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Jocelyn D’Antonio

Assistant Professor of Nursing

B.S., Molloy CollegeM.S., Adelphi UniversityPh.D., Walden University


Jocelyn D’Antonio received a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Molloy College, a master’s degree in mental health-psychiatric nursing from Adelphi University and a doctoral degree in health psychology from Walden University. Her areas of clinical expertise include hospice and end-of-life nursing, patient education and counseling, oncology, and community and global health. Dr. D’Antonio’s research interests encompass end-of-life nursing and the role of prosocial behaviors in advocacy and action in global health issues. She has published and presented on a variety of related topics including leukemia, the long-term effects of extreme hunger and malnutrition, and the role of diffusion of responsibility and attitude in charitable donating activity. Professional certifications have been earned from the Hospice and Palliative Nurses’ Association, the Oncology Nurses Society and the Association of Death Education and Counseling. She is an ELNEC (End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium) instructor. In addition, she also has earned certification by the American Nurses Credentialing Center in mental health-psychiatric nursing and has been awarded membership in two honor societies, Psi Chi and Sigma Theta Tau International. L.I. Cares, the Interfaith Nutrition Network and Lutheran World Relief are three of the anti-hunger organizations for which she volunteers.


End-of-Life Nursing Care, Global Health


  • Author, “The Physical, Emotional, Psychological and Cognitive Effects of Hunger and Malnutrition,” presented at the Transcultural Nursing Society Conference
  • Author, “Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia” published in the Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing
  • Co-author, “Resources for Patients with Lymphoid Malignancies” published in “Contemporary Issues in Lymphoma: A Nursing Perspective”
  • Author, “The Role of Online Support,” presented at the Association for Death Education and Counseling Conference
  • Author, “Financial Health Matters,” presented at the Oncology Nursing Society Congress and as part of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society national teleconference
  • Author, “Leukemia,” published in Nursing (2004)
  • Moderator, “Seasons of Survivorship,” presented as part of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society national teleconference

Professional Affiliations

Member, Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society
Member, Psi Chi Psychology Honor Society
Member, Association for Death Education and Counseling
Member, Oncology Nursing Society
Member, Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association

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