Welcome to the Rutgers School of Nursing - Camden
Rutgers University is a world-class public research university. The Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden became the fourth designated school on the Rutgers–Camden campus in 2011, but its tradition of excellence in nursing education extends over 35 years. We have an impressive record of success, which is powered by:
- A traditional baccalaureate nursing program that integrates nursing courses with natural and social sciences, arts, and humanities beginning in the first year of study.
- An Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program for career changers interested in pursuing a second bechelors degree.
- An RN to BS track for students who already hold a registered nurse license and an online RN-BS program.
- Wound ostomy care certification and school nurse certification for nursing professionals.
- A Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program, an alternative to research-focused doctoral programs.
- Affiliations with top hospitals and health care agencies that provide challenging clinical experiences.
- Personalized attention from nursing faculty who are leaders in their fields of nursing.
- Opportunities to build skills and knowledge through participation in research and service learning projects locally, regionally, and globally.
Dr. Cynthia Ayres is an Associate Professor at Rutgers School of Nursing, Camden. The foundation of her work centers on health promotion and disease prevention activities in adolescents and young adults. She investigates the factors that influence the delivery of clinical preventive services among health care practitioners as well as the factors that influence the health practices of adolescents and young adults.
She is a member of the Editorial Boards for the Journal of Nursing Practice Applications & Reviews of Nursing Research and the Journal of Interprofessional Healthcare and serves on peer review panels for a number of nursing and interdisciplinary journals. She has published in numerous peer reviewed journals and has presented at a number of national and international nursing and interdisciplinary research conferences. In addition, she is member of the NJ Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan Evaluation Committee, and served on several state advisory committees for the NJ Commission on Cancer, including the Nursing Advisory Committee.
She has also engaged in international work with the University of the Philippines, Manila, College of Nursing, as a Visiting Professor serving as a member of a Consortium of Peer Researchers and Reviewers. She was a Fellow in the AACN Leadership for Academic Nursing Program, a Fellow at the Rutgers Center for Urban Youth and Families, is also a Fellow in the National Academies of Practice, Nursing Academy.