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Barbara Krainovich-Miller,

433 First Ave Room 648
New York, NY 10010
Areas of Specialization 

Curriculum development, accreditation, clinical programs, cultural awareness and competency, validating nursing diagnoses, competency based performance evaluation translational research, qualitative research

1988, EdD, Nursing Education, Columbia University, Teachers College
1972, MS, Nursing, Hunter College
1971, BS, Nursing, Hunter College
1963, RN, Diploma, St. Vincent's Hospital
Professional Overview 
Dr. Krainovich-Miller is a Clinical Professor and the Associate Dean of Academic and Clinical Affairs at NYU College of Nursng. She is a national certified psychiatric mental health clinical nurse specialist and holds a doctorate in nursing education from Columbia University, Teachers College. Her responsibilities include the accreditation of the programs and oversight the Offices of Academic Clinical Affairs, Advising and Learning Development, Student Services and Admissions, and Clinical Simulation Learning Center. She was recognized by the National League for Nursing as a first inductee of their Academy of Nursing Education Fellows (ANEF) for her enduring and sustained contributions and visionary nursing education leadership and her ability to influence health care policies and practices was inducted as a fellow of the Academy of Nursing (FAAN). Dr. Krainovich-Miller is also involved in interdisciplinary initiatives such as with the NYU School of Medicine's simulation collaborations with nursing and medical students and their C21 Curriculum Committee. She has a track record of obtaining significant Advanced Nursing Education HRSA grants to increase the use of simulation in the classrooms and the diversity of the students entering the Nursing Education and Psych Mental Health Nursing MS programs.
Honors and Awards 
2009, Fellow, American Academy of Nursing
2009, NYSNA Membership Award, New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA)
2009, R. Louise McManus Medal and induction into the Nursing Hall of Fame, Nursing Education Alumni Association Teachers College Columbia University (NEAA)
2008, NYU University Wide Distinguished Teaching Award, New York University
2007, Academy of Nursing Education Fellow (ANEF)-First Inductee, National League for Nursing (NLN)
2007, NYSNA's Council on Nursing Research, New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA)
2007, Outstanding Faculty Performance and Lasting Contribution to ANSO, Advanced Nursing Student Organization (ANSO)
2004, Outstanding Faculty Performance and Lasting Contribution to ANSO, Advanced Nursing Student Organization (ANSO)
2003, Long Island Woman of the Year, Zonta International; Zonta Club of Long Island
2003, Legislative and Policy Award, New York University Steinhardt School of Education- Division of Nursing
2003, NYSNA Legislative District Coordinator Award, New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA)
2002, NYSNA Leadership Institute, New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA)
2002, Unique Contribution Award, NANDA International
2001, New York State Assembly Award, New York State Assembly Task Force on Nursing Shortage
2000, Research and Scholarship, Columbia University, Teachers College, NEAA
1999, Nurse Educator of the Year, New York State Nurses’ Association’s (NYSNA)
1999, Outstanding Contributor, Eastern Nursing Research Society
1998, New York State Senate Women of Distinction, 6th Senate District
1998, NACLI Research Award, Nurses Association of the Counties of Long Island, Inc. (NACLI), District 14, NYSNA
1998, Brandon/Hill Selected List of Nursing Books and Journals, Comprehensive Psychiatric Nursing, 5th ed.: Haber, Krainovich-Miller, McMahon-Leach, Price-Hoskins
1998, ANA Book of the Year, Comprehensive Psychiatric Nursing, 5th ed.: Haber, Krainovich-Miller, McMahon-Leach, Price-Hoskins
1996-1997, APNA Award, APNA Research Review Task Force
1995, Research Award NYLINDA, New York Long Island NDx Association, $3,000
RN, New York
Professional Membership 
Alumni Association of Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing
American Academy of Nursing
American Association of Higher Education (AAHE)
American Association of University Professors (AAUP)
American Association of University Women (AAUW)
American Dental Education Association (ADEA)
American Nurses Association (ANA) via NY State Nurses Association
American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA)
Eastern Nursing Research Society of MARNA/NEON (Charter member)
John Dewey Circle of the Teachers College, Columbia University Fund
NACLI, District 14
New York Long Island Nursing Diagnosis Group (NYLINDA)
New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA)
North American Nursing Diagnosis Association (NANDA) International
Nursing Education Alumni Association (NEAA), Teachers College, Columbia University (Life Time Member)
School of the Holy Child Alumni Association
Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Alpha Omega Chapter
Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Upsilon Chapter
Society for Education and Research in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing (SERPEN)
Society for Simulation in Health Care (SSHC)
Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSIH)
Southern New York League of Nursing (SNYLN)
The Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science

