Department of Nursing

Karen Phillips

Office:   W 218D
Phone:   973-720-3406
Office Hours:   Posted on office door and/or by appointment.

Department: Nursing
Position: Assistant Professor and Level Coordinator UDC II
Area Specialization: Maternal Child Nursing/ Lactation Support/Perinatal Education


Phillips, K. (2012). Keeping the faith: A doctoral journey. In G Rideout (Ed), Ph.D War Stories (pp 59-73). Charleston, SC: Evolution Strategies.

Balan, R., Manko, T., & Phillips, K. (2011).  Instructional improvement through professional development. Transformative Dialogue: Teaching and Learning Journal, 5(2), 1-20.

Phillips, K. (2011). First-time breastfeeding mothers: Perceptions and lived experiences with breastfeeding. International Journal of Childbirth Education, 26(3), 17-20.

Phillips, K. (2010). A phenomenological study exploring the perceptions and lived experiences of first-time breastfeeding mothers (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from


2010: A Phenomenological Study Exploring the Perceptions and Lived Experiences of First- Time Breastfeeding Mothers

2013: The Influence of Quiet Time on Exclusive Breastfeeding Rates At Discharge Morris County Chapter, Saint Clares Hospital, Denville, NJ

August 2010:

        Presented at New Jersey RN Leadership Conference

        Nestle Corporate Headquarters, Florham Park, NJ

June 2010:

       Presented at Lactation Council, Saint Clare's Hospital, Denville, NJ