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Catherine Paradiso

Assistant Professor

Dr. Catherine Paradiso is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, The New York State Nurse Practitioner Association, and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society. Research interests include health needs of transgender people. Dr. Paradiso has presented her research at regional conferences. She is an Adult Nurse Practitioner and a Nurse Practitioner in Psychiatry/Mental Health. She has practiced in many areas of Advanced Practice and held many Senior Leadership positions. Dr. Paradiso maintains faculty practice as a Nurse Practitioner and has been the recipient of many awards and honors in Nursing and the Community. She presently is the program coordinator for all graduate programs.


DNP, University of Buffalo

MS, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Stonybrook University

MS, Nursing, Rutgers University PMC, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Rutgers University

BS, Wagner College

AAS, The College of Staten Island

Scholarship and Publications

Paradiso, C., Arca-Contreras, K., Brillhart, S. J., Macchiarola, J., & Curcio, D. L. (2022). Integration of transgender health: A multi-modal approach. Teaching and Learning in Nursing17(4), 425-432.

Andrusko, D., & Paradiso, C. (2022). Establishing a process to improve the collection of family health history. The Nurse Practitioner47(4), 32-40.

Paradiso, C., & Lally, R. M. (2018). Nurse Practitioner Knowledge, Attitudes, and Beliefs When Caring for Transgender People. Transgender health3(1), 47-56.

Morgan, C., Endozoa, N., Paradiso, C., McNamara, M., & McGuire, M. (2008). Enhanced toileting program decreases incontinence in long term care. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety34(4), 206-208.

Catherine Paradiso

Contact Information

Office: Building 5S Room 207
Office Hours

Monday: 1pm - 4pm