Faculty

Dr. Gilles

Selena A Gilles

Clinical Assistant Professor

1 212 998 5895

433 First Avenue
Room 433
New York, NY 10010
United States

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Professional overview

Selena Ann Gilles is Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing, Undergraduate. She began her career as a Registered Nurse at New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell, working most of her time in the Medical Intensive Care Unit, later obtaining her critical care certification (CCRN). Prior to NYU, Dr. Gilles, a board certified Adult Nurse Practitioner, spent 3 years at New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell as an outpatient provider in the Department of Neurological Surgery. During these 3 years, Dr. Gilles worked in a matrix style environment directly with faculty and other medical professionals to identify, evaluate, and address disease prevention and health promotion issues while administering quality patient care to patients with various neurological disorders. In addition, during this time, she served as a practicum preceptor for MSN students from various nursing programs, including NYU. Currently, Dr Gilles is part of a Pain Management practice, dealing with patients with acute and chronic spinal pain. Dr. Gilles has served as an Adjunct Clinical Instructor at NYU in the Undergraduate Nursing Program since 2010. Dr. Gilles’ program of research focus is childhood obesity among African American children with an emphasis on educational interventions for families that aim to decrease the epidemic.

Education
DNP(2014) - Monmouth University
MS(2010) - Hunter College, City University of New York
BS(2005) - Long Island University
Honors and awards
University Honors Program, Long Island University (2005)
Sigma Theta Tau (2005)
Specialties
Primary care
Adult health
Acute care
Neurology
Palliative care
Professional membership
American Academy of Critical Care Nurses
National League of Nurses
Nurse Practitioners of New York
Sigma Theta Tau
Publications

Cultural competence and psychological empowerment among acute care nurses

Ea, E. & Gilles, S. (2018). Nursing research critique: A guide to excellence. In Bauce, K. & Fitzpatrick, J., Springer Publishing Company.
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