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Sherry Greenberg

  • Professor, Endowed Chair

Department: Nursing

Office: McAllan Hall 304

Phone: 732-923-4674

Email: sgreenbe@monmouth.edu


Dr. Sherry Greenberg is Professor and Hess Endowed Chair in Nursing Education at Monmouth University, Marjorie K. Unterberg School of Nursing and Health Studies. Dr. Greenberg is a nurse practitioner Advisory Group member on the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s Age-Friendly Health Systems initiative. As part of this role, Dr. Greenberg works with Case Western Reserve University Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing faculty to implement Age-Friendly 4Ms care (What Matters, Medication, Mentation, Mobility) into CVS Health’s MinuteClinics nationally, a project funded by The John A. Hartford Foundation.

Dr. Greenberg is Past President of the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association. She is a member of the Gerontology & Geriatrics Education Editorial Board and a peer reviewer for multiple journals. Dr. Greenberg is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Gerontological Society of America, National Academies of Practice, and New York Academy of Medicine, as well as Distinguished Educator in Gerontological Nursing through the National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence.

Dr. Greenberg earned her academic nursing degrees, Baccalaureate, Masters, and PhD, from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and was a Jonas Nurse Leaders Scholar. Dr. Greenberg has worked as a certified gerontological nurse practitioner in acute, long-term care, and outpatient primary care practices and has taught at undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral nursing levels.

Education

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Certificate in College and University Teaching, University of Pennsylvania

M.S.N., University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

B.S.N., University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Books

  • Harris, M., Kolanowski, A., & Greenberg, S. (Eds). (2022). Nursing leadership in long-term care. Elsevier.
  • Fulmer, T., Glassman, K., Greenberg, S. A., Rosenfeld, P., Gilmartin, M., & Mezey, M. (Eds.). (2020). Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders: NICHE. New York: Springer Publishing Company, LLC.
  • Sullivan-Marx, E. M., Fairman, J. A, McGivern, D. O., & Greenberg, S. A. (Eds.). (2010). Nurse Practitioners: The Evolution and Future of Advanced Practice (5th Ed.). New York: Springer Publishing Company.

Chapters in Books:

  • Greenberg, S. A. (2023). Risk for adult falls; Risk for child falls. In M. B. Flynn Makic, & M. R. Martinez-Kratz. Ackley and Ladwig’s Nursing Diagnosis Handbook: An Evidence-Based Guide to Planning Care (13th Ed.) (pp. 391-401). Elsevier, Inc.
  • Greenberg, S. A. (2022). Mobility. In C. Eliopoulos, Gerontological Nursing (10th Ed.) (pp. 310-335). Wolters Kluwer.
  • Greenberg, S. A. (2022). Mental health disorders. In C. Eliopoulos, Gerontological Nursing (10th Ed.) (pp. 404-421). Wolters Kluwer.
  • Greenberg, S. A. (2022). Delirium and dementia. In C. Eliopoulos, Gerontological Nursing (10th Ed.) (pp. 422-436). Wolters Kluwer.
  • Greenberg, S. A. (2020). “Chronic illness and older adults.” In M. M. Harding, J. Kwong., D. Roberts, Hagler, D., & Reinisch, C., Lewis’ Medical-Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems (11th Ed.) (pp. 59-75). St. Louis: Elsevier, Inc.
  • Popil, I., Greenberg, S. A. (corresponding author), & Berman, A. (2020). “Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders in Long-Term Care.” In T, Fulmer, K. Glassman, S. A. Greenberg, P, Rosenfeld, M. J. Gilmartin, & M. Mezey (Eds.), Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders: NICHE (pp. 153-162). New York: Springer Publishing Company, LLC.
  • Greenberg, S. A. (2020). “Risk for falls.” In B. J. Ackley, G. B. Ladwig, M. B. Flynn Makic, & M. Zanotti (Eds.), Nursing Diagnosis Handbook: An Evidence-Based Guide to Planning Care (12th Ed.) (pp. 371-376). St. Louis: Elsevier, Inc.
  • Greenberg, S. A., & McCabe, D. (2019). “Functional assessment of older adults.” In T, Fulmer, & B. Chernof, Handbook of Geriatric Assessment (5th Ed.) (pp. 231-239). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.
  • Wagner, L., Greenberg, S. A., & Capezuti, E. (2002). “Elder abuse and neglect.” In V. T. Cotter & N. E. Strumpf (Eds.), Advanced Practice Nursing with Older Adults: Clinical Guidelines (pp. 319-332). New York: McGraw-Hill.
  • Greenberg, S. A. (2001). “Sexual health.” In M. Mezey (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Elder Care (pp. 589-592). New York: Springer Publishing Company.
  • Greenberg, S. A. (2001). “Naturally occurring retirement communities” (NORCs). In M. Mezey (Ed.), Encyclopedia For Elder Care (pp. 448-450). New York: Springer Publishing Company.

Interprofessional Education and Practice eBooks

Web-Based Learning Resources

  • Greenberg, S. A. Editor-in-Chief. (2012-2020). “Try This:® Best Practices in Nursing Care to Older Adults.”  The Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing, New York, NY. Available at https://hign.org/consultgeri/try-this-series.

