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Stephen Ferrara RN, DNP, FNP-BC

Departments And Divisions

  • Department of Nurse Practitioner Group
  • Assistant Professor of Nursing at CUMC
  • Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs
Stephen  Ferrara, RN, DNP, FNP-BC

Areas of Expertise

  • Health Education
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Wellness Prevention
  • International Travel Medicine
  • Annual Exams
  • Travel Health
  • General Family Care
  • Primary Care
  • Family Medicine
  • Travel Medicine
  • Men's Health Issues
  • Wellness Exams

    Education & Training

  • BS, 1996 Biology, Pace University
  • BS, 1999 Nursing, Pace University
  • MS, 2000 Family Nurse Practitioner, Pace University
  • DNP, 2011 Doctor of Nursing Practice, Pace University
  • Fellowship: 2012 George Washington University

Locations

  • 516 West 168th Street Office

    516 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    Phone:
    (212) 326-5705

Practices And Centers

  • Washington Heights

This provider accepts new patients

Contact Info

Past Positions

  • September 2012 – present, The Nurse Practitioner Association New York State, NY, Executive Director
  • January 2010 – July 2014, Pace University, NY, Associate Adjunct Professor
  • October 2009 - July 2014, Montefiore Medical Center, NY, Senior Clinical Associate/Family Nurse Practitioner, Occupational Health Services
  • August 2011 – October 2013, Best Online Universities, LLC, Professional Blogger
  • July 2008 – November 2009, Michael Werner, MD, PC, NY, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • August 2006 – September 2009, Ferrara Nurse Practitioner Family Health, NY, President and Family Nurse Practitioner
  • July 2001 – August 2006, Fordham University, NY, Associate Director/Family Nurse Practitioner, Student Health Services
  • July 1999 – June 2000, Lawrence Hospital Center, NY, Registered Nurse

Presentations

  • Ferrara, S. A. (2013). The Nurse Practitioner Association New York State Annual Conference; Saratoga Springs, NY. Invited Speaker. General Membership Meeting/Health Policy Update.
  • Ferrara, S.A. (2012). The Nurse Practitioner Association New York State Annual Conference; Saratoga Springs, NY. Invited Speaker. Health Information Technology in the Exam Room and Beyond.
  • Ferrara, S.A., Burke, R.E., Gorski, V., & Ferrara, L. (2012). The New York City Research and Improvement Networking Group, Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Invited speaker: Implementing Group Medical Visits for Patient with Type II Diabetes Mellitus in a Community Health Center.
  • Ferrara, L., Gorski, V., Burke, R.E., Ferrara, S.A., Fuller, A., & Kelderhouse, J. (2011). The New York City Research and Improvement Networking Group, Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Invited speaker: A Family Medicine Training Site/Family Nurse Practitioner Doctoral Program Partnership in Quality Improvement Education.
  • Ferrara, S.A. (2009). The Nurse Practitioner Association New York State Annual Conference; Verona, NY. Invited speaker: Retail Clinics: What’s in Store?
  • Ferrara, S.A. (2009). The American College of Nurse Practitioner 16th Annual National Nurse Practitioner Summit, Washington, D.C. Invited speaker: State Legislative Issues Affecting Nurse Practitioners in New York.
  • Ferrara, S.A. (2008). The Nurse Practitioner Association New York State Annual Conference; Verona, NY. Invited speaker: The Advent and Evolution of Retail-Based Health Clinics.
  • Malara, K., & Ferrara, S.A. (2006). The American College Health Association Annual Conference; New York, NY. Invited speaker: Pharyngitis & Mononucleosis: It’s Not Just a Sore Throat.
  • Ferrara, S.A., & Letizia, K. (2002). The American College Health Association Annual Conference; Washington, DC. Invited speaker: Expanding Your Health Center’s Services: Performing the Athletic Physical Exam.

Committees/Societies/Memberships

  • 2014 - Chair, Advanced Practice Nurse's Council, Montefiore Medical Center
  • 2013 -  Member AANP Policy State Sub-Committee
  • 2011 – present, member, Health Information and Management Systems Society
  • 2010 - 2013, member, Montefiore Medical Center’s Influenza Vaccine Taskforce
  • 2010 - present, member,  American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • 2008 – 2010, member, American College of Nurse Practitioners
  • 2001 – present, member, Past Treasurer and Presdient-Elect, The Nurse Practitioner Association New York State
  • 1999 – present, member, Sigma Theta Tau, Zeta Omega Chapter

Honors & Awards

  • June 2013, Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
  • June 2012, AANP New York State Award for Excellence
  • May 2012,  Pace University, Lienhard School of Nursing, Dean’s Alumni/AE Award for Outstanding Professional Contribution
  • January 2011, Pace University, Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship Grant
  • April 2010, Charles J. and Margaret R. Benjamin Scholarship
  • June 2000, Pace University, Lienhard School of Nursing, Potential in Nursing Award

NIH Grants

  • ORAL HEALTH AS A COMPONENT OF GENERAL HEALTH: EXPANDING THE HEALTHY LIFESTYLE MESSAGE - A MEETING OF HEALTHCARE LEADERS (Private)

    Mar 1 2014 - Jun 30 2015

Publications

  • Gardenier, D., & Ferrara, S.A. (2012). Can Clinical Nurse Practitioners Be Involved in Policy Making? The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 8(3): 198-199.
  • Burke, R.E., Ferrara, S.A., Fuller, A., Kelderhouse, J., & Ferrara, L. (2011). The Effectiveness of Group Medical Visits on Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (DM2) Specific Outcomes in Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – The Joanna Briggs Institute Library of Systematic Reviews. 9(23); 833-885.
  • Ferrara, S.A., & O’Grady, E.T. (2010). Eliminating Cost Barriers for Patients and NP Practices. In Truglio-Londrigan, M., Lewenson, S. (Eds.), Public Health Nursing: Practicing Population-Based Care (pp. 351). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.