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Joyce M. Rhodes-Keefe, PhD, RNC-MNN

Clinical Assistant Professor

Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences


Joyce Rhodes-Keefe was an adjunct faculty member at the Decker School of Nursing from 1995 to 1997, before becoming a full-time faculty member in 2008. She teaches at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Her professional clinical experience has encompassed orthopedics, medical-surgical, walk-in care and maternal-newborn care. In addition, she has worked in nursing education in the hospital setting.

She obtained orthopedic nursing certification and currently holds certification in maternal newborn nursing.


  • PhD, nursing Binghamton University
  • Post-master's certificate in nursing education, Binghamton University
  • MS, nursing, Binghamton University
  • BS, nursing, Binghamton University

Research Interests

  • Maternal-newborn nursing
  • Simulation in education
  • Tobacco use

Clinical Interests

  • Maternal-newborn care
  • Orthopedics
  • Primary care

Teaching Interests

  • Fundamental skills for undergraduates
  • Research

Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae