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Sherry A. Greenberg,

Program Director, Advanced Certificate in Gerontology
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor
433 First Avenue Room 505B
New York, NY 10010
Areas of Specialization 

Gerontology, Primary Care, Falls, Promotion of Health and Wellness

BSN, 1990, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
MSN, 1992, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
Certificate in College and University Teaching, 2012, University of Pennsylvania
PhD, 2014, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
Professional Overview 
Dr. Greenberg is a gerontological nurse practitioner and coordinator of the Advanced Practice Nursing: Geriatrics Program at New York University College of Nursing. She teaches multiple courses in this post-master's program and guest lectures for the Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Program and undergraduate courses. Dr. Greenberg's research interests include fear of falling in high-risk, urban, community-dwelling older adults, as well as the relationship between falls, mobility, and the neighborhood built environment. Dr. Greenberg is the Editor of the “Try This: Best Practices in Nursing Care to Older Adults” Series at the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing at New York University College of Nursing. Dr. Greenberg is a member of the Hartford Foundation Geriatric Nurse Leaders (HGNL) group and participates in Hartford Foundation ChangeAGEnts initiatives.
Honors and Awards 
2012-2014 Jonas Nurse Leaders Scholar
2013 GAPNA Foundation Research Award for Outstanding Podium Presentation
2012 GAPNA Foundation Research/Project Award
2009-2011 NRSA Institutional Research Training Grant (T32), Individualized Care for At-Risk Older Adults, NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health and the Center for Integrative Science in Aging, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
2003 Clinical Preceptor Award, New York University College of Nursing
1992 Dean's Award, University of Pennsylvania MSN graduation
Certified Gerontological Nurse Practitioner, NY, NJ, PA
Registered Professional Nurse, NY, NJ, PA
Professional Membership 
Gerontological Society of America
Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association
American Geriatrics Society
Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society of Nursing
National Gerontological Nursing Association
Eastern Nursing Research Society
American Nurses Association

GNP: Advanced Pathophysiology,Pharmacotherapeutics, and Physical Assessment in Older Adults

GNP: Primary Care of Older Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions

GNP: Primary Care of Frail Older Adults with Multiple Chronic Condition

GNP: Interprofessional Care to Older Adults

Faculty Mentor, Hartford Institute Undergraduate Scholars Program

Clinical Practice / Clinical Interests 

Gerontological Nursing

Primary Care of Older Adults

Interprofessional Practice

Maintaining Safety and Function in Older Adulthood

Fall Prevention