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B. Suzy Diggle-Fox
Barbara Diggle

Barbara Suzy Diggle-Fox, Ph.D., NP, B-C, RN



  • Ph.D., Nursing Education, Capella University, 2014
  • NP-BC, Gerontological Nurse Practitioner, Hunter College-Bellevue School of Nursing, 1988
  • B.S., Nursing, SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Nursing, 1982
  • Diploma, Practical Nursing Program, Wilson Tech at Western Suffolk BOCES, 1978    

Academic Appointments

  • 2012-Present: Instructor, Department of Nursing, New York Institute of Technology, School of Health Professions, Old Westbury, NY
  • 2012-Present: Adjunct Clinical Instructor, Nassau Community College, Garden City, NY
  • 2011-Present: Adjunct Clinical Instructor, St. Paul's School of Nursing, Flushing, NY
  • 2005-2005: Adjunct Clinical Instructor, SUNY at Farmingdale, Farmingdale, NY

Clinical Appointments

  • 2011-Present: Nurse Practitioner, Medical House Calls, PLLC, New York, NY
  • 2005-Present: Nurse Practitioner-Occupational Health, Gurwin Jewish Geriatric Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Commack, NY
  • 2001-2009: Nature Explore Instructor, Nassau BOCES Environmental Educational Center, Brookville, NY
  • 2001-2009: Substitute School Nurse, Babylon Village Schools, Babylon, NY
  • 200-2004: Nurse Practitioner, Private Practice, West Gilgo Beach, NY
  • 2003-2004: Nurse Practitioner Consultant, Mental Health Service Professionals, Brooklyn, NY
  • 1996-1997: Nurse Practitioner-Outpatient Clinic, Veterans Administration (VA) Extended Care Center, St. Albans, NY
  • 1990-1997: Nurse Practitioner-Domiciliary Care Program, Veterans Administration (VA) Extended Care Center, St. Albans, NY
  • 1986-1988: Community Health Nurse, Flushing Hospital Home Care, Flushing, NY
  • 1983-1986: Community Health Nurse, Visiting Nurse Service of New York, New York, NY
  • 1982-1983: Staff Nurse - Oncology, Memorial Sloane-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Research Interests

  • PhD Thesis Research: "A Comparison of Two Teaching Strategies on Nursing Students' Knowledge and Self-Efficacy" (To be completed by June 2012)
  • HIV Clinical Scholar Research Project: "Is the HIV+ Methadone-Treatment Population Receiving the Antiretroviral Standard of Care as often as the HIV+ Non-Methadone Population?" (July 1999)
  • Master's Thesis: "An Investigation of the Influence of Patient Education on Anxiety" (December 1987)

Community Service

  • Sunday School Teacher, Unitarian Universalist Church, Freeport, NY (1999-Present)
  • Educator/ Group Leader, Merrick-Bellmore Mother's Center (1994-Present)
  • Volunteer, Annual AIDS Walk NYC (1993-Present)
  • Organizer, Breast Cancer Walk-A-Thon, Coalition of Nurse Practitioners (2003-2007)
  • Nurse Practitioner, RotaCare Free Clinic, Uniondale, NY (2004-2006)


  • Board Certified Gerontological Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center # 121614
  • New York State Nurse Practitioner in Adult Health # F000525
  • New York State Gerontological Nurse Practitioner # F000513
  • New York State Registered Professional Nurse # 349443-1
  • Drug Enforcement Administration Certification # MD2323842
  • Medicare UPIN # 94N971
  • National Provider Identifier # 1477761641
  • Medicaid Provider # 02414955
  • Certified HIV Clinical Scholar, NYS Department of Health AIDS Institute (1999)
  • AIDS Certified Registered Nurse, Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (1999)
  • Certification Training for Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling, PACE Center (1997)
  • HIV Counselor Training, New York City Department of Health (1991)
  • Basic Life Support Provider, American Heart Association

Selected Memberships in Professional Organizations

  • National League for Nursing
  • New York State Coalition of Nurse Practitioners
  • Long Island Nurse Practitioner Association
  • Long Island Nurse Practitioner Association Community Services Committee
  • Lobbyist, Long Island Coalition of Nurse Practitioner Association - Legislative Services Committee
  • Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
  • American Association of Occupational Health Nurses
  • Alumni Association, SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Nursing

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • Diggle-Fox, B. S. (1999). Is the HIV+ Methadone-Treatment Population Receiving the Antiretroviral Standard of Care as often as the HIV+ Non-Methadone Population; presented to: the NYS Department of Health AIDS Institute, the HIV Clinic staff at Stony Brook University Hospital and the HIV Clinic and Methadone Maintenance Program staff at Nassau County Medical Center.
  • Diggle-Fox, B. S. (1988). An Investigation of the Influence of Patient Education on Anxiety, presented to undergraduate and graduate degree nursing students at Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing.