Nursing Spectrum featured nursing professor Joanne Singleton, RN, FNP, PhD, chair of graduate studies and director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Pace’s College of Health Professions, who was inducted as a fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine in November.
Singleton was also mentioned in another Nursing Spectrum/Nurse.com article that names the Nursing Excellence finalists.
Each year, Nurse.com/Nursing Spectrum calls upon our readers to nominate exceptional nurse colleagues for our Nursing Excellence program. For more than a decade, we have received thousands of entries that contain stories of phenomenal nurse leaders, mentors and clinicians. This year has proven no different. The nurses nominated for our 2012 Nursing Excellence program have proven true nursing excellence is alive and well.
Joanne Singleton, RN, PhD, FNP-BC, FNAP, FNYAM, professor, chair of the Department of Graduate Studies and DNP Program director, Pace University, Lienhard School of Nursing, Pleasantville, N.Y.
Excelling in teaching, scholarship and service, Singleton helped launch Pace’s first DNP program, guiding the first class of 20 students through the experience. Singleton has a commitment to evidence-based practice, leading faculty members a decade ago to revise Pace’s Family Nurse Practitioner curriculum to use an evidence-based practice framework. Distinguishing herself with numerous peer-reviewed publications, Singleton led a faculty team in a systematic review of smoking cessation initiatives and provides consultations and presentations on health-related topics to New York City public schools. Colleagues are impressed by Singleton’s teaching skills at Pace, where she receives positive evaluations from students and received a Lienhard School of Nursing Award for Teaching Excellence in May 2010. She also is a respected member of the Lienhard Leadership Team and has been instrumental in developing the college’s strategic plan. Blazing new paths in scholarship aimed at eliminating health disparities, Singleton is dedicated to cultural competence, evidence-based practice and primary healthcare.