Brenda Janotha, EdD, MSN, BSN, DNP, DCC, ANP-BC, FNP-C, FAANP

  • Associate Professor of Nursing at CUMC
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Dr. Brenda Janotha has an Educational Doctorate Degree in Human Development and Education Psychology as well as a clinical Doctorate in Nursing Practice CUSON '08. She practices as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in community health primary care as an Adult Nurse Practitioner and has been teaching for more than a decade. Her educational research includes evaluating the effect of various innovative teaching pedagogies on student learning outcomes. Her clinical research stems her involvement with Interprofessional Education.

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Nursing at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • AGPCNP Program Clinical Placements
  • Director, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program


  • Female

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • EdD, Human Development and Eductional Psychology, Hofstra University
  • DNP, DCC, 2008 Columbia University School of Nursing

Committees, Societies, Councils

Curriculum Committee; Columbia University School of Nursing

CUSON Liaison; Columbia Center for Teaching and Learning, Columbia University

The New York State Nurse Practitioner Association- Long Island Chapter

Eastern Nursing Research Society

National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Team-Based Learning Collaborative

Sigma Theta Tau

Honors & Awards

Health Care Hero Award: Nurse Educator; Long Island Business News

Nursing Excellence Award Nominee; Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council

Nurse of the Year Award; Stony Brook University Hospital

Teaching and Scholarship Award; Hofstra University

Molloy Scholar Award; Molloy College


Selected Publications

Janotha, B. & Tamari, K. (2017). Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Focus on Interprofessional Collaboration. The Nurse Practitioner Journal,13(4).

Janotha, B. (2016). A case study in Nursing. In L. Santos Green, J. R. Banas, & R. Perkins (Eds.), The flipped college classroom: Conceptualized and re-conceptualized. New York: Springer.

Janotha, B. (2016). Student Achievement with Flipped Classroom Education. Nursing Research, 65(2), E100-101.

Gambino, K., DellaRatta, C., Cavaliere, T., Coletti, V., & Janotha, B. (2015). Team-based Learning in Online Nursing Education: An Innovation in Curriculum Development. In Innovations in Nursing Education: Building the Future of Nursing, Volume 3. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Eckardt, P., Janotha, B., & Marino, M. (2015). Equipping Advanced Practice Nurses with Real-World Skills. In Y. Rosen (Ed). Handbook of Research on Computational Tools for Real-World Skill Development. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson (chapter proposal accepted 4/30/2014).