Rebecca Smart, MPH, MSN, APRN, NNP-BC, FNP-BC

Rebecca Smart, MPH, MSN, APRN, NNP-BC, FNP-BC

Assistant Clinical Professor

Professional Interests
  • Neonatology
  • Maternal/fetal health
  • Pediatrics, Neurology
  • Alzheimers
  • Anticoagulation management

Degrees and Certifications

    • MSN/FNP Sacred Heart University
    • MPH –Health Services Management and Policy-New York Medical College
    • NNP Georgetown University and Medical Center
    • BS Nursing with Distinction- University of Virginia
    Specialty or Specialist Certification/Training
    • Board Certified ANCC- FNP, NCC- NNP
    • Certified in Anticoagulation Therapy Management

Teaching Responsibilities

    • NU 501 - Health Policy and Ethics
    • NU 552 - Advanced Health Assessment 
    • NU 553 - Advanced Pathophysiology
    • NU 560 - Primary Care I 
    • NU 620 - Primary Care II
    • Guatemala Mission faculty

Research Interests & Grants

    • Pediatrics
    • Alzheimers
    • Group B strep
    • Participated in multiple clinical research trials including MS, Alzheimers, stroke and epilepsy. Original research at Danbury Hospital developing GBS sepsis protocols.

Honors, Awards & Fellowships

    • Member Sigma Theta Tau
    • Gold Medal of Excellence Sacred Heart University 2005

Publications and Presentations

    Thesis:” The Efficacy and Impact of a New Group B Streptococcus Protocol at Danbury Hospital”
    Smart et al, (1994), Prolonged Rupture of Membranes as a Predictor of Neonatal Sepsis, Connecticut Medicine

Contact Information

Office Location & Hours

  • Hours: Available by appointment
  • Location:
    Nursing
    Cambridge 2-N-43
    College of Health Professions
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