Todd F. Ambrosia

Title/Position: Asst. Professor of Clinical / Associate Dean, MSN Programs

Profile:
Dr. Ambrosia is board certified in Family Practice and is a Distinguished Fellow of the National Academies of Practice, Academy of Nursing. He is also a National Bravewell Fellow in  Integrative Medicine. His recent academic projects involve developing and implementing a Nursing Informatics program; and developing curricula related to international health initiatives. He is active clinically in Adolescent and Young Adult Primary Care, and has a research interest in increasing health promotion and reducing risk in young men. Dr. Ambrosia is a an Ambassador to the National Health Service Corps, U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services, and a member of the International Council of Nurses Advanced Practice and Education Committees.

Credentials
Todd F. Ambrosia, DNP, MSN, FNP-BC, FNAP

Education
MSN, Family Nurse Practitioner, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, 1998
Graduate Fellow, Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, 2006
DNP, University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies, 2013
Graduate Certificate, Executive Leadership for Health Professionals, Cornell University, 2014

Certifications / Licensure
ANCC – Family Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified, 3/2015

Research Grants (selected)
US - HRSA Grant – “Advanced Nursing Education Expansion Grant”
Program Director – Award Years 2010 to 2015.
$780,000
US - HRSA Grant – “Advanced Nursing Education Traineeship”
Program Director – Award Years 2014 to 2016.
$700,000

Presentations (selected)
Ambrosia, T., Rushinek, A., Rushinek, S. “Addressing Global Health Research Challenges Aided by Repurposing Digital Covert Surveillance Reconnaissance Systems”. University of Miami, PAHO Annual Conference. Miami Beach, FL, September, 2012.

Ambrosia, T. “Objective Structured Clinical Examination: Incorporating High Fidelity
Simulation”. International Advanced Nursing Conference. National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences. Taipei, Taiwan, November 23, 2013.

Ambrosia, T. “Objective Structured Clinical Examination:  Applications in Advanced Nursing
Education.” International Advanced Nursing Conference. National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences. Taipei, Taiwan, November 23, 2013.

Ambrosia, T. “Master’s Entry to Nursing Practice:  Applications to Enhance Generalist Nursing.”
International Advanced Nursing Conference. National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences. Taipei, Taiwan, November 23, 2013.

Lippincott, C., Ambrosia, T. “Developing a Master of Science in Nursing – Nursing Leadership in Informatics: Preparing Executive Nurse Informaticists.” American Association of Colleges of Nursing Masters Education Conference, Scottsdale, AZ. February, 2014.

Lippincott, C. Ambrosia, T. “The Suite Life: The Demand for Executive Nurse Informaticists.” American Nursing Informatics Association 2014 Annual Conference. Las Vegas, NV. Accepted for podium presentation for March, 2014.

Publications
Rushinek, A., Rushinek, S., Lippincott, C., and Ambrosia, T. (2014). Repurposing Traditional Instructor-Led Lectures for Continuing Education: Rewarding Instructors as Authors and Increasing Return on Investment. The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing.

Villegas N., Santisteban, D. Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., Ambrosia, T., Peragallo, N. & Lara, L. (2014). The development, feasibility and acceptability of an Internet-based STI–HIV prevention intervention for young Chilean women. International Nursing Review.

Major Accomplishments / Honors
Distinguished Fellow, National Academies of Practice, Academy of Nursing, 2014

Honorable Service Recognition Award, Men's Health Network, 2010.

Ambassador, Reappointment, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, 2008-Present

Fellow, Bravewell Integrative Medicine Collaborative,  2006


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