Journal Articles

  • Innella, N., Pilkington, B., & Greenberg, S. A. (2022). Undergraduate nursing students’ responses to an end-of-life educational session. Gerontology & Geriatrics Educationhttps://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02701960.2022.2089981
  • Greenberg, S. A., Duffy, E. G., McCormack, M. E., Zimmermann, E., Pohnert, A. M., & Dolansky, M. A. (2022). A quality improvement approach to develop an educational initiative for an age-friendly health system. Geriatric Nursing, 45, 193-197. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gerinurse.2022.04.009 
  • Levy, C., Zimmerman, S., Mor, V., Gifford, D., Greenberg, S. A., Holt Klinger, J., Lieblich, C., Linnebur, S., McAllister, A., Nazir, A., Pace, D., Stone, R., Resnick, B., Sloane, P. D., Ouslander, J., Gaugler, J. E. (2022). Pragmatic trials in long-term care: Challenges, opportunities, recommendations. Geriatric Nursing, 44, 282-287. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gerinurse.2022.02.006
  • Levy, Zimmerman, S., Mor, V., Gifford, D., Greenberg, S. A., Holt Klinger, J., Lieblich, C., Linnebur, S., McAllister, A., Nazir, A., Pace, D., Stone, R., Resnick, B., Sloane, P. D., Ouslander, J., Gaugler, J. E. (2022). Pragmatic trials in long-term care: Implementation and dissemination challenges and opportunities. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 70(3), 709-717. https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.17698
  • Levy, C., Zimmerman, S., Mor, V., Gifford, D., Greenberg, S. A., Holt Klinger, J., Lieblich, C., Linnebur, S., McAllister, A., Nazir, A., Pace, D., Stone, R., Resnick, B., Sloane, P. D., Ouslander, J., Gaugler, J. E. (2022). Pragmatic trials in long-term care: Challenges, opportunities, recommendations. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association (JAMDA), 23(3), 339-344. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2021.11.024
  • Baker, N. R. , Dunn, D., Greenberg, S. A., & Shaughnessy, M. (2021). Letter to the Editor: Infection control in long-term care: An old problem and a new priority. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association (JAMDA), 23, 321. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2021.12.010
  • Greenberg, S. A. (September 2021). Making the most of AWVs, fall prevention, and the 4Ms – What Matters, Medication, Mentation, and Mobility. Clinical Advisor. Available at: https://www.clinicaladvisor.com/home/topics/geriatrics-information-center/making-most-of-awvs-fall-prevention-and-4ms
  • Bischof, A., & Greenberg, S. A. (May 31, 2021). Post COVID-19 reimbursement parity for nurse practitioners. OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, 26(2), Manuscript 3, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.3912/OJIN.Vol26No02Man03
  • Squires, A. P., Murali, K. P., Greenberg, S. A., Hermann, L. L., & D’Amico, C. (Print April 2021; Published online November, 2019). A scoping review of the evidence about the Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders (NICHE) program. The Gerontologist, 61(3), e75-e84. https://doi.org/10.1093/geront/gnz150
  • Greenberg, S. A. (March 2021). Recent gerontological literature highlights include best practices for person-centered nursing. Clinical Advisor. Available at: https://www.clinicaladvisor.com/home/topics/geriatrics-information-center/recent-gerontological-literautre-highlights-person-centered-nursing
  • Greenberg, S. A. (January 2021). The role of family members in caring for geriatric patients: Recent highlights from gerontological literature. Clinical Advisor. Available at: https://www.clinicaladvisor.com/home/topics/geriatrics-information-center/role-family-members-caring-geriatric-patients-literature-highlights
  • Squires, A., Miner, S., Greenberg, S. A., Adams, J., Kalet, A., & Cortes, T. (Print 2021; Published online June 6, 2020). Graduate level health professions education: How do previous work experiences influence perspectives about interprofessional collaboration? Journal of Interprofessional Care, 35(2), 193-199. https://doi.org/10.1080/13561820.2020.1732888
  • Greenberg, S. A. (2020). My journey in gerontological nursing. Gerontology & Geriatrics Education, 41(4), 401-4012. https://doi.org/10.1080/02701960.2020.1773817
  • Greenberg, S. A. (2020). Falls in older adults: Prevention and assessment of risk in primary care. Advances in Family Practice Nursing, 2, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.yfpn.2019.12.001
  • Greenberg, S. A., Hartnett, E., Berkowitz, G. S., Schenkel, A. B., Chong, C., Cipollina, J., Haber, J., & Cortes, T. A. (2020). Senior oral health: A community-based interprofessional educational experience for nursing and dental students. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 46(8), 37-45. https://doi.org/10.3928/00989134-20200527-03
  • Chang Evertson, L., & Greenberg, S. A. (2019). UCLA partners with GAPNA to improve Alzheimer’s and dementia care. Caring for the Ages, 20(8), 14-15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carage.2019.10.003
  • Wyman, J. F., Abdullah, L., Baker, N., Bell, C., Cartwright, J., Greenberg, S. A., Kim, J., Krichbaum, K., Mueller, C. A., Overcash, J., Skemp, L., & Van Son, C. R. For the National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence. (In press, Available online 2019). “Development of core competencies and a recognition program for gerontological nurse educators.” Journal of Professional Nursing. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.profnurs.2019.04.003
  • Squires, A., Ridge, L. J., Miner, S., McDonald, M. V., Greenberg, S. A., & Cortes, T. (2019). “Provider perspectives about medication complexity in home care: A qualitative secondary analysis.” Medical Care Research and Review, 00(0), 1-20. doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/1077558719828942
  • Giuliante, M. M., Greenberg, S. A. (corresponding author), McDonald, M. V., Squires, A., Moore, R., & Cortes, T. A. (2018). “Geriatric Interdisciplinary Team Training 2.0: A collaborative team-based approach to delivering care.” Journal of Interprofessional Care, 32(5), 629-633. doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/13561820.2018.1457630
  • Squires, A., Yin, H. S., Jones, S., Greenberg, S. A., Moore, R., & Cortes, T. (2017). “Validating the health literacy promotion practices assessment instrument.” HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice, 1(4), e239-e246. doi: https://doi.org/10.3928/24748307-20171030-01
  • O’Connor, M., Hanlon, A. L., Mauer, E., Meghani, S., Masterson-Creber, R., Marcantonio, S., Coburn, K., Van Cleave, J., Davitt, J., Riegel, B., Bowles, K. H., Keim, S., Greenberg, S. A., Sefcik, J. S., Topaz, M., Kong, D., & Naylor, M. D. (2017).” Identifying distinct risk profiles to predict adverse events among community-dwelling older adults.” Geriatric Nursing, 38(6), 510-519. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gerinurse.2017.03.013
  • Greenberg, S. A., Squires, A., Adams, J., Altshuler, L., Oh, S. Y., Blachman, N. L., & Cortes, T. A. (2017). “A post-master’s advanced certificate in gerontology for NPs.” The Nurse Practitioner 42(9), 18-24. doi:10.1097/01.NPR.0000521992.53558.73
  • Greenberg, S. A., Sullivan-Marx, E., Sommers, M. S., Chittams, J., & Cacchione, P. Z. (2016). “Measuring fear of falling among high-risk, urban, community-dwelling older adults.” Geriatric Nursing, 37(6), 489-495. doi: 10.1016/j.gerinurse.2016.08.018
  • Greenberg, S. A. (2012). “Analysis of measurement tools of fear of falling among high-risk, community-dwelling older adults.” Clinical Nursing Research, 21(1), 113-130. doi: 10.1177/1054773811433824
  • Greenberg, S. A. (2007). “How To Try This: The Geriatric Depression Scale: Short Form.” American Journal of Nursing, 107(10), 60-69. doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000292204.52313.f3
  • Feldt, K. S., Fay, V., Greenberg, S. A., Vezina, M., Flaherty, E., Ryan, M., & Fulmer, T. (2002). “Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Preceptor Guide.” Geriatric Nursing, 23(2), 94-98. https://doi.org/10.1067/mgn.2002.123795
  • Berkman, C. S., Leipzig, R. M., Greenberg, S. A., & Inouye, S. (2001). “Methodologic issues in conducting research on hospitalized older people.” Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 49(2), 172-178. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1532-5415.2001.49039.x
  • Greenberg, S. A., Ramsey, G. C., Mitty, E. L., & Fulmer, T. (1999). “Elder mistreatment: Case law and ethical issues in assessment, reporting, and management.” Journal of Nursing Law, 6(3), 7-20.

