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Rosemary Collier, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor

Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences


Rosemary Collier worked in medical research for many years before embarking on a second career in nursing. She holds a BS in psychology from Fordham University and worked in genetic and pulmonary research at Rockefeller University and the Weill Cornell Medical College at New York Presbyterian Hospital.

Since moving to Binghamton, Collier earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Binghamton University's Decker School of Nursing. She has been working since 2007 with Decker's Interdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Program (ITURP) and teaches nursing research at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Collier is an emergency department nurse in the Binghamton area, as well as a sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE). She typically teaches an emergency nursing elective in the fall semester.


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

Research Interests

  • Addiction behaviors
  • Tobacco use and cessation
  • Research and nursing education
  • Qualitative research

Clinical Interests

  • Emergency nursing

Teaching Interests

  • Research methods
  • Emergency nursing