The mission of NYUCN Global, integral to that of the NYU College of Nursing, is to conduct research and implement programs that address health disparities, inform clinical practice, and contribute to the advancement of science to improve the health and well being of individuals, families and communities in the United States and throughout the world. Translational science is promoted through generating, integrating, disseminating, and using knowledge to inform evidence-based policy and practice.
NYU College of Nursing in the Global Health Arena
New York University is a leading global network university, with portal campuses in NYC, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai. It has one of the largest international student bodies in the US and has major centers for study and research based in Accra, Berlin, Buenos Aires, Florence, London, Madrid, Paris, Prague, Tel Aviv, Sydney, and Washington, D.C.
NYU College of Nursing is among the most active institutions worldwide in international nursing research and education. Nursing faculty work around the globe to improve clinical care delivery, advance education, and support retention of nurses – who deliver 80 percent of primary health care globally according to the World Health Organization (WHO) – and to improve patient care in areas where infectious disease, chronic illness, and inadequate health care are pervasive. This includes work with immigrant, vulnerable, and underserved populations in NYC, underscoring the reality that in today’s interconnected world, more than ever ‘global = local’. Our core areas of capacity include: Health System Strengthening & Human Resources for Health; HIV/AIDS and Infectious Diseases; Maternal-Child Health; Non-Communicable Diseases; and Aging and Geriatric Nursing.
The NYUCN Global leadership team includes:
Ann Kurth, Executive Director; Professor
Madeline Naegle, Director of WHO Collaborating Center
Marie-Claire Roberts, Assistant Director of Science/Methods
Allison Squires, Deputy Director of International Education & Visiting Scholars
Kerry Stalonas, Assistant Director of Global Operations
Adam Sirois, Assistant Director of Global Development