Summary: Nurse practitioner and educator with extensive clinical and research experience. Advanced practice nurse with national and state certification in both Family and Adult specialties. Clinical experience includes primary care and reproductive healthcare. Research experience includes HIV/AIDS prevention and other health-related topics.
School of Nursing, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, N.J.
Associate Professor 9/1999-6/2006
Chair, Division of Advanced Nursing Education and Practice 9/2002–6/2009
NP Program Leader 9/2010-9/2012
Coordinator, Graduate Nursing Programs 9/2012-present
College of Nursing, Seton Hall University, South Orange, N.J.
Assistant Professor, Graduate Division, Primary Care Program – Older Years 9/1998-6/1999 The College of New Jersey, Trenton, New Jersey
Clinician Educator, Family Nurse Practitioner Program 9/1997-6/1998
School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Advancing Care in Serious Illness 9/1997- 8/1998 NIH Grant # T 32 NR07036
Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck-Hackensack, N.J
Assistant Professor, Henry P. Becton School of Nursing 9/1995-6/1997
Trenton State College, Trenton, N.J.
Assistant Professor, Adjunct, School of Nursing 9/1994-6/1995
Rutgers,College of Nursing, Newark, N.J.
Research Assistant, Office of AIDS Prevention Research 9/1992-6/1993
Teaching Assistant, Rutgers, College of Nursing, Newark, N.J. 9/1986-6/1987 Clinical Teaching Experience/Graduate Student Preceptorships
Family and Adult NP Programs, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ 1999-present
Adult NP Program, New York University, N.Y., N.Y. 1998-1999
Community Health NP Program, William Patterson College, Wayne, N.J. 1997-1998
Post-Master’s NP Program, Rutgers University, Newark N.J. 1997-1998
CNS Program, U of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Philadelphia, Pa. 1989-1991 Maternal-Child Health CNS Program, Rutgers College of Nursing, Newark, N.J. 1988-1991 Professional Experience:
Family Nurse Practitioner: Occupational Health 6/2014-present
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Hamilton 2 Hamilton Health Place, Hamilton New Jersey 08690
Family Nurse Practitioner (Volunteer) 5/2014-present Trenton Health Team Pediatric Clinic
218 South Broad Street, Trenton, NJ
Family Nurse Practitioner 10/2011-3/2014
Zufalls Health Center (FQHC) (Formerly Women’s Health and Counseling Center)
71 Fourth St., Somerville, New Jersey
Family Nurse Practitioner: Occupational Health 9/2006-10/2011
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Hamilton 2 Hamilton Health Place, Hamilton New Jersey 08690
Family Nurse Practitioner 7/2008-9/2010
Planned Parenthood of Central NJ,
69 East Newman Springs Road, Shrewsbury, New Jersey 07702
Family Nurse Practitioner 2008
Women’s Health and Counseling Center Somerville, NJ
Family Nurse Practitioner, Adolescent Clinic 9/2005-6/2008
City of Trenton, Division of Health, Trenton, N.J.
Director of Clinical Services and Family Nurse Practitioner 9/2000-6/2005 HiTOPS, Princeton, New Jersey
Family Nurse Practitioner 9/1999-6/2000
Student Health Center, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, N.J.
Family Nurse Practitioner 9/1999-6/2000
Drew University Health Center, Florham Park, N.J.
Family Nurse Practitioner 9/1997-6/1998
Health & Wellness Center, Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, N.J.
Perinatal Clinical Specialist 9/1988-9/1995
Mercer Medical Center, Trenton, N.J.
Perinatal Clinical Specialist, Maternal-Fetal Medicine 7/1993-9/1995
Healthstart Maternity Program Coordinator 9/1989-8/1991
Perinatal Clinical Specialist, Inpatient Obstetrics 9/1988-8/1989 & 9/1991-6/1993 Perinatal Clinical Specialist, Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Program 5/1987-6/198 St. Peter's Medical Center, New Brunswick, N.J.
Childbirth Educator & Staff Nurse, Obstetrics 5/1981-9/1987
Rahway Hospital, Rahway, N.J.
Staff Nurse, Medical/Surgical, Gynecology and Obstetrics, 12/1975-5/1981 St. Elizabeth Hospital, Elizabeth, N.J.
Staff Nurse, Medical/Surgical 8/1975-12/1975 Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Newark, NJ.
