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Education and Training
PhD Case Western Reserve University
MN University of Washington
BSN University of Washington

Bobbie Berkowitz, PhD, RN, FAAN
Mary O'Neil Mundinger Professor
Professor of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health
Senior Vice President, Columbia University Medical Center

Research/Clinical Interests
public health nursing practice
health disparities, public health systems and services research, health policy

Selected Publications
Berkowitz, B. (2011) The Policy Process. In: Mason, DJ, Leavitt, JK, & Chaffee, MW,Policy and Politics in Nursing and Health Care, Sixth Edition, St. Louis, Elsevier.
Berkowitz, B. (2010) What if policy efforts fail? Nursing Outlook, 58(3).
Berkowitz, B. & Borchard, M. (2009). Advocating for the prevention of childhood obesity: A call to action for nursing. Online Journal of Issues in Nursing. 14(1).
Tilson, H. & Berkowitz, B (2006) The Public health enterprise: Examining our 21st century policy challenges. Health Affairs. 25(4): 900-911.
Berkowitz, B., & McCubbin, M. (2005) Advancing health disparities research: A conceptual approach. Nursing Outlook. 55(3):153-159.
Berkowitz, B., Nicola, R., Lafronza, V. & Bekemeier, B. (2005) Turning point's legacy. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. 11(2): 97-100.
Berkowitz, B. (2004) Rural public health service delivery: promising new directions. American Journal of Public Health. 94(10): 1678-1681.
Berkowitz, B. & Nicola, R. (2003) Public health infrastructure system change: Outcomes from the turning point initiative. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. 9(3): 224-227.
Ward, D, & Berkowitz, B. (2002) Arching the flood: How to bridge the gap between nursing schools and hospitals. Health Affairs. 21(5).
Berkowitz, B., Ivory, J., & Morris, T. (2002) Rural public health: policy and research opportunities. Journal of Rural Health, 18 (5): 186-196.
Honors & Awards
2006 Award of Merit (2006) Association of State and Territorial Directors Nursing
2006 Theodore R. Ervin Award for Outstanding Service, Public Health Foundation (2006)
2004 Hall of Fame Award (2004) Washington State Nurses Association
1997 19th Elizabeth Sterling Soule Lectureship (1997)
1994 University of Washington School of Nursing Distinguished Alumni Award (1994)
1993 American Public Health Association Creative Achievement Award in Nursing (1993)

2011-present Board of Directors, Visiting Nurse Service of New York
2010-present Board of Directors, Public Health Foundation
2010-present Research Advisory Panel, Association of American Medical Colleges
2009-present National Quality Forum Measures Prioritization Advisory Committee
2007-present Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine
2006-2010 Board of Directors, American Academy of Nursing

Professional Memberships
2011 New York Academy of Medicine
American Nurses Association
American Public Health Association
Sigma Theta Tau International
American Academy of Nursing
Institute of Medicine

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