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Diane Reynolds

Assistant Professor of Nursing

B.S., Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing, CUNYM.S., SUNY DownstateEd.D., Teachers College, Columbia University


Having grown up just a few blocks from the Brooklyn Campus, Diane Reynolds is delighted to be back in Fort Greene. Since joining the faculty in 2002, Dr. Reynolds has taught courses in pathophysiology, health assessment and medical-surgical nursing. She currently coordinates and teaches the Advanced Medical-Surgical Nursing course to senior nursing students. Dr. Reynolds has achieved certification in oncology nursing and as a certified nurse educator. In addition to teaching, Dr. Reynolds enjoys traveling, the theatre, cooking and eating!


Adult Medical-Surgical Nursing, Oncology Nursing, HPV and Cervical Cancer


  • Author, “Prostate Cancer Screening in African-American Men: Barriers and Methods for Improvement,” published in the American Journal of Men's Health (2007)
  • Author, “Literature Review of Theory Based Empirical Studies Examining Adolescent Tanning Practices,” published in Dermatology Nursing (2007)
  • Author, “Spotlight on research: Review of ‘A pilot study of chlorhexidine and benzydamine oral rinses for the prevention and treatment of irradiation mucositis in patients with head and neck cancer,’” published in ORL-Head and Neck Nursing (2007)
  • Co-author, “African-American Spirituality: A Process of Honoring God, Others, and Self,” published in the Journal of Holistic Nursing (2007)
  • Author, “Examining Spirituality in Women with Breast Cancer: Holistic Nursing Practice” (2005)
  • Author, “Cervical Cancer in Hispanic Women,” published in the Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing (2004)


  • Recipient, Merit-based Award, Cynthia Davis Sculco Scholarship Fund, Teacher’s College, Columbia University (2007-2008, 2006-2007, 2005-2006)
  • Selected to be the first NLN Ambassador for the School of Nursing (2006)
  • Recipient, Promise of Nursing for New York Regional Faculty Fellowship (2006)
  • Recipient, Merit-based Award, Elisabeth Phillips Scholarship Fund, Teacher’s College, Columbia University (2004-2005)
  • Recipient, sponsorship from the Oncology Nursing Society through a grant from the National Cancer Institute to attend the Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Program for Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Serving Institutions for Nurse Educators (2005)
  • Recipient, grant from Teacher’s College, Columbia University, to attend the State of the Science Conference (2004)
  • Recipient, Merit-based Award, Caroline E. Stackpole Scholarship Fund, Teacher’s College, Columbia University (2003-2004)
  • Recipient, educational grant from the Oncology Nursing Society Foundation for Leadership, Information, and Research (CLIR) from Amgen to attend the Oncology Nursing Society’s National Conference on Hematologic Toxicities (2003)

  • Certified as a Nurse Educator (CNE) on June 7, 2006 (Effective until 2011)
  • Member, Eastern Nursing Research Society (2007 – present)
  • Member, Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science (2006-present)
  • Member, American Cancer Society-Cancer Action Network (2005-present)
  • Member, Scholarship Committee, National Association of Catholic Nurses (2005-present)
  • Member, National Association of Catholic Nurses (1997- present)
  • Member, Oncology Nursing Society - New York City chapter (2005-present)
  • Member, ONS Special Interest Group: Spiritual Care (2004-present)
  • Member, ONS Special Interest Group: Hospice (2004-present)
  • Member, Oncology Nursing Society (1993-present)
  • Member, National League of Nursing (1989-present)
  • Member, Lambda Iota Upsilon
  • Member, Kappa Delta Pi
  • Member, Sigma Theta Tau, Alpha Zeta chapter

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