Emerson Ea

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Emerson Ea

Clinical Professor
Associate Dean, Clinical & Adjunct Faculty Affairs

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Emerson Ea's additional information

Prof. Emerson Ea is Associate Dean for Clinical and Adjunct Faculty Affairs and Clinical Professor at New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing. His scholarship interest areas include nursing education and innovation, and immigrant health and well-being.

Prof. Ea, for more than a decade, has worked to advance the health and well-being of Filipino immigrants in the US. He has spearheaded and collaborated on several projects that explored health and well-being among immigrant populations in the US and globally. He is co- investigator of the Community Engagement Core of the recently funded NIH P50 Center, the Rutgers-NYU Center for Asian Health Promotion and Equity (CAHPE) focused on addressing health inequities in the AAPI community in the New York-New Jersey area. He is also Primary Investigator of 2 current projects: a mixed-methods study funded by NIH/NIA Rutgers’ Resource Center for Minority Aging Research (RCMAR) and a qualitative study funded by NYU to explore the relationship of acculturation, acculturative stress, and oral health and dental care service use among Filipino immigrants. In recognition of his clinical scholarship and community work, he received numerous recognition such as from the Office of the President of the Borough of Queens, NY, and as a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine and the American Academy of Nursing. Prof. Ea is also a Health and Aging Policy fellow for 2022-2023.

An enthusiastic leader in the Filipino community, Prof. Ea has served on multiple community boards to promote and advance the health of Filipino immigrants. He is Chair of the Kalusugan Coalition, a community-based organization that aims to enhance the cardiovascular health of Filipino Americans in the NY/NJ area. He is also a member of the American Academy of Nursing’s Diversity and Inclusivity Committee and was one of the inaugural American Academy of Nursing’s Jonas Policy Scholars working with the Health Equity and Cultural Competence Expert Panel from 2014-2016.


Prof. Ea received his BSN from the University of St. La Salle, Philippines, MS from Long Island University-Brooklyn, DNP from Case Western Reserve University, Certificate in Distance Learning from Thomas Edison State University, Certificate in Learning Design from NYU, and PhD from Duquesne University.

PhD, Nursing - Duquesne University (2016)
DNP, Nursing Practice - Case Western Reserve University (2007)
MS, Adult Health - Long Island University (1999)
BSN - University of St. La Salle, Philippines (1992)

Nursing education
Chronic disease
Immigrants
Non-communicable disease
Cardiology
Underserved populations

American Academy of Nursing
American Association of Colleges of Nursing
American Nurses Association
Asian-American Pacific Islander Nurses Association
National League for Nursing (NLN)
Philippine Nurses Association (PNA) - New York
Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society

Faculty Honors Awards

Alumni Award of Excellence, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University (2018)
Fellow, American Academy of Nursing (2018)
Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine (2017)
Citation of Honor, Philippine-American Friendship Day Celebration, presented by the president of the borough of Queens, New York (2016)
PhD Jonas Nurse Leader Scholar, Duquesne University School of Nursing (2016)
American Academy of Nursing Jonas Policy Scholar, Cultural Competence and Health Equity Expert Panel (2016)
Fellow, Leadership for Academic Nursing Program (LANP). American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) (2016)
Scholarship Award Recipient, Asian American Pacific Islander Nurses Association (2015)
PhD Jonas Nurse Leader Scholar, Duquesne University School of Nursing (2015)
American Academy of Nursing Jonas Policy Scholar, Cultural Competence and Health Equity Expert Panel (2015)
American Academy of Nursing Jonas Policy Scholar, Cultural Competence and Health Equity Expert Panel (2014)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Alumnus Award, Most Outstanding Nursing Graduate (Nursing Research Category), University of Saint La Salle, Philippines (2014)
Award Winning Poster (Other Topics Category). Mauro, A.M.P., & Ea, E. (2014). The NCLEX Challenge: Unlocking the key to success. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Annual Summit, Chicago, IL. (2014)
PhD Jonas Nurse Leader Scholar, Duquesne University School of Nursing (2014)
Nurse Excellence Award in Nursing Research, Philippine Nurses Association of New York (2012)
Nurse Service Award, Emergency Department, Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York City Health and Hospital Corporation (2007)
One of the 50 Notable School of Nursing Alumni, Long Island University School of Nursing, Brooklyn, NY (2006)

Publications

Incorporating climate change into Doctor of Nursing Practice curricula

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Using Design Thinking to Thread the Social Determinants of Health in an Undergraduate Curriculum

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Paying the ultimate price for keeping America safe

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Preparing the Doctor of Nursing Practice graduates to lead nursing education: Ideas, strategies, recommendations, and implications

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Innovative strategies in teaching nursing: Exemplars of optimal learning outcomes

Ea, E., … Alfes, C. (Eds.). (2020). Springer.

Innovative use of concept care planning in a large class

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Unit Utilization of Internationally Educated Nurses and Collaboration in U.S. Hospitals.

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Unit Utilization of Internationally Educated Nurses and Collaboration in US Hospitals

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Cultural competence and psychological empowerment among acute care nurses

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An educational intervention to evaluate nurses’ knowledge of heart failure

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