Faculty

Gina Reiners, Ph.D., APRN

Director, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Joined USJ: 2010
Gina Reiners, Ph.D., APRN

A True Professional & Lifelong Learner
The challenge with Dr. Gina Reiners lies in encapsulating her vast experience into a cohesive statement. With:

  • five academic degrees
  • clinical experience as a psychiatric nurse and APRN
  • hospital and business leadership
  • and an applied commitment to transformational leadership,

Reiners defies easy classification — and therein lies the value of her USJ service.

As a professor and lifelong learner, Reiner said, “I believe that each learner — including faculty — has the potential to become a transformational leader who believes through reason and passion that they will inspire our next generation of learners.”

Scholarship and Mentorship

Citing her experience as “giving me the ability to be a catalyst and instrument in assisting each learner,” Reiners brings the totality of nursing into the classroom: pedagogy, community service, and scholarship: “I have embraced a teaching philosophy that includes a shared vision of scholarship sustained through mentorship.”

Academic Degrees

Ph.D. in Education, Capella University
Master of Science in Nursing, University of Saint Joseph
Master of Arts in Psychology, New York University
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Southern Connecticut State University
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Southern Connecticut State University

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