing Education", Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Hunter College, New York, N.Y.
  • 2003: "Excellence in Nursing Education", New York University School of Nursing, New York, N.Y.

Research Posters, Podium & Platforms Presented

  • Neville, S. & Cardoza, M. (2015) HRSA Gerontology Grant- W.A.G.E. Program:W.A.G.E Inter-professional Conference- Co-Developer/Host 5/1/15“ Advances in Gerontological Interprofessional Best Care: Implications for Policy  Development and Practice.”
  • Neville, S. NS/LIJ@ Glen Cove  Seminar/Lecture.Ethics, Legal Issues of Aging and Health policy.4/17
  • Cabello, C.; Scollo,N.; Gugliotti,M.; Neville, S.; McCummings, C,; Haar,M.; Buchman,T. (2014). Collaborate to Motivate: An academic-government partnership to promote a comprehensive worksite wellness initiative. Public Health Leadership and Education  Models Round Table. APHA 142ND Annual Meeting & Expo,  Healthography, New  Orleans, LA. Nov. 18, 2014
  • Neville, S.; Carney, M.; Buchman, T. Reinharz, P. (2014) Symposium. "Health Checks: A Model to Improve Community Outcomes and Emergency Preparedness. 42nd Conference of the State Society on Aging of New York in New York City. Fordham University, NYC, NY. Oct 23, 2014
  • Cardoza, M. & Neville, S. (2014) State Society on Aging of New York 42nd Annual Conference- “Overview of National Guidelines that Promote Collaboration Across the Disciplines”. Cardoza, M., Neville, S Podium
  • Cardoza, M. & Neville, S. (2014) New York State Council of Practical Nursing Education Conference, Albany, New York. “Preparing the Healthcare Workforce: A Geriatric Education and Service Program Partnership  Symposia- State Conference-10/24-2014
  • Cardoza, M. & Neville, S. Abramson, T., Sirmans, S., (2014) Forty-First Annual Conference of the State Society on Aging of New York Saratoga Springs, New York, “Preparing the Healthcare Workforce: An Academic and Service Partnership Continuing Education Geriatric Program” Symposia- National Conference- Peer Reviewed 10/23-25/13:
  • Cardoza, M. & Neville, S.  (2013) 11/16-20/13: Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Indianapolis, Indiana, Cardoza, M., Neville.S., “Preparing the Healthcare Workforce: A Best- Practices Continuing Education Geriatric Program Poster- National Conference
  • Neville, S. & Sparacino, L. (July 2013) Integrating Interprofessional CORE Competencies of Safe Communication and Team Based Care Through Interdisciplinary High Fidelity Simulation Scenarios. Sigma Theta Tau International's 24th International Nursing Research Conference.  Prague. Unable to attend
  • Neville, S.; Carney,M.; Buchman,T. & Reinharz,P. (July 2013) "Health Checks “An Innovative Grass Roots Community Health Action Plan To Impact Population Health And Community- Driven Outcomes  Sigma Theta Tau International's 24th International Nursing Research Conference.Prague unable to attend
  • Neville, S. Carney, M.; Buchman,T. & Reinhartz, P. (May 2013) "Health Checks “An Innovative Grass Roots Community Health Action Plan. North Shore/LIJ Nursing Research Conference, Impact of Nursing Work Complexity on Care Delivery.Manhasset, NY.
  • Neville, S, & Sparacino, L., Errichetti, A., Myers-Hill, P. Guerne, A, etal. (2012). Podium “Enhancing Baccalaureate Nursing Education Through Technology: Integrating Interprofessional Core Competencies of Communication and Team Based Care Through Multidisciplinary High Fidelity Simulation Scenarios.”. American Association of Colleges of Nursing 2012 Baccalaureate Education Conference, San Antonio, Texas. Nov. 16
  • Neville, S. & Sparacino, L., Errichetti, A., Myers-Hill,P. Guerne, A, etal. (2012). Panel/Podium. “Enhancing Nursing Education Through Technology:  Seventh Annual Research Conference Translating Evidence From the Bench to the Bedside.  Good Samaritan Hospital Medical  Center. Melville, NY. Oct 25.
  • Abramson,T, Neville, S., Southard, V. & Haar,M. (2012) Podium “Bridging the Academic and Community Divide," . 40th Annual Conference of the State Society on Aging of the New York Conference, Rochester, N.Y.  Oct. 18, 2012
    Neville, S. & Greer, E.  (May 25-30, 2012) 2 Podium. “The Cultural Voices of Undeserved Latina Women at Risk for Breast Cancer". International Health Research Symposium on Health Care and Culture, May 25-30 at Wuhan University (Zhejiang Province) and #91 Military Hospital (Chaozhou, Henan Province). Peoples Republic of China

