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WILLIAM JACOBOWITZ

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

COLLEGE OF NURSING AND PUBLIC HEALTH

ALUMNAE HALL
ROOM 113 B

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Diplomas/Degrees

EdD, Teachers College (2003)
MPH, Columbia University (1989)
MSN, Columbia University (1988)
BSN, Columbia University (1981)

Recent Courses

Advanced Quantative Analysis For Nursing Science I
Capstone Project
Dissertation Guidance I
Dissertation Guidance: III
Mental Health Nursing
Quantitative Analyses For Nursing Research
Quantitative Analysis For The Health Professions
Seminar In Evaluation Processes For Nurse Leaders

Teaching Specializations/Interests

Psychiatric - mental health nursing
Statistical analysis
Psychotherapy

Research Interests

Mental Health Nursing
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Book Chapters

Jacobowitz, W. (2014). Community and intimate partner violence. In J. K. Singleton, R. V. DiGregorio, C. Green-Hernandez, S. P. Holzemer, E. S. Faber, L. R. Ferrara, & J. T. Slyer (Eds.). Primary care: an interprofessional perspective, 2nd Edition. (pp. 855-863). NY: Springer.

Loewenstein, K. & Jacobowitz, W. (2014). Depression disorder and bipolar disorder. In J. K. Singleton, R. V. DiGregorio, C. Green-Hernandez, S. P. Holzemer, E. S. Faber, L. R. Ferrara, & J. T. Slyer (Eds.). Primary care: an interprofessional perspective, 2nd Edition. (pp. 812-824). NY: Springer.


Refereed Articles

Jacobowitz, W., Derbabian, B. & Saunders, A. (2014), The effect of a calorie restricted diet on weight gain in short term psychiatric inpatients receiving atypical antipsychotic medications. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, 52(7).

Jacobowitz, W. (2013), PTSD in Psychiatric Nurses and Other Mental Health Care Providers: A Review of the Literature. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 34(11), 787-795.

Berrios, C. & Jacobowitz, W. (1998), Therapeutic Holding: Outcomes of a Pilot Study. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, 36(8), 14-18, 38-39.


Conference Presentations/Papers

Derbabian, B. & Jacobowitz, W. (2013). The Effect of a Calorie-Restricted Diet on Weight Gain in Short-Term Psychiatric Inpatients Receiving Atypical Antipsychotic Medication. In New York Presbyterian Health System Annual EBP Conference. Academy of Medicine, New York, NY.

William Jacobowitz (2012). Confidence, Compassion, Violence Exposure and PTSD in Psychiatric Staff. In International Conference on Violence in the Health Sector. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.