Dr. Paul Quinn
is the Director of Women and Children’s Services at The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, New Jersey. In this role, he oversees Labor and Delivery, Mother Baby, a Level III NICU, Pediatrics, and the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. His research interests include women’s health issues, nursing workforce issues, and perinatal quality outcomes. His research is published in respected peer-reviewed journals, including Nursing Research. Dr. Quinn is an international lecturer and has presented his research and evidence based advances at international, national, regional, and local conferences.
He has over twenty-five years of experience as a registered nurse and has practiced in the medical-surgical, critical care and maternal-child specialty areas. He is the author of two books Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Your Questions Answered and Birth Control: Your Questions Answered. Dr. Quinn is also the creator and administrator of the popular website, Prenatal Possibilities.com that nutritional and lifestyle education and resources for women regarding all aspects of pregnancy. He is a board member of the Maternal-Child Health Partnership of Northern New Jersey. He also has extensive experience as a nurse educator. Prior to joining the faculty at Dominican College in Orangeburg, New York where he teaches nursing research in both the undergraduate and graduate programs, he held faculty appointments at the College of Mount St. Vincent and Concordia College.
Dr. Quinn graduated from St. Vincent’s Hospital School of Nursing in New York City with a Diploma in Nursing. He earned a BS degree in Nursing from Pace University in New York City; a MS degree in Nursing with a specialty in nursing administration from the College of Mount St. Vincent, Bronx, New York; a Midwifery and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner post-master’s certificate from SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn, New York and a Ph.D. in Nursing from the CUNY Graduate Center in New York, NY. He holds national certification as a Nurse Midwife and national nursing certification in Medical-Surgical, Critical Care and Emergency Nursing.
Dr. Quinn is a Fellow in the New York Academy of Medicine and is a Luther Christman Fellow in the American Association of Men in Nursing. He is also a member of Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society, the American College of Nurse Midwives, the Eastern Nursing Research Society, the American Association of Critical-care Nurses, the Emergency Nurses Association, the American Nurses Association and the ANA-New York Chapter, and the Organization of Nurse Leaders of New Jersey.
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