Accepted/Published Research/Evidence Based Practice Articles

  •  Carney, M.; Neville, S.; Buchman, T. & Silverman, R. (2014) "A Community Partnership to Respond to an Outbreak – A Model that can be Replicated for Future Events”. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action.  Johns Hopkins University Press.
  • Greer, E.; Neville, S.; Ford, E. Gonzalez, M. (2013) The Cultural Voice of Immigrant Latina Women and the Meaning of Femininity: A Phenomenological Study SAGE Open April-June 2013 3: 2158244013484155, first published on April 12, 2013 doi:10.1177/2158244013484155

Grants Funded

  • Neville, S., Cardoza, M. (2015- 2016). HRSA-12-004
    “Comprehensive Geriatric Awarded CO-PD Education Program (GCEP)” $575,000.00
  • Neville, S. & Cardoza, M. (2011- 2014) US Department of Health and Human Services HRSA D628P24187 Comprehensive Geriatric Education Program
    $500, 000.00
  • Neville, S. (2012-2013) CDC National Leadership Academy for the Public’s Health 2011- 2012. Educational Grant. Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Neville, S. & Diggle-Fox, B. (2013) $3,000 Grant
    Scholarship for 8 Students. Foundation of the National Student Nurses' Association. Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund
  • Greer, E. & Neville, S. (2011- 2013) The Impact of Breast Cancer Treatment on the Meaning of Occupational Patterns in the Lifeworld of Women with Breast Cancer Who Return to Paid and Unpaid Work: A Phenomenological Study. (grant funded: $5020) NYIT ISRC Grant
  • Neville, S. (2014-2015) State Aid for High Needs Nursing Program. New York State Education Department  $9,000.00
  • Neville, S. (2013-2014) ) State Aid for High Needs Nursing Program. New York State Education Department, $11,465.
  • Neville, S. (2012-2013) State Aid for High Needs Nursing Program. New York State Education Department: $14,000
  • Neville, S. (2011-2012) State Aid for High Needs Nursing Program. New York State Education Department. $8,000.00
  • Neville, S. (2010-2011) State Aid for High Needs Nursing Program. New York State Education Department. $11, 000.00
  • Neville, S. Grant Reviewer: HRSA 2011 to current 00018622 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
     

Selected Advisory Board/Professional Committee Appointments

  • 2015 AACN Wharton Executive Leadership Program Fellow
  • Nassau County Department of Health: Medical Reserve Corps: Command Staff
  • Council of Deans & Directors of Baccalaureate Nursing Programs NYS: President Elect 2008-2009
  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Program Chair, Instructional Leadership Network Steering Committee
  • AACN Deans & Directors
  • Board Member: Visiting Nurse Services of New York
  • Board Member NYC HHC Home Helath Care Educational Advisory
  • Nassau/Suffolk Council of Hospitals
  • Steering Committee Member, Instructional Leadership Committee, American Association Colleges of Nursing
  • Board Member, NYIT Center for Private Security, Espionage and Emergency Health Response
  • Board Member, Health & Home Care, New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation
  • Education Advisory Board, Visiting Nurse Service of New York

Selected Memberships in Professional Organizations

  • National League for Nursing
  • New York State Council Baccalaureate & Higher Degree Programs in Nursing
  • New York Organization of Nurse Executives (NYONE)
  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing
  • Transcultural Nursing Society
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses: 30127877
  • Community Campus Partnerships for Health
  • American Association of Univeristy Professors 
  • Sigma XI, Hunter College, City University of New York
  • Alpha Phi Chapter, Hunter Alumni Association
  • Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing Alumni Association
 
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