Northrup, Angela

Assistant Professor
Lienhard School of Nursing
Pace University
861 Bedford Road
Pleasantville, NY 10570
Phone: (914) 773-3328

Education:  Angela Northrup obtained her Family Nurse Practitioner Master's from Pace University, her BS in Nursing from SUNY Downstate and a BA in Anthropology from Brooklyn College CUNY.  She is studying for her DNSc from Columbia; her dissertation focuses on pediatric obesity prevention.

Areas of Expertise:  Conflict resolution, team building, delegation, and assertive communication for nurses.  Obesity prevention. 

Areas of Research: Professor Northrup's current research focuses on maternal perceptions for portion sizes for 2 and 3 year old children. 

Professional Experience:  Prior to becoming a full time faculty member at Pace University, Angela Northrup worked as a Clinical coordinator for physical assessment and clinical instructor and lecturer at Mount St. Mary College.  She also worked for Pace as a clinical coordinator for physical assessment and pediatrics courses as well as a clinical instructor, lecturer, and advisor.  She also has experience as a per diem staff nurse at St. Mary’s Rehabilitation Center for Children (a long-term care facility for pediatric patients).  Professor Northrup has also worked as a staff nurse at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.  In addition, she served as a First Lieutenant in the US Army Nurse Corps at Tripler Army Medical Center in Hawaii. 


Authored the Annotated Bibliography for Educating Nurses for Leadership, by Harriet Feldman and Martha Greenberg (2004).

Shortridge-Baggett, L. M., Malmgreen, C. P., & Wantroba, A. N.  (2004). Structured evaluation method for family assessment tools:  Evaluation of the Family APGAR. Brazilian Journal of Family, Health, and Development.