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nursing educator

Carolyn Auerhahn, American nursing educator. Registered Nurse, New York; certified adult nurse practitioner AANP; certified adult nurse practitioner, geriatric nurse practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center. Grant New York State Health Department, 1985-1986.


Auerhahn, Carolyn was born on September 21, 1945.


Diploma, Bellevue School Nursing, 1966. Bachelor of Science summa cum laude, Pace University, 1979. Master of Science, Columbia University, 1981.

Doctor of Education, Columbia University, 1996.


Staff nurse medical-surgical South Nassau Communities Hospital, Oceanside, New York, 1966. Staff nurse pediatrics Nassau County Medical Center, Meadowbrook Hospital, East Meadow, 1966-1967. Staff nurse St. John's Riverside Hospital, Yonkers, 1971-1978.

Staff nurse outpatient department Westchester County Medical Center, Valhalla, 1980, clinical nurse specialist/adult nurse practitioner, 1981-1987. Private practice diabetes nurse practitioner New York Medical College, 1985-1987. Assistant professor nursing, director geriatric nurse pract. program Columbia University School Nursing, New York City, since 1987, assistant dean student services, since 1998.


  • Registered Nurse, New York. Certified adult nurse practitioner AANP. Certified adult nurse practitioner, geriatric nurse practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Active AACN/NHSC Faculty Advocate/Minority Mentor project. Member American Nurses Association, American Diabetes Association, American Association Diabetes Educators, Rachmiel Levine Diabetes Foundation (board directors 1983-1987), Westchester-Putnam Diabetes Association (professional education committee 1983-1985), American Academy Nurse Practitioners, New York State Nurses Association (district 16, board directors 1984-1985, nominating chair 1982-1983), Bellevue Alumnae Association, Sigma Theta Tau, Kappa Delta Pi.