Yoga Teacher 2008-present
Currently affiliated with: One Yoga Center, E. Windsor NJ
Princeton Center for Yoga and Health, Skillman, NJ 2008 - 2011
The College of New Jersey, Ewing, N.J. 9/1999-12/1999
Post-Master’s Course in Pediatrics in the Family Nurse Practitioner Program Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, College of Nursing, Newark, New Jersey
Post-Master’s Certificate, Adult Nurse Practitioner 8/1996-5/1997
Ph.D, Nursing 9/1991-5/1995
Master of Science, Maternal/Child Health Nursing 9/1984-12/1987
SUNY Health Science Center, Brooklyn, New York
Bachelor of Science, Nursing 9/1973-5/1975
Licensure and Certifications:
New Jersey State Board of Nursing State of Pennsylvania Board of Nursing Certified Nurse Practitioner: Family & Adult Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner
Licensed Registered Nurse Licensed Registered Nurse
Vermont State Board of Nursing Licensed Registered Nurse
Licensed Nurse Practitioner: Family & Adult
American Nurses Credentialing Center Yoga Alliance
Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-500) Board Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher Current Professional Affiliations and Activities:
Sigma Theta Tau - The National Honor Society for Nursing. American Nurses Association and N.J. State Nurses Association American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
New Jersey Immunization Network Yoga Alliance
Awards and Honors:
N.J. State Nurses Association, Annual Research Award 2006
University Research Council Award, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ. 1999 National Research Service Award (Postdoctoral Fellowship). 1997
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NINR Grant # T 32 NR07036
Association of Women’s Health Obstetrics and Neonatal Nurses District III 1996 Research Grant for: Lindberg, C.& Nolan, L., Women's decision making regarding
Excellence Fellowship. Rutgers the State University of New Jersey. 1991
Sigma Theta Tau - The National Honor Society for Nursing 1986
Magna Cum Laude, State University of New York 1975
Research/Scholarship In Progress:
2014-2015. Guest Editor of Anniversary Edition of MCN, The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing. Topic: Evidence-Based Practice in Maternal Child Nursing. Issue to be published in August 2015.
Lindberg, C. (in press). Editorial: Evidence-Based Practice - Be a Champion! MCN, The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing.
Jakubowski, T., Faigenbaum, A. & Lindberg, C. (in press). Pediatric Nurses and Physical Inactivity: Rethinking the evidence. MCN, The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing.
Lindberg, C. (2011). Critical Thinking Case for Complexity. In. Crowel, D.M. (2011). Complexity leadership: Nursing’s role in health care delivery. (pp. 148-150). Philadelphia: F.A. Davis. Lindberg, C. (2011). Lessons in Complexity Science: Preparing Student Nurses for Practice in
Complex Healthcare Systems. In. Ware Davidson, A., Ray, M., & Turkel, M. (2011). Nursing, caring, and Complexity Science: for human-environment well being. New York: Springer Publishing Company.
Tansky, C. & Lindberg, C. (2010). Breastfeeding as a pain intervention when immunizing infants. JNP: The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 6, 4, 287-295.
Lindberg, C., Nash, S., & Lindberg, C. (2008). On the edge: Nursing in the age of complexity. Plexus Press.
Lindberg, C. (Curt), & Lindberg, C. (Claire). (2008). Nurses take Note: A Primer on Complexity Science. In. Lindberg, C. (Claire), Nash, S., & Lindberg, C. (Curt) (Eds). (2008). On the edge: Nursing in the age of complexity. Bordentown, NJ: PlexusPress.
Lindberg, C. (2006). NP practice: An innovative model of faculty practice and scholarship. AJNP: The American Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 10, 5, 30-32, 34-36, 41-42. Lindberg, C. (2006). The experience of physical symptoms among women living with HIV.
Nursing Clinics of North America, 41, 3, 395-405.
Lindberg, C, Lewis-Spruill, C., & Crownover, R. (2006) Barriers to sexual and reproductive health care: Urban male adolescents speak out. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 29, 2, 73-88. Lindberg, C. (2004). Research Corner: Evidence-based nursing: Advanced the art and science
of nursing practice. New Jersey Nurse, Sept/Oct, 5.
Lindberg, C. (2004). Guest Editorial: Access to healthcare for adolescents. MCN, The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 29, 9.
Lindberg, C. (2003). Emergency contraception: Primary prevention of adolescent pregnancy. MCN, The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 28, 199-204.
Lindberg, C. (2003). Clinical practice: Primary care canagement of sexually transmitted urethritis in adolescent males. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 15, 156-164. Lindberg, C. & Nolan L. (2001). Women’s decision-making regarding hysterectomy.
Journal of Obstetric, gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing, 30, 607-613.
Lindberg, C. (2000). Knowledge, self-efficacy, coping and condom use among low-income urban women. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 11, (5), 42-52.
Lindberg, C. (1999). Issues in women's health. In. L. Sherwen, M. Scoloveno, & C. Weingarten (Eds.). Maternity nursing: Care of the childbearing family (3rd Ed.) (pp. 133-180). Stamford, Conn: Appleton & Lange.
Lindberg, C. (June 1999 issue). Sexual behavior and condom use among urban women attending a family planning clinic. Health Care for Women International, 20, 303-314.
Lindberg, C. (1997). Emergency contraception: The nurse’s role in providing postcoital options. JOGNN 26(2), 145-151.
Lindberg, C. (1996). Pregnancy and HIV: Information for healthcare providers. New Brunswick, N.J.: New Jersey Women and AIDS Network
Lindberg, C. (1996). Vaginal microbicide under development. NJWAN NEWS, Fall 1996, 3. (available from New Jersey Women & AIDS Network, New Brunswick, N.J). Lindberg, C. (1995). Perinatal transmission of HIV infection: How to counsel women.
