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Matson, Gabriela

Matson, Gabriela

Curriculum Vitae
Assistant Professor

Phone: 718-262-5201
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Degree Institution Field Dates
EdD  Clarkson College  Healthcare Education and Leadership  In Progress 
MSN  Mercy College  Nursing Education  2020 
MBA  Mercy College  International Business  2017 
BS  Mercy College  Nursing  2014 
Professor Gabriela Matson has been a practicing nurse for over 25 years, primarily in the neonatal ICU but also cross-trained in maternity and pediatrics. She has developed a passion for culturally competent care, evidence-based practice in patient care, and teaching. Her career as a nurse educator started in 2016 with the College of New Rochelle School of Nursing where she taught clinicals for maternity, pediatrics, community health, health assessment skills, and simulation lab throughout the nursing curriculum. Professor Matson received her BSN and MSN from Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, NY. She specialized in Nursing Education in her MSN and researched the benefits of delayed-cord clamping in newborns. She also collaborated with a professor in her Master’s program in designing a curriculum for nursing students focused on geriatric care. She is currently pursuing her EdD, where she is seeking to develop new teaching strategies for diverse student bodies.

Areas of Expertise

Neonatal Critical Care
General Pediatrics
Obstetrics Women's Health
Community Health
Case Management

Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for Nursing: 2019.


P&B CUNY, Impact of Storytelling in Nursing Ed. December 2020 - Pending: 3000.

Offices Held In Professional Societies

Member of Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN): 2017 – Present.

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for Nursing: 2019 – Present.

Member of National Association of Neonatal Nurses: 2017 – Present.

Member of National League for Nursing: 2019 – Present.

Member of American Nurses Association: 2019 – Present.

Other Professional Activities and Public Service

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation-Diabetes Advocate: 2019.

Stein Senior Center,New York, N.Y.-Volunteer to the Serenity Program: 2019.