Office: University Hall 320
Phone: (973) 720-3476
Office Hours: Posted by office door or by Appointment
Position: Assistant Professor
Area Specialization Adult/Geriatric Medical – Surgical Nursing
BSN - The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.
MSN - William Paterson University
DNP - William Paterson University
Affinito, J. & Louie, K. (2018). Positive Coping and Self-Assessed Levels of Health and Burden in Unpaid Caregivers of Patients with End Stage Renal Disease Receiving Hemodialysis. Nephrology Nursing Journal, 45(4), 373-379.
Affinito, J. (2017). Recognizing Burden in Unpaid Caregivers of End Stage Renal Disease Patients. American Journal of Kidney Disease, 69(4), p. A18.
Mini podium 10th Annual DNP Conference, New Orleans, La. Advance Practice Nurses Assessing Burden in Caregiver and Care Recipient Dyads to Improve Population Health Outcomes. (September 2017).
Poster presentation Recognizing Burden in Unpaid Caregivers of End Stage Renal Disease Patients. National Kidney Foundation. Spring Clinical Meeting, Orlando, Fla.(April 2017).
Poster presentation Recognizing Burden in Unpaid Caregivers of End Stage Renal Disease Patients Sigma Theta Tau, Iota Chapter, Wayne, NJ. (2017)
Lecture, Care of the Renal Patient, William Paterson University (2012)
Speaker, Heart Healthy Care, Wayne, Bloomingdale, & Oakland senior citizen groups. (2010-2012).
Speaker, Rapid Response Teams, Magnetic Health Service Conference, Lakewood, NJ. (April 2008)
2019 Daisy Recognition
2018 Daisy Faculty Award
Recipient, Nephrology Nurse Educator Award, April 2000, American Nephrology Nurse Association
Recipient, Marie Miraglia Memorial Scholarship June 2000, Westwood Chapter of Unico National
Professional Organizations/Positions (Include year):
American Nurses Association – member (2000 to present)
Sigma Theta Tau – Iota Chapter – member (2002 present)
ANCC (to present) Adult Nurse Practitioner (2000 – present)
Certified Nephrology Nurse (1990 – 2004)
Member, American Nephrology Nurses Association Pediatric Special Interest Group
William Paterson University
300 Pompton Road
Wayne, New Jersey 07470