Lewenson, Sandra Beth

Professor
Lienhard School of Nursing,
Pace University
861 Bedford Road,
Pleasantville, NY 10570
Phone: (914)-773-3331
Fax: (914)-773-3345
Email: slewenson@pace.edu

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Education: Professor Lewenson holds the following degrees: EdD and MEd (Professorial Role) from Teachers College Columbia University, New York, NY; MS (Professorial Role) from Mercy College, NY; BS (Nursing) from Hunter College-Bellevue School of Nursing, NY. 

Areas of Expertise: History of Nursing, Community and Public Health
Professor Lewenson currently teaches courses in nursing history, historical research methodology, leadership, decision-making, and nursing education.
 
Current Areas of Research:
Historical research methodology; History of Nursing Education, History of Public Health Nursing
 
Professional Experience: Dr. Lewenson integrates nursing’s rich history into her work as professor of nursing. She weaves her love of nursing history into her courses including those on decision-making, nursing education, and nursing history. She has been the recipient of the Outstanding Scholarship and Research Award from Teachers College, Columbia University, inducted into the Hall of Fame of the Alumni Association of Hunter College, and received the American Association for the History of Nursing Lavinia Dock Award for Historical Scholarship and Research in Nursing for her seminal work, Taking Charge: Nursing, Suffrage, and Feminism in America, 1873-1920.  She won two American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Awards in 2008 for Capturing Nursing History: A Guide to Historical Methods in Research and Decision-Making in Nursing: Thoughtful Approaches for Practice.  Her colleagues at Pace University awarded her the 2008-2009 Keenan Award for Teaching Excellence. Dr. Lewenson received the AAHN Mary M. Roberts Award for 2013 Nursing Interventions Through Time: History as Evidence  and the AAHN President's Award for Outstanding Service.  Dr. Lewenson is a member of the American Academy of Nursing and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society.
 
List of Recent Publications:

Keeling, A. & Lewenson, S.B. (2013). A nursing historical perspective on the “medical home”: Impact on health policy.  Nursing Outlook, 61(5), 360-366.

Lewenson, S. B. (2013).  “Nurses Training May be Shifted”: The story of Bellevue and Hunter College, 1942-1969. Nursing History Review, 21, pp.14-32.

Lewenson, S. B. (2013).  Historical research in nursing: A current outlook. In C. Beck, Routledge International Handbook of Qualitative Nursing Research, London, Routledge.

Lewenson, S. B. & Truglio-Londrigan , M. (2013). Learning the faculty role:  Using the evolving case story of Professor Able in an online Masters of Nursing Education Program. Journal of Nursing Education, 52 (2), 98-103.

Lewenson, S. B. (2012). Chapter 2: A Historical Perspective on Policy, Politics and Nursing. In D. J. Mason, J. K. Leavitt, and M.W. Chaffee (Eds.), Policy and politics in nursing and health care (6th ed.) (pp. 12-18). St. Louis, MO: Saunders Elsevier.

Lewenson, S. B.  & Truglio-Londrigan, M.  (2013). Chapter 3: Assessment: Using the public health nursing assessment tool. In  M. Truglio-Londrigan & S. B. Lewenson (Eds.). Public health nursing: Practicing  Population-Based Care  2nd Ed. . Boston: Jones & Bartlett.

Truglio-Londrigan, M., Singleton, J., Lewenson, S. B. , & Lopez, L. (2013). Chapter 18: Conversation about primary health care. In  M. Truglio-Londrigan & S. B. Lewenson (Eds.). Public health nursing: Practicing  population-based care  2nd Ed. . Boston: Jones & Bartlett.

Truglio-Londrigan, M.  & Lewenson, S.B. (Eds.) (2013). Public health nursing: Practicing Population-Based Care 2nd Ed. Boston: Jones & Bartlett.D’Antonio, P. & Lewenson, S.B. (EdS), 2011). Nursing Interventions Through Time: History as Evidence. New York: Springer.

Lewenson, S. B. (2012). Chapter 2: A historical perspective on policy, politics and nursing. In D. J. Mason, J. K. Leavitt, and M.W. Chaffee (Eds.), Policy and politics in Nursing and Health Cares (6th ed.) (pp. 12-18). St. Louis, MO: Saunders Elsevier

Lewenson, S. B.  (2011). Chapter 11: Historical research method. In H. J. Speziale & D. R. Carpenter (Eds.)Qualitative research (Eds.),in nursing: Advancing the humanistic imperative, (5th ed.)(pp.225-248). Philadelphia: Lippincott

Lewenson, S. B. (2011). Chapter 12: Historical research in practice, education, and administration. In H. J. Speziale & D. R. Carpenter (Eds.). Qualitative research in nursing: Advancing the humanistic imperative, (5th ed.) (pp. 249-299). Philadelphia Lippincott.

Lewenson, S. B. & Herrmann, E. (Eds.). (2008). Capturing nursing history: A guide to historical methods in research. New York: Springer.

Lewenson, S. B. & Truglio-Londrigan, M. (Eds.). (2008).Decision-making in nursing: Thoughtful approaches for practice. Boston: Jones & Bartlett.