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Judith Aponte
Position: Associate Professor
Campus Affiliation: Hunter College
Phone: 212-481-7568
Degrees/Diplomas: DNSc, RN, BC, CCM
Research Interests: Diabetes, large data sets, community/public health

Professional Interests:
Diabetes, large data sets, community/public health

Primary Teaching Areas:

Community/Public Health Nursing, Diabetes Management, Health Disparities, Large Data Sets

Selected Publications:

  • Nokes, K., Aponte, J., Nickitas, D., Mahon, P., Rodgers, B., Reyes, N., Chaya, J., & Dornbaum, M.  (in press). Teaching homecare electronic documentation skills to undergraduate nursing students.  Nursing Education Perspectives.

  • Aponte, J. (2011). The Prevalence of Asymptomatic and Symptomatic Peripheral Arterial Disease and Peripheral Arterial Disease Risk Factors in the US Population. Holistic Nursing Practice, 25(3), 147-161.

  • Aponte, J. & Egues, A. (2010). A School of Nursing – Wellness Center Partnership: Creating Collaborative Practice Experiences for Undergraduate U.S. Senior Nursing Students. Holistic Nursing Practice, 24(3), 158-168.

  • Aponte, J. (2010). Key elements of large survey data sets. Nursing Economic$, 28(1), 1-10.

  • Aponte, J. (2010). Addressing Low-Density Lipoprotein (LDL) in Mexican Americans with Diabetes in the NHANES (1999-2000 and 2001-2002). Holistic Nursing Practice, 24(2), 99-106.

  • Aponte, J. (2009). Diabetes-Risk Factors in Mexican Americans with Diabetes. Medsurg Nursing: The Journal of Adult Health, 18(5), 265-301.

  • Aponte, J. (2009). Meeting the Linguistic Needs of an Urban Community. Home Healthcare Nurse, 27(5), 1-6.

  • Aponte, J. (2009). Diabetes-Related Risk Factors Across Hispanic Subgroups in the HHANES (1982-1984). Public Health Nursing, 26(1), 23-38.

  • Aponte, J. (2009). Addressing Cultural Heterogeneity Among Hispanic Subgroups Using Campinha-Bacote's Model of Cultural Competency. Holistic Nursing Practice, 23(1), 3-12.

  • Aponte, J. & Nickitas, D. (2007). Community as Client: Reaching an Underserved Urban Community and Meeting Unmet Primary Health Care Needs. Journal of Community Health Nursing, 24(3), 177-190.
    Under Revision and Work in Progress:

  • Aponte, J. (In progress). The Prevalence of Asymptomatic and Symptomatic Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) and PAD-Risk Factors in the US Population

Education:

  • Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, N.Y.
    D.N.Sc, Nursing (2004)
    Dissertation: "Diabetes Mellitus in the Hispanic US Population with Trending of Mexican Americans"
    Dissertation was conducted using the HHANES 1982-1984 and NHANES 1999-2000 data sets.
    Honors: Alpha Zeta Chapter

  • Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing, Hunter College of the City University of New York, New York, N.Y.
    M.S.N., Nursing (1998)
    Honors: Alpha Phi Chapter

  • Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing, Hunter College of the City University of New York, New York, N.Y.
    B.S.N., Nursing (1994)

  • New York City Technical College of the City of New York, New York, N.Y.
    A.A., Liberal Arts (1991)