Assistant Professor


Dr. Dobson is currently her position is assistant professor at Lehman College, Bronx, N.Y. Dobson received a diploma in nursing from Flushing Hospital School of Nursing, Queens N.Y. She later returned to college in 1988-1990 to receive her BS in nursing from Lehman College and stayed at Lehman to earn her MS in maternal child nursing/education in 1992. She later pursued a doctoral degree in nursing/research at Columbia University, New York City and graduated in 2006. In 2010, Dr. Dobson completed a post-doctorate certificate in Epidemiology and Public Health at Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University. She has served as a nurse consultant to persons with sickle cell disease in the tri-state area. Dr. Dobson received acknowledgements for her work with sickle cell disease from various organizations. She received a scholarship from Columbia University in order to complete her dissertation on “Guided Imagery for Pain Management by Children with Sickle Cell Disease Ages 6 to 11. Dr. Dobson has published articles on sickle cell disease and has co-authored on research pertaining to other life threatening diseases. Dr. Dobson hopes to continue to touch the lives of children and families who suffer with sickle cell disease and other chronic diseases though research and public health programs.


Area of Interest

1. Sickle cell disease
2. Chronic diseases

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