Our featured member Paule Joseph, PhD, MSN, FNP-BC, CTN-B.
Dr. Joseph’s career goal is to lead, represent and mentor the up-and-coming next generation of future research leaders from diverse and disadvantaged backgrounds as independent scientists in a premier research-intensive institution. In addition, her aim is to gain knowledge and contribute to the scientific literature on the mechanisms by which the microbiome regulates eating behavior and the relationship with metabolic digestive diseases.
Dr. Joseph’s research interest in eating behavior, genetics, obesity, symptom management and gastrointestinal disorders stems from her clinical practice and research experience as a gastrointestinal nurse and family nurse practitioner. She worked as a clinical nurse at Mount Sinai Hospital and at Columbia Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Hospital in New York City. Dr. Joseph has practiced nursing in the areas of Rehabilitation Medicine and Gastrointestinal Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Joseph brings a unique perspective to her program of research—a perspective that incorporates both clinical and bench science approaches.
Dr. Joseph has received many awards and recognitions including the highly competitive Johnson &Johnson- American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s Minority Nurse Faculty Scholarship. The Pace University Lienhard School of Nursing Dean’s Alumni Award for Outstanding Professional Contribution, the University of Pennsylvania Teresa I. Lynch Award for outstanding commitment to leadership and social activism. Dr. Joseph is the Chair of the NAHN Nominating Committee.