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Daisy Cruz-Richman, PhD, RN

Professor and Dean

Tel: (718) 270-7632/7600 • Fax: (718) 270-7636


Academic Qualifications:
  • PhD in Psychology, New School for Social Research
  • MA in Developmental Psychology, New School for Social Research
  • MEd in Curriculum and Instruction, Columbia University
  • MS in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, Hunter College, CUNY
  • BSN, University of the East , Manila, Philippines
  • Certificate in Oncological Nursing, New York University
  • Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York
Professional Activities (Selected):
  • Fellow, American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) – Wharton Executive Leadership
  • Fellow, Helene Fuld – AACN Leadership for Academic Nursing
  • National Advisory Committee Member, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), New Careers in Nursing- 2008 to present
  • Grant Reviewer, RWJF New Careers in Nursing, 2008- present
  • Board of Trustees Member, University of the East Foundation, 2001- present
  • Advisory Board Member, New York State Area Health Education Center, 2004- present
  • Board Director, Brooklyn Nursing Partnership (Academic & Practice), 2004 to present
  • Registered Grant Reviewer, Health Resources Service Administration (HRSA), 2004-present
  • New York State Council of Deans and Directors of Baccalaureate and Higher Degree Programs, Nominating Committee Member, 2014
  • Reviewer, Johnson and Johnson – AACN Nurse Faculty Scholarship Program, 2014, 2007
  • Chair, AACN RN-BSN Task Force, 2012
  • AACN Bylaws Task Force Member, 2011
  • Co-President, Brooklyn Nursing Partnership (Academic & Practice), 2009-2010
  • AACN Task Force Member, Revision of the Baccalaureate Essentials, 2006- 2008
  • Chair, Review Panel on "Career Ladder in Nursing," HRSA-Division of Nursing, 2006
  • AACN Baccalaureate Education Conference Committee Member,  2004- 2005
  • AACN Government Affairs for Political Advocacy Stars Award, 2004
  • Represented AACN at Health Professions & Nursing Coalition (HPNEC) on "Meeting the Need: Title VII and VIII Health Professions Trainees in Underserved Areas," 2004, Capitol Hill, Washington, DC
  • Philippine Nurses Association, Research Award, 2003
  • Chair, Board of Trustees, University of the East Foundation, 1999-2001
  • Founding President, University of the East College of Nursing Alumni Association-USA, North East Chapter, 2000
  • American Psychological Association, Gerontology Division, Research Award, 1997