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Kubanick, Valerie
 

Kubanick, Valerie

Curriculum Vitae
RN BS MS PMH-BC Phd (abd)
Assistant Professor
Nursing

Phone: 718-262-5201
Office Location: SC-104
vkubanick@york.cuny.edu

Office Hours  
Monday  9:00am-11:00am 
   

Education

Degree Institution Field Dates
PhDc  Adelphi University  Nursing Research/ Education  In Progress 
MSN  Adelphi University  Nursing Administration  2005 
BS  Adelphi University  Nursing  2001 
AAS  Queensborough Community College  Nursing  1988 
non-degree  ANCC Board Certified  Psychiatry and Mental Health  2005 
Prof. Valerie Esposito Kubanick has over 30 years of nursing experience that began as an LPN. In 1988 she earned her AAS and RN from CUNY Queensborough Community College, then BS and MS in Nursing Administration at Adelphi University. She is a PhD (abd) and has experience in both critical care nursing and med/surg, however she is an ANCC Board Certified Nurse in Psychiatry and Mental Health with extensive experience in all areas of inpatient and outpatient care. Prof Valerie Esposito Kubanick has conducted research in Emotional Intelligence related to communication and nursing leadership. She has created and administered a series of seminars for the Tourette Association of America and presents Tourette Syndrome nationwide to healthcare providers, and high school and college students. Prof. continually advocates for patients with disabilities through local, state, and federal agencies, and is the Assistant Director of the American Diversity Forum, Youth Division.

Areas of Expertise

Psychiatry and Mental Health
Tourette Syndrome

Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances

" Tourette Presentation " Nov 2021: York Undergraduate Nursing Students.

" Hosted International Conference on Comprehensive Interventional Behavior for Tics " 2018: Healthcare Providers.

" Tourette Presentation " Oct 2021: Adelphi University Undergraduate Nursing Students.

" Tourette Presentation " Sept 2021: Stony Brook University Graduate Nursing Students.

Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

Academic Achievement Award Adelphi University: 1999, 2000, 2001.

Sigma Theta Tau Academic Achievement Award: 2000.

Excellence in Nursing Leadership Award NSLIJ Hillside Hospital & Adelphi University: 1999.

Grants-In-Aid

PSC CUNY, Young Adult Suicidality. 2021: Not funded.

Other Professional Activities and Public Service

Special Education Parent Teacher Association Board Member Locust Valley and Hicksville representative: 2007, 2011-2019.

American Diversity Forum Assistant Director Youth Division: since 2018.

Tourette Syndrome Presenter with TAA: since 2015.

Girl Scout Community Leader: since 2011.

Boy Scout America Leader: 2007-2011.

Volunteer Mary Brennan Inn: since 2011.

Volunteer Ronald McDonald House: since 2010.

Train Service Dogs for psychiatric diagnoses: since 2008.

Member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society: since 1999.

Developed a Service/Therapy Dog program in practice at two hospitals for inpatients: currently.

FEMA Certified (OPEN) Organizations Preparing for Emergency Needs training: August 2022.

Member of Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society: since 2022.