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Barbara DiCicco-Bloom
Position: Associate Professor
Campus Affiliation: College of Staten Island
Degrees/Diplomas: RN, PhD
Research Interests: Qualitative Research, Ethnography, Grounded Theory, Critical Theory, Relationships among Health Care Professionals, Hospice Care, Development of the Role of Nurse Practitioners

Professional Interests:


Qualitative Research

Ethnography,  Grounded  Theory             

Content Areas

Relationships among Health care Professionals and Patient Safety

Hospice Care

Development of the Role of Nurse Practitioners

Primary Teaching Areas:

Nursing Research, Qualitative Research and Mixed Methods

Selected Publications:

  • The experience of information sharing among primary care physicians with cancer survivors and their oncologists, Journal of Cancer Survivorship,  on-line December 2012  (hard copy-in press)
  • Developing a Model of Social Capital: Relationships in Primary Care, Advances in Nursing Science, July 2007
  • Qualitative Research Interview, Medical Education, April 2006, Silver Quill Award for most cited article 2009

 Works in Progress:

  • Collaboration between nurse practitioners and primary care physicians in primary care practices
  • The importance of Ethnography in Nursing Research


New York University Doctor of Philosophy, Nursing 1987-1995

New York University, MA Nursing Science 1978-1980

New York University,  Bachelor of Arts, Nursing Science,

Magna Cum Laude 1974-1977

Northeastern University,  Bachelor of Science, Biology 1969-1974