Dr. Nancy Pontes’ academic interests focus upon the improvement of population health trans-nationally. As a family nurse practitioner (FNP) and Distinguished Fellow and Practitioner of the National Academy of Practice (FNAP), Dr. Pontes has worked in a variety of roles and leadership positions. ...read more
Articles in Refereed Journals
Pontes, N. M., Ayres, C. G., and Pontes, M. C. F. (2018). Additive Interactions Between Gender and Bullying Victimization on Depressive Symptoms and Suicidality: Youth Risk Behavior Survey 2011–2015. Nursing Research, 67(6), 430-438. doi: 10.1097/NNR.0000000000000310
Pontes, N. M., Ayres, C. G., Lewandowski, C., and Pontes, M. C. F. (2018). Trends in bullying victimization among US high school students. Journal of Research in Nursing and Health, (Early Reading), 1-9. doi: 10.1002/nur.21868
Ayres, C. G. and Pontes, N. M. (2018). Use of theory to examine health responsibility in urban adolescents. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 38, 40-45.
Ayres, C. G. and Pontes, N. M. (2017). Factors related to substance use among U.S. high school adolescents. Journal of Nursing Practice Applications and Reviews of Research. 7(1), 40-49.
Ayres, C. G. and Pontes, N. M. (2016). Understanding the non-medical use and abuse of prescription medications in U.S. high school adolescents. Journal of School Nursing, 1-8. doi: 10.1177/1059840516677322
2018 – Amount: $1000.
Rutgers University, Open and Affordable Textbooks Grant. Pontes, Nancy M. H., Role: Principal Investigator.
2017 – Amount: $1,000.
Rutgers University, International Studies and Program Grant. Pontes, Nancy M. H., Role: Principal Investigator.
2015 – Amount: $5,000.
Rutgers School of Nursing—Camden, Internal research start-up funds.
2016 – ongoing (Grant Amount: $566,832 over three years)
Title: "Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Languages" granted by the Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE): Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language (UISFL) Program. This funding helps advance the study of Spanish language within study abroad courses that focus on global population health for Health Care Professionals. Pontes, Nancy M. H., Role: Principal Investigator. Award# P016A160081.
2018 to Present — Faculty Fellow, Engaged Civic Learning, Rutgers University—Camden
2017 to Present — Faculty Fellow, Rutgers University, Community Leadership Center
2016 to Present — Fellow, National Academies of Practice
2016 to 2017 — Faculty Fellow, Digital Teaching Fellowship, Rutgers University
Professional Awards and Honors
2019 — Nursing Research Authorship Award, Eastern Nursing Research Society
2018 — Innovations in the Continuum of Care, Organization of Nurse Leaders of New Jersey
2017 — Distinguished Fellow and Practitioner of the National Academies of Practice, Nursing Division
2013 — New Jersey College Health Association (NJCHA), Honorary Nursing Excellence Award in College Health
2017 to Present — Scholarly Writing Retreat Participant, National League for Nurses (NLN)