The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, 20, 207-212.
Lindberg, C. (1995). Correlates of condom use among low-income, urban women.
Doctoral Dissertation. University Microfilms. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Newark, N.J. Lindberg, C. (1992). Grief response to mid-trimester fetal loss, Journal of Perinatology, XII(2),
Lindberg, C. (1987). Grief response to mid-trimester fetal loss. Unpublished master's thesis, Rutger's the State University of New Jersey, Newark, N.J.
Lindberg, Claire. (2009). Complexity Science Basics: A (Very) Brief Introduction. On the Edge: Nursing in the Age of Complexity. 3rd Annual Complexity & Nursing Conference (2009). [National, invited].
Lindberg, C. (2008). Classroom Jazz: Classroom Jazz: Using the Principles of Complexity Science to Foster Learning in the Classroom. Creating Jazz: Transforming Exchanges in Education & Practice, A National Conference on Professional Nursing Education and Development. 35th Annual Professional Nurse Educators Group (PNEG) conference October 17-19, 2008. [National,
Lindberg, C. (2008). HIV and the Elderly: The Aging of the AIDS Epidemic. Advancing Research for the Older Population. Princeton Healthcare System. 4th Annual Research Day. September 17, 2008. [Local Invited.]
Lindberg, C. & Lindberg, C. (2008). Primer on Complexity Science. On the Edge: Nursing in the Age of Complexity. (August 4, 2008). Plexus Institute. Unity Village, Mo. [National, invited]
Nash, S. & Lindberg, C. (2007). Teaching and Learning in a Complexity-Inspired Classroom: Strategies for Interaction and Participation. The Science of Complexity: In Teaching, Leading & Research. Plexus Institute. 7/23/2007. [national, refereed].
Lindberg, C. (2007). Panelist: From Theory to Practice: The Exemplar of Nursing. The Science of Complexity: In Teaching, Leading, & Research. Plexus Institute. 7/23/2007. [national, invited]. Lindberg, C. (2007) Evidence-Based Nursing. New Jersey State Nurses Association Annual Convention. Lindberg, C. (2006). Evidence-Based Nursing: Power for Nursing Practice. Princeton University
Medical Center, 2nd Annual Research Symposium 9/5/06.
Lindberg, C. (2006). Nursing Care of Patients with Chronic and Complex Conditions. Complexity Science: Knowledge, Learning and Resources to Advance Nursing Education, Practice and Leadership. Also presented in 2004
Lindberg, C. (2006). Prevention of Pregnancy After Sexual Assault: A Guide to Emergency Contraception for the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner. Lecture given to nurses registered in the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Basic Training Course. Also presented in 2004 Lindberg, C. (2006). Sexually Transmitted Infections: A Guide for the Sexual Assault Nurse
Examiner. Lecture given to nurses registered in the Lecture given to nurses registered in the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Basic Training Course April-May 2006.
Lindberg, C. (2006). Perinatal Mood Disorders: Psychiatric Illness During Pregnancy and Postpartum. City of Trenton, Division of Public Health. Sponsored by NJ DHHS & NJ
Maternal Child Health Consortium. (Presented 3 times at varying health centers)
Lindberg, Claire, Lindberg, Curt, & Wiggins, M. (2005). Symposium: Complexity, The Science of Relationships. Nursing the Profession of Relationships. Scientific Sessions. 38th Biennial Convention. Sigma Theta Tau International.
Lindberg, C. (2005). Teaching Complexity Science: Nursing Care of Patients with Chronic and Complex Diseases. Complexity Science: Opportunities for Nursing Education.
American Association of Colleges of Nursing and Plexus Institute.
Lindberg, C. (2004) Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention: Strategies for Improving Contraceptive
Method Adherence. 2004 American College of Nurse Practitioners National Clinical Conference. Lindberg, C., Casey, K., & Bataille, S. (2004). Development and Testing of a Scale to Measure
Symptom Distress Among Women Living with HIV/AIDS. Building Community Through Research. 15th International Nursing Research Congress. Sigma Theta Tau.
Lindberg, C. (2002). Primary Healthcare for Adolescents: Innovative Model of Faculty Practice and Scholarship. National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties, 28th Annual Meeting
Lindberg, C. (2002). Pregnancy Prevention for Adolescents: Emergency Contraception. New Jersey Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.
Lindberg, C. (2001). Primary Care for Female Adolescents: Emergency (Post-Coital) Contraception. Pediatric and Family Practice Departments, Princeton Medical Center, Princeton, N.J. Lindberg, C. (1999). I Made a Learned, Investigated Decision: Women’s Decision-Making
Regarding Hysterectomy. Association of Women’s Health Obstetrical and Neonatal Nurses, Lindberg, C. ( 1998). Correlates of Condom Use Among Urban Women. Association of Nurses in
AIDS Care. Eleventh Annual Conference. San Antonio, Texas.
Lindberg, C. (1998). Women’s Decision Making Regarding Hysterectomy. Changing Clinical Practice Through Investigation. N. J. Section. Association of Women’s Health Obstetrical and Neonatal Nurses.