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Geraldine R. Britton, PhD, RN, FNP

Research Associate Professor

Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Background

Geraldine (Gerri) R. Avidano Britton is a research assistant professor at Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Education

  • PhD, Binghamton University
  • FNP certification, Binghamton University
  • MS, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • BS, Hunter College-CUNY

Research Interests

  • Founder and co-director of the Interdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Program (ITURP)
  • Assessment of tobacco use: survey design and testing, biomarkers, focus groups
  • Development of nursing interventional videos on smoking, including vaping
  • Focus on adolescence, college-age and perinatal period prevention and cessation
  • Coordinator of the Healthy Practices Group for Decker College's Kresge Center for Nursing Research, focusing on promotion of health and behavioral change
  • Translational clinical research: quantitative and qualitative

Awards

  • Professional Nurses of the Twin Tiers/ANA Nurse Excellence Award, 2016
  • Research Mentor Award, Eastern Nurses Research Society, 2012
  • Distinguished Dissertation Award in Social Sciences, Management, Education and Nursing, Binghamton University, 2005

Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae