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Connie  Jozwiak-Shields, Ph.D., ANP-BC, RN

Connie Jozwiak-Shields, Ph.D., ANP-BC, RN

Assistant Professor

Office Location:
Seton Hall


Dr. Jozwiak-Shields has taught in the Department of Nursing since it reopened in 2006 and had been a faculty member in the College of Nursing in the 1980s and 90s. She is an adult nurse practitioner in a clinical research practice and volunteers in an inner city health center in Buffalo.  Dr. Jozwiak-Shields has a Ph.D. in medical sociology and also teaches in the Sociology Department.  She is coordinator of the RN-BS program.

Current Research

Currently examining individuals' perceptions regarding receiving flu vaccinations.

Educational Background

  • B.S., Niagara University
  • M.S., State University of New York at Buffalo 
  • Adult Nurse Practitioner in Primary Care Post graduate courses (3) in ""eaching in Nursing," State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo

Current Involvement

Connie is a nationally board certified adult nurse practitioner that maintains a clinical practice with a medical research group and volunteers weekly as an adult nurse practitioner at an inner-city health center, which serves a low income and large refugee population on the East side of Buffalo.

She is also a member of the Niagara University Academic Integrity Board, chair of St. Gregory the Great Roman Catholic Church's pastoral executive committee and a member of the Bufffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart's enrollment management commitee.