Department of Public Health

Dr. Joanna Hayden

Joanna Hayden

Office:   Hunziker Wing 133
Phone:   973-720-3478
Office Hours:  

Department: Public Health
Position: Professor and Coordinator of the School Nurse Certification Program
Area Specialization: Professional Preparation, Certification, Health Behavior Theory, Human Disease


Ph.D., Community Health, New York University, New York, NY

M.A., Health Education, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ

B.A., Health Education, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ

R.N., Mountainside Hosiptal, Montclair, NJ

CHES, Certified Health Education Specialist, National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.

Related Professional Activities

Member, SOPHE (past Vice-President)

Member, Eta Sigma Gamma

Member, NJSOPHE (past President)

Passaic County CHIP – Community Health Improvement Plan Committee

Co-Chair Working Group – Middle States Accreditation


Hayden, J. (2009) Introduction to Health Behavior Theory.  Sudsbury, MA, Jones & Bartlett.

Current Research Activities

Identification of variables associated with passing the certification examination for health education specialists.