Judy Kaufmann, Dr.PH, FNP-BC
Part-Time Faculty (DNP Program)
Scaife Hall 009

Educational Background

  • Dr.PH, Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 2004
  • DrPH, Behavioral Health, University of Pittsburgh, 2004
  • Bachelor of Science, Education, California University, 1970
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Carlow University, 1984
  • Master of Arts, English and Communications, California University of Pennsylvania, 1976
  • Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner, University of Pittsburgh, 1989

Professional Background

  • Nationally Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

Area of Expertise/Research

  • Primary Care/Internal Medicine/ Orthopedics/ Obesity/ School Violence


  • Ramponi, DR., Kaufmann, JA. (2012). Elbow injuries and fractures. Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal. 34(2),99-109.
  • Wolff-McDonough, P., Kaufmann, JA., Foreman, S., Wisotsky, J., Wexler, C. (2010). Using insulin pump therapy in poorly controlled type 2 diabetes. The Diabetes Educator. 36(4), 657-665.
  • Columbo, K., Brenner, SJ., Sacchi, TJ., Kaufmann, JA. (2010). Obesity and in hospital outcomes following percutaneous coronary intervention for STEMI. American Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 14(9-10).
  • Kaufmann,JA. (2009). Health history and physical assessment. In Bernardo & Herman (Eds.) Core Curriculum for Pediatric Emergency Nursing. New York:ENA.
  • Bernardo, LM., Matthews, JT., Kaufmann, JA., Yang, K. (2008). Teaching critical appraisal skills to school nurses. Journal of Continuing Education. 10(99), 1-7.
  • Drennan, L., Kaufmann, JA. (2007). A case study: eleven year old boy with burning, pruritic rash. Clinician Reviews. 17(6).
  • Kaufmann, JA. (2006). The ABCD program: back to basics for weight management in children. Obesity. 14(9), A219.
  • Doswell, WM., Protis, S., Jemison, T., Kaufmann, JA., Braxter, B. (2004). The NIA group: a program of self-development for preadolescent African-American girls. Nursing Leadership Forum. 8(3), 95-99.
  • Lamb, J., Puskar, K., Sereika, S., Kaufmann, JA. (2002). Anger assessment in rural high school students. Journal of School Health.
  • Kaufmann, JA. (1999). Low back pain: diagnosis and management in primary care. Lippincott's Primary Care Practice. 3(4), 376-393.


  • 2012 - The DNP: Terminal Degree or Pathway to PhD? AACN National Conference, Naples, Florida
  • 2011 - BSN and MSN to DNP Students: Apples and Oranges? NONPF 2011 Annual Conference Alberquerque, New Mexico
  • 2010 - DNP practice: Benchmarks of Clinical Expertise and Scholarship 3rd National DNP Conference San Diego, California
  • 2009 - Research needs of DNP Students in Non-Research Intensive Universities: Addressing the "Ripple Effect" on Library support services NONPF Annual Conference Portland, Oregon
  • 2010 - Prescribing Update for Medications in Special Populations PA Coalition of Nurse Practitioners Annual Conference Hershey, PA