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Nursing
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • American Geriatrics Society
  • American Nurses Association
  • Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association
  • Gerontological Society of America
  • National Academies of Practice
  • New York Academy of Medicine
  • Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society of Nursing

Accomplishments

  • University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Outstanding Alumni Award 2022
  • Distinguished Scholar Fellow, National Academies of Practice 2022
  • Awardee, Faculty Innovation Grant, Seton Hall University 2021
  • DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nursing Faculty, Seton Hall University in collaboration with American Association of Colleges of Nursing 2020
  • Fellow, American Academy of Nursing 2019
  • Fellow, American Association of Nurse Practitioners 2019
  • Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine 2018
  • Fellow, Gerontological Society of America 2018
  • Distinguished Educator in Gerontological Nursing, National Hartford Center for Gerontological Nursing Excellence 2018
  • Fellow, The Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, New York University, Rory Meyers College of Nursing, New York, NY 2018
  • Jonas Nurse Leaders Scholar 2012-2014
  • Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association Foundation 2016 Education Poster Award
  • Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association Foundation 2013 Research Award for Outstanding Podium Presentation
  • Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association Foundation 2012 Research/Project Award
  • Clinical Preceptor Award, New York University College of Nursing 2003
  • Dean’s Award, University of Pennsylvania M.S.N. graduation 1992
  • Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society of Nursing 1992

Courses

Recently Taught Classes

2022 Fall

  • Advanced Health Assessment – NU 535
  • Nursing Care of the Aging Adult – NU 390