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Joyce Scarpinato, DNP,PNP-BC,FNP-C

Joyce Scarpinato, DNP,PNP-BC,FNP-C
Appointed 08/14/03
3RD FL College of Nursing
545 Cedar Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-4276

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Research Programs and Affiliations

  • College of Nursing

Education & Fellowships

  • DNP: SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine, 2012, Child Health
  • Post Graduate Training: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2009, FNP Primary Care
  • MS: Syracuse University, 1997, Child Health / PNP Primary Care
  • BS: University of Maine, 1986, Nursing

Clinical Interests

  • Primary Care;

    Pediatric Asthma;

    Global Health / yearly medical mission to El Salvador

Education Interests

  • Graduated Pediatric Nurse Practitioner students and the application of theory to practice.


Research Interests

  • NP / patient communication with EMR

    Computerized Electronic Medical Record and the effect on nonverbal communication


  • National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
  • National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF)
  • Nurse Practitioner Association of New York State - Syracuse Chapter
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
  • Sigma Theta Tau, Omicron Chapter (International Honor Society of Nursing)
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