Sonenberg, Andrea

Associate Professor
Lienhard School of Nursing
861 Bedford Road,
Pleasantville, NY 10570
Phone: (914) 773-3534
Fax: (914) 773-3345
Email: asonenberg@pace.edu
 

 


Education: Professor Sonenberg holds the following degrees: PhD from Columbia University, New York, NY; MS (Nursing) from Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.; BS (Nursing) Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY; BA (Biology/Neurobiology and Behavior) from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.          

Areas of Expertise: Nurse-Midwifery and Women’s Health Advanced Nursing Practice
                                                                                                             
Current Area of Research: Health policy related to the regulation of advanced nursing practice; global regulation and utilization of advanced practice nurses for the expansion of access to care to vulnerable populations.
 
Professional Experience:  Professor Sonenberg joined the Lienhard School of Nursing, Pace University in 2008, as an Assistant Professor.  She  has taught Essentials of Professional Nursing, Fundamentals of Nursing Practice, Professional and Therapeutic Communication, Women’s Health/Maternal & Newborn Nursing in the Undergraduate Program.  In her current position as Associate Professor in the Graduate Program, she has taught Advanced Physical Assessment (including the Prenatal Care module); Advanced Nursing in Primary Health Care (the graduate core signature course that she was instrumental in developing); Advanced Clinical Management (Women’s Health Module); and Health Policy in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program. Dr. Sonenberg also developed the Global Health Concentration curriculum for the new Bachelor of Science in Health Science degree.  From 2010-2011, she provided clinical services as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner in the University Health Care Unit.  She serves on the Fulbright Committee, the Faculty-Student Research Committee, the Writing Center Advisory Board, and the Sexual Misconduct Committee.
 

Publications:

Truglio-Londrigan, M., Lewenson, S., & Sonenberg, A. (2014; In development; Contracted with Publisher). Caring for Populations: Practicing Primary Health Care in Nursing.  Boston:  Jones and Bartlett.

Sonenberg, A., Murray, E.S., & Whelan, E.M. (In publication; Invited). The Affordable Care Act: Historical Context and an Introduction to the State of Health Care in the United States. In Mason, D. J., Outlaw, F., Gardner, D., and O’Grady, E. (2014). Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care (7th ed.) St. Louis: Saunders Elsevier.

Leavitt, J.K. & Sonenberg, A. (In publication; Invited). Political Appointments. In Mason, D. J., Outlaw, F., Gardner, D., and O’Grady, E. (2014). Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care (7th ed.) St. Louis: Saunders Elsevier.

Sonenberg, A., Leavitt, J.K. & Mondavo, W. (In Publication; Invited). Learning the Ropes. In Mason, D. J., Outlaw, F., Gardner, D., and O’Grady, E. (2014). Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care (7th ed.) St. Louis: Saunders Elsevier.

Sonenberg A. (In publication; 2014). Menopause. In Singleton, J., et al. Primary Care (2nd Ed.). New York: Springer Publishing Company. (Invited)

Sonenberg, A. (June 2013). A Cultural Framework for the Introduction of New Health Care Delivery Models. Seminar Electronic Annals of the 17th Annual Brazilian National Nursing Research Seminar. (Invited Publication)

Sonenberg, A. (June 2013). Examining current state nurse practitioner regulatory policies and their potential impact on health care access. Seminar Electronic Annals of the 17th Annual Brazilian National Nursing Research Seminar. (Invited Publication)

Leavitt, J. & Sonenberg, A. (2014). Getting Involved: Public Policy and the Decision-Making Process. In    Lewenson, S. & Truglio-Londrigan, M. (Eds.). Decision-Making for Nursing Leaders: Thoughtful Approaches for Practice (2nd Ed.). Boston: Jones and Bartlett Publishers. (Invited)

Sonenberg, A. & Murray, E.S. (2013). Appendix:  The Affordable Care Act: Historical Context and an Introduction to the State of Health Care in the United States. In Mason, D. J., Leavitt, J. K., & Chaffee, M. W. (2012). Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care (6th  Ed., Reprint) St. Louis: Saunders Elsevier. (Invited)

Sonenberg, A. (2010).  Medicaid and state regulation of nurse-midwives: the challenge of data retrieval. Politics, Policy, and Nursing Practice. 11(4):235-239.

Sonenberg, A. (2010) Medicaid and state regulation of nurse-midwives: the challenge of data retrieval. Politics, Policy, and Nursing Practice. 11(4):235-239. (Peer-reviewed)

Presentations:

November 2014 2nd International Conference on Nursing and Health Care “Population-based primary Health care course”

November 2014  Northeast Conference of Public Administrators “Collaborative Regulation: Can standardizing and modernizing nurse practitioner regulatory policies improve health outcomes?”

October 2014  American Academy of Nursing Annual Conference; “Implementing the ACA: The Influence of Nurse Practitioner Regulatory Policies on Workforce, Access to Care, and Primary Care Health Outcomes”

April 2014 Lienhard School of Nursing: The Advanced Practice Nurse Role: A Global Perspective "Direct and Indirect Nursing Implications of the Affordable Care Act:  Professional Contributions to Improving the Population's Health" 

Fall 2013 Lienhard School of Nursing: Scholarly Colloquium.“Improving Access to Care through Policy Regulation of Practice of Primary Care Providers” LSN Fall 2013 Scholarly Colloquium.

June 2013 17th Annual Brazilian National Nursing Research Seminar “Examining current state nurse practitioner regulatory policies and their potential impact on health care access” (Invited; Panel Session)

June 2013 17th Annual Brazilian National Nursing Research Seminar “A Cultural Framework for the Introduction of New Health Care Delivery Models” (Invited; Oral Presentation)

April 2013 Rudin Foundation Educators’ Institute “The Advanced Practice Nurse Role: A Global Perspective” “Factors for Consideration in the Introduction of Delivery Models in Health Care Systems Globally: An International Study” (Invited; Oral Presentation)

April 2013 Pace University 1st Annual Faculty Scholarship Day “Examining current state nurse practitioner regulatory policies and their potential impact on health care access” (Peer Reviewed; Poster Session)

March 2013 American Society for Public Administration's 74th Annual Conference “Implementing ACA: The Role of Public Administrators and Nurse Practitioners in Reforming State Regulatory Policy” (Peer reviewed; Panel Presentation)

November 2012 3rd annual Northeast Conference of Public Administration “Implementing ACA: The Role of Public Administrators and Nurse Practitioners in Reforming State Regulatory Policy” (Peer reviewed; Panel Presentation)