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Dr. Mary T. Infantino

Director, Graduate Program/Advanced PracticeAssociate Professor of NursingChair

B.S., Molloy College, Rockville Centre, NYM.S., Adelphi University, Garden City, NY
Post Graduate, SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY
PhD., Adelphi University, Garden City, NY

Description

Dr. Infantino has been an RN for 29 years and a Nurse Practitioner for 20 years. She has an active practice in primary care and womens health and has been teaching nurses since 1993. While Dr. Infantino teaches in both the BS and MS program, her focus has been as the Director of the Advanced Practice MS Programs in Nursing. Most recently, she was appointed as the Chairman of the Nursing Department.

Specialties

Adult Nurse Practitioner
Clinical Nurse Specialist

Publications

Editorial manuscript reviewer for Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 2010

Astrazeneca Pharmaceuticals.  Principal Investigator of this 1500 participant and $40,000 funded  study on The patterns and prevalence  of gastroesophageal reflux symptoms in peri-menopausal and menopausal women.

Infantino, M.T. Management of the Menopausal Woman Experiencing GERD Symptom Menopause Management,   September-October 2009.

Infantino, M.T. The patterns and prevalence of gastroesophageal reflux disease in peri-menopausal and menopausal women. The Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, May 2008.

Infantino, M.T.(December 2006)Approaches to the male client in a reproductive health care setting. Womens Health Care: A Practical Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 5(6),29-31.

Infantino, M.T. The patterns and prevalence of gastroesophageal reflux disease in peri-menopausal and menopausal women. The Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, accepted for publication January 2007 (Published May 2008).

Infantino, M.T. Gardening: A strategy for health promotion in older women. Journal of New York State Nurses Association, Fall/Winter 2004-2005 issue.

Infantino, M.T. The lived experience of leisure gardening among older women. Abstract, Journal of Womens Health, May 2004.

Honors/Awards

  • Sigma Theta Tau, 1984-present.
  • Magna Cum Laude, Molloy College, 1981.
  • Magna Cum Laude, Adelphi University, 1985.

Professional Affiliations

  • National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Womens’ Health, 2005-2008.
  • Nurse Practitioner Association of Long Island, 2002-present.
  • New York State Nurse Practitioner Association, 2002-present.
  • American Nurse Association of Occupational Nurses, 1997-2000.
  • American Nurses Association, 1981-1999.

Lectures and Presentations

5th Annual Nursing Research Conference, "The prevalence and pattern of gastroesophageal reflux symptoms in peri-menopausal and menopausal women," New York University, New York, April 2005.

12th Annual Congress on Womens Health, "The lived experience of leisure gardening among older women," South Carolina, June 2004.

New York State Nurses Association Annual Convention, "The lived experience of leisure gardening among older women," Rochester, NY, October 2003.

Sigma Theta Tau, Nursing Entrepreneurship Conference, Topic: "Holistic nursing practice," 1996.

Guest, "The Heart Show" WOR 710 AM Radio, Natural approaches to menopause November 2009    

Guest, "The Heart Show" WOR 710 AM Radio,  Osteoporosis, May2010

Guest Host, "The Heart Show," WOR 710 AM Radio, "Nutrition and menopause," November 2006.

Guest Host, "The Heart Show," WOR 710 AM Radio, "Issues in women's health," August 2006.

St. Francis Hospital Second Annual Nursing Research Conference, "The patterns and prevalence of gastroesophageal reflux disease in peri-menopausal and menopausal women," December 2006.

St. Francis Hospital Second Annual Nursing Research Conference, "The patterns and prevalence of gastroesophageal reflux disease in peri-menopausal and menopausal women," December 2005.

Guest Host, "The Heart Show, "WOR 710 AM Radio, "The prevention, diagnosis and management of Alzheimers Disease," November 2005.

The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health Annual Conference, "The prevalence and pattern of gastroesophageal reflux symptoms in peri-menopausal and menopausal women," Naples, Florida, September 2005.

Sigma Theta Tau Research Day, "The lived experience of leisure gardening among five older women in suburbia," Roslyn, NY, 2002.

Doctoral dissertation oral defense, "The lived experience of leisure gardening among five older women in suburbia," Adelphi University, 2001.

Doctoral dissertation forum, proposal for research inquiry into "The lived experience of leisure gardening among the well-elderly,"Adelphi University, 1999.

Nurse Practitioner Association of Long Island, Topic: "Complementary approaches to women's health," 1995.

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