Dean & Professor
Dr. Niederhauser earned a DrPH from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, a MSN from Boston College, a BSN from University of Massachusetts Boston, and a RN Diploma from Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing
The focus of Dr. Niederhauser’s scholarly activities are in the area of child and adolescent Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, with an emphasis on immunizations; her motivation to work in this important area stems from her passion to help children and their families be healthy and stay healthy. Dr. Niederhauser published the book “Core Review for Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioners” in 2007 and has authored over 50 articles and book chapters on child health and educational issues. In 2010, she contributed to the Institute of Medicine’s Report on the Future of Nursing through Transformational Partnerships in Nursing Education commissioned paper, published in the report. She has received funding for nursing research and training grants totaling over $6.6 million dollars.
Dr. Niederhauser is a board certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, a Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellow and a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing. She has received several National awards and currently serves on the Board of the Beryl Institute and the National Advisory Council for Accelerating Interprofessional Community-Based Education and Practice Initiative.
Dr. Niederhauser’s website: http://www.shotsurvey.org