Title: Associate Professor
Company: Lehman College
Location: White Plains, New York, United States
Cassandra Dobson, an associate professor at Lehman College, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the field of nursing education.
With more than three decades of practiced expertise in health care, Dr. Dobson has achieved professional success through her specialty in nursing administration and education. Since 2005, she has earned distinction as an associate professor at her alma mater, the City University of New York Herbert H. Lehman College, where she has taught courses in clinical nursing research, advanced nursing and humanistic nursing. Initially joining the faculty staff as an assistant professor, Dr. Dobson has since advanced to serve as the director of undergraduate studies.
While working as a professor at Lehman College, Dr. Dobson also found success as an administrative nurse manager for the Montefiore Medical Center for more than 25 years. During this time, she served as a quality management analyst from 2004 until 2006. She first became involved in her profession as a clinical instructor at North Central Hospital, where she worked between 1990 and 1995. Outside of her primary professional endeavors, Dr. Dobson has also maintained involvement in nonprofit advocacy as the co-founder of Westchester Sickle Cell Disease Outreach, an organization that seeks to provide patients with the resources they need to lead fulfilling lives with sickle cell disease.
Prior to embarking upon her professional journey, Dr. Dobson earned a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science at Lehman College. Following this accomplishment, she received a Doctor of Philosophy from the School of Nursing at Columbia University. Since graduating she has focused her research primarily on the study of sickle cell disease, pain management and equity in health care for underserved populations. Dr. Dobson has also contributed a peer-reviewed chapter in “Black and Adolescent Girls: Facing Life Challenges,” and various articles in the American Journal of Nursing and the Journal of National Black Nurses Association.
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