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Nancy L. Rothman

Interim Chair of the Department of Nursing
Independence Foundation Professor of Urban Community Nursing
Director, Community-Based Practices


Jones Hall - Room 515
Office: 215-707-5436
Fax: 215-707-5181


  • Ed.D, Curriculum Theory and Development, Temple University
  • M.S.N., University of Pennsylvania 
  • M.Ed., Beaver College
  • B.S.N., University of Pittsburg

Research Interests

  • Community-driven outcome research with underserved populations at risk for disparity in health, including environmental exposures


Nancy L. Rothman is the Independence Foundation Professor of Urban Community Nursing in the Department of Nursing, College of Health Professions and Social Work of Temple University, where she serves as Director of Community-based Practices.  Her research focuses upon primary health care and community-defined health risks and prevention/intervention strategies.  She serves as a consultant to the Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC) Health Network, a network of nurse practitioner-led primary care practices and is a member of the Governing Board of the National Nursing Centers Consortium.