Alexandre, Margarett

Alexandre, Margarett

Curriculum Vitae

MS Fulltime Tenure Track

Phone: 718-262-2857
Office Location: SC-110F

Office Hours  
Tuesdays -Advisement  10:00 AM- 11:00 AM 
Tuesdays-Office Hours  11:00 AM-12:00 PM 
Thursdays-Office Hours  12:00 PM-1:00 PM 
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Degree Institution Field Dates
PhD  CUNY Graduate Center  Nursing Research  2018 
certificate  Adelphi University  Gerontological Nursing  1993 
MS  Adelphi University  Nursing Administration/Minor in Education  1990 
BS  Adelphi University  BSN-Nursing  1982 
Dr. Margarett Alexandre earned her PhD in Nursing from The CUNY Graduate Center and holds a Master’s Degree from Adelphi University in Nursing Administration with a minor in Education. Areas of expertise includes Medical/Surgical Nursing and Nursing Administration. Her research interest involves disability in the post 2010 Haiti Earthquake. Dr. Alexandre other interests includes: student mentoring and community initiatives both nationally and internationally. She also shares a great interest in transcultural nursing education, community engagement, service-learning, active learning strategies and health disparities. In the fall of 2012, she played a key role for the development of the first nursing elective and global nursing course, NUR 450-Assessment of Global Health Needs in an underserved community. She is also actively engaged in a collaborative project addressing the incidence of hypertension among college students throughout the metropolitan area.

Areas of Expertise

Medical/Surgical Nursing
Nursing Administration
Transcultural Nursing

Articles in Field Of Expertise

Bauman, S. & Alexandre, M.S. "Graduate Nursing Education in Haiti: Lessons Taught and Learned." Nursing Science Quarterly. 29(4) 2016: 328-333.

Alexandre, M. S. "Engaging Millennial Nursing Students To Bring Theory Into Practice." International Journal of Nursing Education. 6(1) January-June 2014: 189-194.

Alexandre, M. S. & Wright, R. "Flipping the classroom for student engagement." International Journal of Nursing Care. 1(2) July-december 2013: 103-106.

Refereed Proceedings in Field Of Expertise

Alexandre, M. S. (2018). "Dissertation Defense: Margarett Alexandre Dissertation Defense." City University of New York Graduate Center News. 2018, June 4: .

Alexandre, M. S. (2015). "Global Nursing Relationships through Curriculum Development and Service Learning in Haiti." In Dominguez, N. & Gandert, Y. (Eds.) 8th Annual Mentoring. A Quest for Leadership Excellence & Innovation. Alburqueque, NM: University of New Mexico. 2015: .

Non Refereed Proceedings in Field Of Expertise

. "Six Students Win New GC Interdisciplinary Fellowships." City University of New York Graduate Center News. : .

Alexandre, M. "York Nursing Program: From Classroom to Global Service Learning." York College Library (located outside the library lounge - AC 3G06). [Display: Nursing 450-Assessment of Health Needs in a Global, Underserved Community] 2018, Spring: Course Developed by Professor Alexandre in 2012.

Alexandre, M., & Rodgers, S. T. "Mission Grandbois Summer Camp 2017." L'Atribonite Marchand Dessalines, Haiti. [E-Booklet] 2017, Summer: 1-15.

Feature: Hon. Assemblywoman Vivian E. Cook with York College Nursing Professor Margarett Alexandre in collaboration with Dr. Heather Gibson and students. "Rallied for Safe Staffing Save Lives to, reduce massive reduction in nursing budgets, combined with the challenges presented by a growing nursing shortage have resulted in fewer nurses working longer hours and caring for sicker patients. Also advocated for York College and the CUNY 2016-2017 Operating State Budget Priorities Monies." Hon. Assemblywoman Vivian E. Cook Reports to the People. 2017, Summer: 1.

Interview: Professor Margarett Alexandre (Course Coordinator) in collaboration with School of Professorial Program (SPS) BSN Students, Karline Barthe and Lyne Jean-Louis. "The Global Haiti Experience: International Service-Learning, Health Care, Community Resilience." CUNY SPS Nursing Program: Haiti Study Abroad. [YouTube] 2017, Winter: 4:10 minutes.

