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Lisette Dorfman
Lisette Dorfman      Assistant Professor of Nursing
Ph.D. Rutgers University 
M.S.N. Pace University
B.S.N. Dominican College

Areas of Interest 
  • Nursing Leadership
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Nursing Theory and Research 

Courses Taught
  • NURS 109 Professional Roles and Contemporary Issues in Nursing
  • NURS 209 Theoretical and Research Foundations of Nursing
  • NURS 402 Process of Leadership in Nursing
  • NURS 434 Psychiatric Nursing
  • NURS 502 Advanced Nursing Research

Dr. Dorfman serves as a Thesis Adviser for the graduate nursing program (NURS
700) as well as academic adviser for the undergraduate honors’ nursing students. 

Committee Affiliations
Member, Graduate Ad Hoc Committee
Member, Institutional Review Board     

Professional Affiliations
Sigma Theta Tau International
The Academy of Cognitive Therapy
The American Nurses Association 

The Business Council of Westchester: Rising Stars- Westchester’s Forty Under Forty        
New York-Presbyterian Nursing Leadership Award 

Recent Publications
Dorfman, L.  “Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety,” Behavioral Health News, Fall 2013; 1.

Dorfman, L. “Workplace Etiquette,” Advance for Nurses, August 12, 2013.

Moran, Harris, Ward-Miller, Radosta, Dorfman, Espinosa “Improving Care on Mental Health Wards with Hourly Rounds,” Nursing Management 2011; 18.      

Rodriguez, L., “The Effects of Depression on Physical and Mental Health,” Mental Health News, Fall 2008.

Rodriguez, L., “A Closer Look: The Benefits and Effectiveness of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy on a Female-Specific Unit for Treatment of Bipolar Disorder,” Issues in Mental Health Nursing 2007, 28: 533.

Rodriguez, L., “Making Patients Happy,” Advance for Nurses 2007; 7: 24-27.