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Cassandra Dobson
Position: Associate Professor
Campus Affiliation: Lehman College
Phone: 718-960-8398
Degrees/Diplomas: PhD, MS, BS, RN-BC
Research Interests: Sickle Cell Disease, Equity and Diversity care for under served populations
Professional Interests:
Research Focus​
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Pain Management
Primary Teaching Area:
  • Clinical Nursing Research, Advance Nursing Seminar
  • Humanisic Nursing
Selected Publications:
Peer Reviewed Book Chapters
  • Dobson, C. The Challenges Facing Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) patients During the Transitional Period from Adolescents to Adulthood:  in Dr. Collins book Black and Adolescent Girls: Facing Life Challenges
Peer Reviewed Journal Articles:
  • Dobson, C. Outcome Measurement of Self-Efficacy when Guided Imagery (GI) is used as an intervention for Sickle Cell Pain Management in Children age 6-11  (4/2015)
  • Dobson, C. & Byrne, M.: Guided Imagery for Children with Sickle Cell ages 6-11 in the American Journal of Nursing (AJN)(accepted July 2013 for publication in 2014) (25% acceptance rate)
  • Dobson, C. Sickle Cell Thalassemia Patient Network: Over two (2) Decades of providing Community Service; Submitted to Journal of National Black Nurses Association, May, 2013, Accepted November 2, 2013 (30% acceptance rate)
  • PhD- School of Nursing, Columbia University
  • MS- CUNY, Lehman College
  • BS- CUNY, Lehman College