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Nancy L. Rothman

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 Pittsburgh


Nancy L. Rothman is the Independence Foundation Professor of Urban Community Nursing in the Department of Nursing 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.  

Research Interests

  • Adolescent Health
  • Chronic Disease
  • Chronic Disease Prevention
  • Community Based Program Evaluation
  • Curriculum Development
  • Diabetes
  • Environmental Health
  • Evidence Based Practice
  • Health Disparities
  • Health Education
  • Health Policy
  • Health Promotion
  • Health Services
  • Homelessness
  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
  • Human Sexuality
  • Interprofessional Education Activities
  • Literacy
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Men's Health
  • Minority Health
  • Nurse Managed Care
  • Nutrition
  • Obesity
  • Physical Activity
  • Program Evaluation
  • Quality of Life
  • School Based Treatment Interventions 
  • Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Vaccines
  • Violence Prevention
  • Water Quality
  • Women's Health