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Maria A. Mendoza,

Clinical Assistant Professor
Program Coordinator, Nursing Education Masters and Advanced Certificate Programs
433 First Ave Room 422
New York, NY 10010
Areas of Specialization 

Nursing and adult education, Adult Nursing, Geriatric Nursing, Diabetes

EdD, 1999, Teachers College, Columbia University
GNP Certificate, 1989, New York Hospital, Cornell University School of Continuing Education
MEd, 1979, Teachers College, Columbia University
MA, 1975, Teachers College, Columbia University
BSN, 1966, Trinity College
Professional Overview 
Dr. Maria A. Mendoza has over 30 years of teaching practice in the academic, continuing education, and hospital staff development settings. As the director of education in a hospital setting she developed a comprehensive continuing education curriculum for nurses and physicians. She developed competency-based learning and assessment tool for all levels of nursing staff. Dr. Mendoza is recognized by her peers in her expertise in gerontology and diabetes. She is board certified in gerontology and diabetes education. She has been co-investigator in drug trials, and coordinator in the NIH landmark study, Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (ACCORD), at Jacobi Hospital. Prior to joining the NYU College of Nursing faculty, Dr. Mendoza was the director of chronic disease management at North Bronx HealthCare Network where she managed a population of over 7000 patients with diabetes in the registry. She received recognitions from colleagues, patients and the community for improving outcomes in the care of patients with diabetes.
Honors and Awards 
2010, NYS Diabetes Campaign Recognition for Best Diabetes Outcomes
2009, Corporate Nurse of the Year, Health and Hospital Corporation
1999, Nurse of the Year, Jacobi Medical Center
Registered Professional Nurse, NYS
Nurse Practitioner in Adult Health, NYS
Nurse Practitioner in Gerontology, NYS
Professional Membership 
American College of Nurse Practitioners
Clinical Practice / Clinical Interests 

Geriatrics and Adult Health, Diabetes, Chronic Disease Population Management

Mendoza, M.A., Wellbeck, M., & Parick, G. (2010). Behavioral and educational approaches to diabetes self-management. In L. Poretsky (Ed.), Principles of diabetes mellitus (2nd ed.), (pp. 659-675). New York: Springer. 10.1007/978-0-387-09841-8_40.
Mendoza, M.A., & Walker, E. A. (2002). Behavioral approaches to diabetes self-management. In L. Poretsky (Ed.), Principles of diabetes mellitus, (pp. 507-527). Boston, MA: Kluwer.
Culpepper, D.M., & Mendoza, M.A. (1998). Fluid-gas transport: Oxygenation. In J.M. Leahy & P.E. Kizilay (Eds.), Foundations of nursing practice, (pp. 835-895). New York: W.B. Saunders.
Walker, E.A., & Mendoza, M.A. (1998). The strength of many voices: A review of John Hopkins guide to diabetes. Diabetes Spectrum, 11, 192-193.