PhD candidacy and dissertation advisement

Clinical Practice / Clinical Interests 

Nurse Psychotherapist, Private Duty Nurse, Psychiatry & Medical/ Surgical Units, Charge Nurse, Staff Per Diem, Office and Operating Room Nurse

Krainovich-Miller, B., Frauenfelder, F., & Mueller-Staub, M. (2012). Nursing diagnosis in education: Significance for nursing education. In T.H. Herdman (Ed.), Nanda International Nursing diagnoses: Definitions and classification 2012-2014, (pp. 90-98). Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.
Yost, J., Krainovich-Miller, B., Budin, W., & Norman, R. (2010). Assessing weight perception accuracy to promote weight loss among U.S. female adolescents: A secondary analysis. BMC Public Health, 10, 465. 10.1186/1471-2458-10-465, PMCID: PMC2925826.
Fulton, S., & Krainovich-Miller, B. (2010). Gathering and appraising the literature. In G. LoBiondo-Wood, & J. Haber (Eds.), Nursing research: Methods and critical appraisal for evidence-base practice, (pp. 56-80). St. Louis: Mosby Elsevier.
Krainovich-Miller, B., Haber, J., Yost, J., & Jacobs, S.K. (2009). Evidence-based practice challenge: Teaching critical appraisal of systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines to graduate students. Journal of Nursing Education, 48 , 186-195.
Krainovich-Miller, B. (2009). Research news you can use: Base your practice on evidence: Can falls be prevented?. New York Nurse, 40, 11.
Krainovich-Miller, B., Yost, J.M., Norman, R.G., Auerhahn, C., Dobal, M., Rosedale, M., Lowry, M., & Moffa, C. (2008). Measuring cultural awareness of nursing students: A first step toward cultural competency. Journal of Transculturual Nursing, 19, 250-258. 10.1177/1043659608317451 .
Krainovich-Miller, B., & Fulmer, T. (2007). Mentoring: The essential ingredient in developing the next generation of nursing leaders. New York University College of Dentistry Global Health Nexus, 9, 21-24.
LoBiondo-Wood, G., Haber, J., & Krainovich-Miller, B. (2006). The research process: Integrating evidence-based practice. In G. LoBiondo-Wood, & J. Haber (Eds.), Nursing research: Methods and critical appraisal for evidence-based practice, (pp. 27-45). St. Louis: Mosby Elsevier.
Krainovich-Miller, B., & Haber, J. (2006). Transforming a graduate nursing curriculum to incorporate evidence-based practice: The New York University experience. In R.F. Levin, & H.R. Feldman (Eds.), Teaching evidence-based practice in nursing: A guide for academic and clinical settings, (pp. 165-192). New York: Springer.
Levin, R.F., Lunney, M., & Krainovich-Miller, B. (2004). Improving diagnostic accuracy using an evidence-based nursing model. International Journal of Nursing Terminiologies and Classifications, 15, 114-122. 10.1111/j.1744-618X.2004.tb00008.x.
Krainovich-Miller, B., LoBiondo-Wood, G., & Haber, J. (2002). Critical reading strategies: Overview of the research process. In G. LoBiondo-Wood, & J. Haber (Eds.), Nursing research: Methods, critical appraisal, and utilization (5th ed.), (pp. 33-50). St. Louis: Mosby Elsevier.
Krainovich-Miller, B. (2002). Literature review. In G. LoBiondo-Wood, & J. Haber (Eds.), Nursing research: Critical appraisal, and utilization (5th ed.), (pp. 77-105). St. Louis: Mosby Elsevier.
Naegle, M.A., & Krainovich-Miller, B. (2001). Shaping the advanced practice psychiatric-mental health nursing role: A futuristic model. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 22, 461-482. 10.1080/01612840119731.
Krainovich-Miller, B. & Rosedale, M. (1999). Behavioral health home care. In C.A. Shea, L.R. Pelletier, E.C. Poster, G.W. Stuart, & M.P. Verhey (Eds.), Advanced practice nursing in psychiatric and mental health care, (pp. 337-357). St. Louis: Mosby Elsevier.