Berkeley College  Barbara Cohen

Barbara Cohen

Health Services

School of Health Studies


B.S.N., City University of New York, City College
M.S., Touro College
M.Ed., Columbia University
J.D., New York Law School
Ph.D., The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Professional and Teaching Experience

  • Faculty, Health Services, School of Health Studies, Berkeley College, July 2013 – present
  • Faculty, Health Services, School of Professional Studies, Berkeley College, July 2011 – July 2013 
  • Faculty Mentor, Dover Business College, 2011 – July 2013
  • Chair, Math and Sciences, Berkeley College, July 2010 – July 2011
  • Chair, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Berkeley College, July 2009 – July 2010
  • Assistant Chair, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Berkeley College, January 2009 – July 2009
  • Faculty, Health Services Management, Berkeley College, 2006 – January 2009
  • Registered Nurse, Community Counseling and Mediation Services, 2008 – 2012

Presentations, Publications, and Research

  • "Remembering Grace: A Personal Reflection on Death and Dying" in "New Conversations about End-of-Life Care," Nursing in the 21st Century, January 2015
  • "International Ramifications of Medical Repatriation" (Webinar), Second Annual Medico-Legal Conference, Bologna, Italy, July 2012
  • "Working with Claims Adjusters" (with Louise Hayes), Nursing Home Litigation and Case Preparation, 3rd Edition, 2011
  • "Walk Beside Me! Co-leading on the Discussion Board," Blackboard Connections Conference, 2011
  • “Use of Wimba Voiceboard in the Online Classroom,” Wimba Connect Conference, 2010

Awards and Recognitions

  • Berkeley College Faculty of the Year, New York, 2009-10 Academic Year
  • Berkeley College Best of the Best Online Award, 2009

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, New York State and Federal Bars
  • Member, New Jersey State and Federal Bars
  • Member, Sigma Theta Tau, the honor society of nursing

Other Skills, Interests, and Activities

  • Served on the Curriculum Committee, various faculty search committees, the Mobile Technology Committee, the Master of Public Administration Committee and the Legal Studies Committee
  • Online faculty mentor
  • Creation and delivery of health and wellness lecture series

Interview Topics

Assessment in Higher Education, Student-Centered Health and Wellness, Holistic Health, Teaching Across the Curriculum, Remediation for Adult Learners, Mentoring for Success, Legal and Healthcare Issues for Underserved Populations, Careers in Healthcare

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