Sharon Puchalski, DNP, WHNP-BC

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Office: University Hall 337
Phone: (973) 720-3488
Email: puchalskis1@wpunj.edu
Office Hours: Posted on office door

Department: Nursing
Position: Associate Professor

Area Specialization
Primary Care, Women's Health

Education:

BBA - Pace University

BSN: MSN Bridge Program -Seton Hall University

DNP – William Paterson University

Publications: Latest Publications

Puchalski (2018).  Effect of an Education Intervention on the Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices of Pregnant Women toward Influenza Immunization.  SF Nurs Health J 2:2.

Puchalski, S. (2017).  Physical activity:  Utilizing guidelines to promote health among pregnant women.   The Journal of Pregnancy and Reproduction.  DOI: 10.15761/JPR.1000107

Puchalski S, Tortorella T (2016).   Strategies to Improve Identification of Postpartum Depression, Follow up and Continuity of Care among Women. J Women’s Health Issues Care 5:4. doi:10.4172/2325-9795.1000239

Presentations: 2017 - present

August 2019 - Effect of an Education Intervention on the Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Pregnant Women toward Influenza Immunization. The Twelfth National Doctors of Nursing Practice Conference in Washington, DC.

March 2019 - Effect of an Education Intervention on the Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Pregnant Women toward Influenza Immunization.  Sigma Theta Tau International Iota Alpha Chapter Research Conference at William Paterson University of New Jersey.

September 2018 - Physical activity:  Utilizing guidelines to promote health among pregnant women. The Eleventh National Doctors of Nursing Practice Conference in Palm Springs, Ca.

April 2018 - Perceptions and experiences of undergraduate nursing students in pharmacology:  Strategies for success.  William Paterson University Explorations 2018: Research, Scholarship and Creative Expression 

April 2018 - Physical activity:  Utilizing guidelines to promote health among pregnant women.  William Paterson University Explorations 2018: Research, Scholarship and Creative Expression

April 2017 - Strategies to Improve Identification of Postpartum Depression, Follow up, and Continuity of Care among Women.  William Paterson University Explorations 2017: Research, Scholarship and Creative Expression

Full CV 

Professional Awards:

2018 - Daisy Faculty Award Honoree May 2018

2018 - March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Finalist - Women's Health

2017 - Daisy Faculty Award Recipient 

2016 - Iota Alpha Chapter of the Honor Society of Nursing Sigma Theta Tau   International Inductee as Nurse Leader                        

Research/Grants:    Completing 2-year ART June 30, 2018

Professional Organizations/Positions (Include year):

2018 - American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology

2014 – present     New Jersey State Nurses Association/member

2014 – present     American Nurses Association/member

2014 – present     Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH)/member

2008 - present      National League of Nursing/member