Feature: Professor Margarett Alexandre and nursing students in simulation lab (image upper right corner). "York College, CUNY 50th Founding Celebration." AASCU (American Association of State Colleges Universities). 2017: .

Feature: Professor Margarett Alexandre and nursing students. "Students and professors from the City University of New York's York College were among 400 students from 11 nursing programs that took part in New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA)'s Lobby Day." NY Nurse - Hudson Valley Edition. [Special Edition] 2017, April: 6.

Feature: Hon. Assemblywoman Vivian E. Cook with York College Nursing Professor Margarett Alexandre in collaboration with Dr. Valerie Taylor-Haslip and students. "Rallied for "Safe Staffing Save Lives Campaign". Also advocated for York College, CUNY 2016-2017 Operating State Budget Priorities." Hon. Assemblywoman Vivian E. Cook Reports to the People. 2016, Summer: 1.

Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances

" Sustainable Development Goals: Intersecting Social Work and Nursing Competencies with the Grandbois Community, L’Atribonite Dessalines, Haiti" In collaboration with Dr. Selena T. Rodgers (Social Work), *Kettly Souffrant (social work), *Desiree Chase (nursing), & *Alicia Smith (social work) " July 2018 (accepted. Not attending): Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development (SWSD) 2018: Social Work Education and Social Work Development: Environmental and Community Sustainability; Human Solutions in an Evolving Society in RDS, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.

" "Intergrating a Haiti Service Learning Component into a Nursing School Curriculum " October 2017 (accepted-unable to attend): Sigma Theta Tau International 44th Biennial Convention-Indianapolis, Indiana.

" "Filling the Teaching/Learning Gap" " October 28-29, 2016: New York League of Nursing & Zeta Omega-at Large Chapter (Sigma Theta Tau).

" "Transcultural Service Learning in Post-Earthquake Haiti: Lessons Learned, Opportunities and Future Plans" " October 15, 2016: Queens County Black Nurses Association Research Day.

" "Filling the Teaching/Learning Gap" " October 8, 2016: Sigma Theta Tau International St. Louis Regional Consortium.

" Curriculum Development and Service Learning in Post-Earthquake Haiti " July 19-27, 2016: Sigma Theta Tau 27th International Research Congress, Cape Town, South Africa.

" Invited Speaker-Nursing Career " May 18, 2016: Fourteenth Annual Career Day: The Bilingual Center Community School District 17 P.S 189.

" Invited Speaker: “Professional Engagement: Research, Publication and Volunteerism” " June 15-17, 2016: American Association Annual Leadership Convention: Long Island University.

" Keynote Speaker-“Reflections on faculty and students’ travel abroad and engaging in the global community” " May 12, 2016: The Silvercrest Center Nursing Awards Ceremony.

" CUNY Experiential Learning Symposium: Breaking Boundaries-Faculty and Students’ Reflections of Study Abroad and Service Learning in Rural Haiti:With Senior Nursing Students: Pierre Andre Elmera and Solange Wilson " May 6, 2016: CUNY Guttman Community College.

" Global Nursing Relationships Through Curriculum Development and Service Learning in Haiti " October 20-23, 2015: University of New Mexico 8th Annual Mentoring Conference.

" York College Global Nursing: Curriculum and Service Learning in Haiti " April 24, 2015: University Faculty Senate Spring Conference The John Jay College.

" Curriculum Development and Service Learning to Bring Theory into Practice. CUNY Nursing Faculty Development Day. " March 20, 2015: Baruch College.

" Curriculum Development and Service Learning to Bring Theory into Practice-Poster Presentation " January 4-7, 2015: Lilly Conference:Evidence-Based Teaching and Learning, Austin, Texas.

" A Collaborative Telehealth Nursing Initiative: York College, Queensborough Community College & VNSNY. CUNY IT Conference " December 4-5, 2014: The John Jay College of Criminal Justice/New York.

" Curriculum Development and Service Learning to Bring Theory into Practice-Poster Presentation " November 20, 2014: Global CUNY Conference 2014 City College on New York.

