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Donna M. Nickitas
Position: Executive Officer, Professor and Graduate Specialty Coordinator, Dual Degree Program Nursing Administration/Public Administration with Baruch College
Campus Affiliation: Hunter College
Phone: 212-481-4375
Degrees/Diplomas: PhD, RN, CNAA, BC
Research Interests: Service-learning, Community Engagement, Health Policy and Nursing Administration
Primary Teaching Areas: Health Policy, Dissertation Advisement, and Nursing Administration
Selected Publications:
  •  Nickitas, D.M, Middaugh, D.J, & Aries, N. (2011). Public Policy and Politics for Nurses and Other Health Professionals. Massachusetts: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.
  • Nickitas, D. M. & Gardner, D. (2013). Health Care Policy and Politics: The Risks and Rewards for Public Health Nurses. In Truglio-Londrigan, M. & Lewenson, S. (Eds.) Public Health Nursing: Practicing Population-Based Care. (3rd Edition), (201-221). Boston, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.
  • Nickitas, DM. (2011). Program Participants. In McKinnon, Tamara & Fitzpatrick, Joyce, (Eds.) Global Service Learning in Nursing- A Partnership Approach. (pp. 111-120). New York. National League for Nursing.
  • Nickitas, DM. (2011). Changing Lives (A Case Study). In. Leffers, Jeanne & Plotnick, Julia (Eds) Volunteering At Home and Abroad: The Essential Guide for Nurses. (pp.113-116). Indianapolis, IN: Sigma Theta Tau International.
  • Nickitas, D. M. (2011). Asking Questions and Appreciating Inquiry: A Winning Strategy for the Nurse Educator and Professional Nurse Learner. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing. 42, (3), 106-112.
  • Frederickson, K & Nickitas, DM. (2011). Chief Nursing Officer Executive Development: A Crisis or Challenge? Nursing Administration Quarterly, 35, (4), 433-353.
  • Mahon, PM., Nickitas, DM. & Nokes, K. (2010). Faculty Perceptions of Student Documentation Skills During the Transition from Paper-Based to Electronic Health Records Systems. Journal of Nursing Education, 49, (11), 615-621
Works in Progress:
Chapter in Books
Nickitas, DM. (In press). Nursing, Policy and Politics: Understanding the Connection and Importance of Getting Involved. Huston, Carol, (Editor), Professional Issues in Nursing. (3rd Edition).  Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Adelphi University                           1989                  PhD (Nursing)                 
Garden City, New York
New York University                         1978                MA (Nursing)                                     
New York, New York
SUNY at StonyBrook                         1976                BSN (Nursing)                       
Stonybrook, New York
Kingsborough Community                 1974                AAS (Nursing)                        
College, Brooklyn, New York