PhD, MSN, CRNP, CNE, FAANP
Associate Clinical Professor
Division of Undergraduate Nursing
Accelerated Career Entry B.S.N. Department
Bellet Building, Rm. 1232
Dr. Linda Dayer-Berenson earned her PhD from Rutgers University (formerly the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - School of Health Related Professions) in Stratford, NJ in 2011. Her dissertation was titled "The Impact of A Culturally Competent Educational Intervention on African American Chronic Pain Patients". She was inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners in 2011. In addition, she was further honored by the AANP as the recipient of the 2007 Nurse Practitioner Award of Excellence for the State of New Jersey. Dr. Dayer-Berenson's MSN from Widener University was in critical care nursing (CNS) and her post Master's certificate prepared her as an adult NP. Her research interest areas are cultural competence, pharmacology, music therapy and pain management. She is certified as an Adult NP by ANCC and as a certified nurse educator by the NLN. She is licensed as a CRNP and as an RN in PA and NJ. She has published and presented on cultural competence, pain management, polypharmacy and other nursing topics. She will be teaching in both the undergraduate and graduate programs at CNHP and is the author of the textbook entitled "Cultural Competencies Impact on Health and Illness" published by Jones and Bartlett (2010) which is currently in its second edition which was published in 2013.