" The Experiences of York College Nursing Students in Haiti: Theory to Practice and Collaboration " October 18, 2014: Queens Black Nurses Association Annual Conference at York College.

" Incidence of Hypertension/High Blood Pressure Amongst College Students With Olayinka Oladipupo and Sadaf Ahmad " August 14, 2014: York College Summer Research Program.

" Improving Nursing Students Telehealth Nursing Knowledge and Proficiency Using Simulations: A cross-campus educational approach. In collaboration with L. Mathew " May 16, 2014: The Graduate Center.

" Bringing Theory to Practice-Haiti Experience. In collaboration with R. Wright and C. McFarquhar " May 2, 2014: CUE Conference LaGuardia Community College.

" Telehealth Nursing: Educating Future Nurses in Technology to Deliver Care. In collaboration with L. Mathew " May 1, 2014: CETL.

" Flipping-Turning the Classroom Inside Out-Part 2. In collaboration with E. Davidson and L. Gonzalez " March 13, 2014: CETL.

" A Collaborative Telehealth Nursing Initiative: York College and Queensborough Community College. New York City Nursing Education Consortium in Technology(NYCNECT) Conference. In collaboration with L. Mathew, L. Hope, and M. Rosa " January 23, 2014: Hunter College.

" Haiti Through Our Eyes: The experience of York College Nursing Students. In collaboration with:I. Brown, N. Velasco and M. Mustafa " November 5-7, 2013: 25th. Annual Haitian Studies Association Conference. Port au Prince, Haiti.

" Haiti Through Our Eyes: The experience of York College Nursing Students. In collaboration with R. Wright, C. McFarquhar and York College Nursing Students " October 26, 2013: Queens Black Nurses Association Annual Research Day.

" Bringing Theory into Practice " June 25-27, 2013: International Conference on New Horizons in Education, Rome, Italy.

" Flipping the classrrom for student engagement " April 5, 2013: Adelphi University.

" Flipping the classrrom for student engagement " March 15, 2013: Farmingdale University.

" Social Justice. In collaboration with Dr. I. Hansen " March 14, 2013: To: Community Voices Middle School 356 at York College.

" Flipping-Turning the Classroom Inside Out-with Dr. E. Davidson and Dr. L. Gonzalez " November-2012: CETL.

" York College Outcomes Assessment Committee Day of Assessment: Matching Student Outcomes to the Evaluation Process. Poster Presentation with Dr. R. Wright " October 11, 2012: York College.

Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

Women Recognition Award-Military and Law Enforcement Veterans Association: April 7, 2018.

Certificate of Appreciation-The University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing & Health Innovation: Spring 2017.

Certificate of Appreciation-P.S. 189-The Bilingual Center: May18, 2016, May 10, 2017.

Certificate of Appreciation-Junior Science & Humanities Symposium: February 5, 2017.

Certificate of Participation-Presenter-Equal Health Conference, Port au Prince, Haiti: November 12, 2016.

Fellow-New York Academy of Medicine: July 12, 2016.

Caribbean American Healthcare Award: June 23, 2016.

Certificate of Appreciation-Haitian American Nurses Association of Greater New York: June 16, 2016.

Certificate of Appreciation-Junior Science and Humanities Symposium: February 7, 2016.

Certificate of Appreciation-Queens Black Nurses Association Annual Research Conference: October 2014: October 2014.

Certificate of Recognition-Director's Award. 5th Annual Undergraduate Research Day: April 2014.

Certificate of Appreciation-Judge-Junior Scientist High School Symposium at York College: February/March 2014.

Certificate of Completion-NYC Nursing Education Consortium in Technology-Faculty Transformer Professional Development Program: 2013-2014.

Literacy Award from the Haitian American United for Change, Inc.: May 2011.

Certificate of Special Recognition fron Congressman Steve Isreal: May 2011.

Certificate of Distinguished Achievement from Legislator DuWayne Gregory: May 2011.

Proclamation for Service to the Community from Senator Lee M. Zeldin: May 2011.

