Department of Public Health
Dr. Joanna Hayden
Office: Hunziker Wing 133
Department: Public Health
Position: Professor, Chair, and Director 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.