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Kean University

Prisca Anuforo is the Executive Director of the School of Nursing at Kean University. Prisca is an experienced administrator who has chaired two different associate degree programs prior to coming to Kean University. At Kean, she served as the RN-BSN Coordinator prior to becoming the Executive Director of the School of Nursing. She received her BSN and MSN in Transcultural Nursing Administration from Kean University and her DNP in Nursing Leadership from Fairleigh Dickinson University. She is nationally certified as a Transcultural Nurse Leader (CTN-A). Dr. Anuforo has been engaged in nursing practice and education for over 30 years. She has taught students at all levels of their education, including students in AS, RN to BSN, undergraduate and graduate nursing programs as well as mentoring DNP and Advanced Practice Nurse students. Dr. Anuforo’s research interests include holistic nursing education and practice, women’s right and health issues, widowhood, transcultural nursing, and interprofessional education and practice. She is a member of the New Jersey State Nurses Association, Nigerian Nurses Association in North America, Transcultural Nursing Society, and Sigma Theta Tau International, Lambda Iota Chapter. She is the current faculty Liaison for Lambda Iota Chapter. She is also a member of American Association of Colleges of Nursing, the National League of Nursing, and the Organization of Nurse Leaders. She is on the NLN Admission Committee and was recently recommended to serve on the Board of Commissioners for the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Courses Taught

  • Nursing Research
  • Leadership
  • Transcultural Nursing,
  • Issues and Trends in Nursing
  • Health Policy and Fiscal Management

Selected Publications

Anuforo, P., & Glinka, J. (2021). Culturally Competent Care Practice in Conducting Medical Mission. Journal of Cultural Diversity. Accepted for

Publication September 2021.

Anuforo, P., Guttman, M.S., Parietti, E. (2012). Patients’ perception of interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome disease management. UPNAAI Nursing Journal. 2012; 8: 36-41.

Anuforo, P., Oyedele, L. O, & Pacquiao, D., (2004). Comparative study of meanings, beliefs, and practices of female circumcision among three Nigerian tribes in the United States and Nigeria. Journal of Transcultural Nursing 15:103-13.

Namazi, M., Holan, G.P., McKenzie, S.E, Anuforo, P., Pax, J., Knis-Mathews, L., & Marks, D. (2019). An exploratory survey study of grand rounds as an interprofessional education tool for graduate students in the health professions. Journal Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups 4(2): 299 – 306.

Patestos, C., Anuforo, P., & Walker, D. (2019). Incorporating holism in nursing education through the Integrative Student Growth Model (ISGM). Journal of Applied Nursing Research http://doi:10.1016/j.apnr.2019.05.001.