Proclamation for Dedication and Accomplishments in working with the Haitian Community: May 2011.

New York State Assembly Citation from Assemblyman Robert Sweeny-for Exemplary Service to the Community and Personal Achievement: May 2011.


New York Stands with Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico Pop Up Clinic. June 8, 2018: $40,000.00 (Not funded).

CUNY-Graduate Center, Dissertation Fellowship Award. Spring 2018: $1000.00.

CUNY-Graduate Center, Dissertation Fellowship Award. Spring/Summer 2017: $1,500.00.

Alpha Omega Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International, Research Award. March 2018: $3,000.00.

Office of Academic Affairs Request for Proposals 2016-2017, Global Service Learning: Community Nursing in Barbados-Submitted with Heather Gibson. Fall 2016: $30,000.00 (Not funded).

CUNY Workforce Development Initiative (WDI) Proposal 2016-2017, Improving Student Outcomes with Simulation-(Submitted with Fern Baudo). Spring 2016: $30,000.00 (Not funded).

Professional Staff Congress CUNY - 46 Research Award, A Pilot Project: Social Work and Nursing Simulating Health Disparities Prevention in African American Aging Adults.. 2015 - 2016: (Co-Principal Investigator with Dr. Selena Rodgers, Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work).: $3,500.00.

The Office of Academic Affairs/Office of the University Dean of Health and Human Services, Visiting Professor-The Public Regional University in Gonaives, Haiti. January and June 2015: $10,100.00.

The Office of Academic Affairs/Office of the University Dean for Health and Human Services, Implementation of a multifaceted plan targeted on managing sanitation-related diseases in an underserved community. Summer 2014: $18,00.00.

The Office of Academic Affairs/Office of the University Dean of Health and Human Services, Service Learning Project with Haiti Kennedy Fellows. Summer 2014: $5,000.00.

The Office of Academic Affairs Office of the University Dean for Health and Human Services, Bridging Theory to Practice. In collaboration with R. Wright. Summer 2013: $26,000.00.

Offices Held In Professional Societies

Recording Secretary-Alpha Omega Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International: 2018-2020.

Member-Sigma Theta Tau International Mentoring Task Force: December 2016-present.

Member-American Society of Registered Nurses: 2013-Present.

Member-Graduate Nursing Student Academy: 2013-Present.

Member- Sigma Theta Tau International: 1990-Present.

Other Professional Activities and Public Service

Invited Speaker-Mission Grandbois Fundraiser-Round Hill Community Church: June 10, 2017.

Member-Advisory Council-Worldwide Community First Responder, Inc.: 2017-2019.

Reviewer-Journal of Transcultural Nursing: May 2017-Present.

Reviewer-UNM Mentoring Conference: Spring 2016.

Invited Presenter-Haitian American Nurses Association Leadership Conference: June 15, 2016.

Invited Speaker-New York City Department of Education Community School District 17-P.S. 189-The Bilingual Center-14th Annual Career Day: May 18, 2016, May 10, 2017.

Invited Key Note Speaker-Silvercrest Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation–Nursing Awards Ceremony: May 12, 2016.

Moderator-CUNY-Haitian Studies Institute Conference at Brooklyn College: April 28-29, 2016.

Invited Speaker: Association of Black Women in Higher Education New York Chapter “Getting it Write.”: Baruch College, April 11, 2016.

Lead Organizer-Healthcare/Medical Missions to Haiti: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016.

Film Commentator-Fatal Assistance By Raoul Peck- Haitian Studies Institute-Haiti: 100 years after the US Occupation (1915-2015): November 4, 2015.

Invited Speaker-Gingerbites Mission Grandbois Fundraiser: Fall 2013, 2014.

Invited Speaker-Bethpage High School French Club: Fall 2012, 2013.

Invited Speaker- Mission Grandbois Clean Water Program-Round Hill Community Church and Alliance Franaise of Greenwich: September 8, 2012.

Invited Speaker-Community Empowerment Seminars in Boston, Miami, New York and Pennyslvania: 2011/2012.

Invited Speaker-Health Prevention Program-Haitian American United for Change Organization: Fall 2011.