Daria Napierkowski, DNP, RN, APN, CNE


Office: University Hall 336
Phone: (973) 720-3495
Email: Napierkowskid@wpunj.edu
Office Hours: Posted by office door or by Appointment

Department: Nursing
Position: Associate Professor

Area Specialization
Adult Health, Health assessment, Peer Mentoring


AAS & Nursing- Misericordia College of Nursing

BSN - Pace University

MSN - Advanced Practice Nursing & Education

            William Paterson University

DNP-   University of Medicine & Dentistry, NJ

Select Publications:

Napierkowski, D., & DiGiulio, M. (2014). Health assessment demystified. New York, NY:

McGraw Hill Education.

Napierkowski, D., Migliore, D., Marshall, B., Catano, B. (2017). Evaluating a program to

            increase sense of support in Bachelor of Science of Nursing (BSN) students. SOJ

            Nursing & Health Care.3 (3), 1-5.

Napierkowski, D. (2016). Diagnosing and treating RSV Bronchiolitis. Nurse Practitioner.                41 (9), 1–4.

Napierkowski, D. (2016). Rosacea: Diagnosis and management. The Nurse Practitioner.41 (4)


Napierkowski, D. (2013). Uncovering common bacterial skin infections. The Nurse Practitioner,   38 (3), 30-38.

Select Presentations:

Podium Presentation: Evaluating a Peer Mentor Program to increase sense of support in Bachelor  

of Science in Nursing (BSN) students. 4th Biennial European Conference Cambridge, United Kingdom. 2018

Podium Presentation: Cultivating and refining clinical knowledge and practice

Relating the Boyer model of scholarship to the DNP graduate. Wayne, New Jersey. 2015   

Podium Presentation: The Academic Challenges for the Culturally Diverse Student in an Accelerated Baccalaureate Nursing Program (ABSN). The New Jersey State Nurses Association/Institute for Nursing Convention Atlantic City, New Jersey. 2014               

Podium presentation: Carrying the Torch, Creating and sustaining a Culture of Practice Scholarship for DNP faculty. The 6th National Doctor of Nursing Practice. Phoenix, Arizona. 2013                     

Podium presentation: The Nursing as an Additional Language and Culture

            Program for Student Success. 24th International Nursing Research Congress.

            Prague, Czech Republic. 2013

Professional Awards:

April 2008 Evidence Based Practice Award & Scholarship from the Omicron PI chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for research in developing an academic support program for success of culturally diverse nursing students.

Research/Grant Awards:

June 2019 William Paterson University Alumni Association Grant award for research in conducting Peer Mentoring: A program for student success

ART 2014 Peer Mentoring: A Program for Student Success- Principal Investigator

Professional Organizations:

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society Iota Alpha Chapter President
American Nurses Association
National League of Nurses
New Jersey State Nurses Association