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Faculty Bios - Patricia Joffe

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  • Patricia Joffe, Ph.D., A.P.R.N., B.C., C.N.S.
    Professor
     

    E-mail: pjoffe@njcu.edu 
    Phone: (201) 200-3358

    Education

    Ph.D. Nursing Science, Union Institute and University
    M.S. Nursing (Maternal Child Nursing clinical specialization), State University of New Jersey - Rutgers

    Background

    Dr. Patricia Joffe holds a Ph.D. in Nursing Science from the Union Institute and University, and an MS in Nursing with a clinical specialty in Maternal Child Nursing from Rutgers, The State University. Dr. Joffe is certified in New Jersey as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner/Clinical Nurse Specialist and school nurse. Her faculty practice is in the area of pediatric chronic illness. At present, she works with medically fragile children at AIDS Resource Foundation for Children in their group foster homes – St Clare’s Homes for Children. Prior to this, her faculty practice was as clinical nurse specialist in a community health agency caring for underserved population of chronically ill children and pediatric home care for chronically ill children. She serves as a consultant and lecturer in the area of pediatric chronic illness. She is also a pediatric legal nurse expert.

    Dr Joffe has been a faculty member at New Jersey City University for 18 years. She has served for 15 years as the faculty advisor for Kappa Eta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society serving as its president and international delegate from 2005 to 2007. Presently, she is the chairperson of the Health Fair Committee, coordinator of the Wear Red for Woman’s Health Campaign, and Chairperson of the College Wide Committee for faculty range adjustment.