Tyshaneka Lamina Saffold

MSN, RN, PhD
Assistant Professor
Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden
530 Federal Street
Room 337
Camden, NJ 08102
Phone 
(856) 225-6298

Education 
MSN: Thomas Jefferson University, 2008
BSN: Thomas Jefferson University, 2001
PhD: Rutgers University, 2020
Expertise 
Community Health
Urban Health
Social determinants of health
Health disparities
Health inequities
Violence
Adolescent health
Health across the life span
Health promotion and prevention
Adverse childhood experiences and the effect on health
Biography 

Dr. Tyshaneka Saffold is an Assistant Professor at the Rutgers University School of Nursing-Camden. Dr. Saffold is an advocate who is passionate about improving the health of those in underserved populations. Her core values shape her philosophy of nursing: everyone deserves to be treated with ki...read more

Selected Publications 

Edited Books, Anthologies, Collections, Bibliographies

Contributor, Mosby’s Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions, 10th Edition.  St. Louis, Elsevier, 2017.

Contributor, Mosby’s Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions, Pocket 8th Edition, 2016.

Funding - External 

2014-2016 (Grant Amount: $250,000)
New Paths to Professional Nursing Program, The Rutgers-Camden/Cooper Collaborative for Upward Mobility in Nursing (RCC ColUMN), NJ Health Initiatives Program, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Role: Faculty Advisor to seven students. Principal Investigator: J. P. Robinson.

Certifications 
2008 — Post Master's Certificate in Nursing Education
Professional Organizations 
American Nurses Association