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Jul 25 2014

NSF Awards Grant to NYIT Professor for Workshop on Gaming and Therapy

Jul 25 2014

Arkansas Higher Education Board Certifies New NYIT Medical School Site in Jonesboro

Jul 17 2014

Medical Students Transition from Classroom to Clinic

Jul 15 2014

NYIT Awards Research Grants

Jul 15 2014

NYIT’s M.S. in Instructional Technology Approved in Abu Dhabi

Aug 01 2014

NYIT Cyber-Security Talk

Aug 04 2014

B.S./D.O. Enrollment Day

Aug 05 2014

Graduate Tuesdays

Aug 05 2014

NYIT Transfer Student Orientation Day 1!

Aug 06 2014

NYIT Transfer Student Orientation Day 2!

B. Suzy Diggle-Fox

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

Instructor
Email: bdigglef@nyit.edu

Education

  • 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)

Certifications

  • 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.