Joanne C. Baldasare, D.H.S.c., R.N.

instructor, the Division of nursing


  • Doctorate, Health Science with focus in Global Health, Nova Southeastern University
  • M.S., Health Education, Sage Graduate School
  • B.S., Nursing, Russell Sage College
  • B.S., Elementary Education, St. John's University

Courses taught

  • Leadership and Management Quality Healthcare Systems

academic Research/interests

    Interest in HIV research in addition to other global health issues, cardiac and vascular diseases research

areas of expertise

Long-term care, alcohol and other substance abuse/behavioral health, clinical research

Why I teach

I enjoy helping others to learn and grow both personally and professionally and achieve much academic success. My main goal in teaching nursing classes is to help my students be the best nurses they can be.

Favorite Book

    "Foreign Body" by Robin Cook

Favorite film

Although I like all movies, I tend to favor the scary or suspenseful ones such as The Shining and The Ring. The Help in 2011 is also at the top of my list.

Best part of being at SVC

A family-like atmosphere with a breathtaking campus and a very friendly and helpful faculty.