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Leigh Small, PhD, RN, PNP-PC, FAAN

  • Professor
  • Associate Dean of Academic Affairs


PhD, University of Rochester

MS, University of Rochester

BS, Keuka College

Interest Areas:

Pediatric Obesity

Child Maladaptation to Acute Hospitalization

Child Development

Nursing Education

Educational Strategies

Curricular Development

Evidence-Based Practice


Sigma Theta Tau International and Johnson & Johnson (2016). An Evaluation of an 18-Month Leadership Academy for Maternal-Child Nurses. (privately funded through Johnson & Johnson).

Health Resources and Services Administration Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention – Bachelor of Science in Nursing Practicums in Community Settings Program (2016-2018). PRimary care Options to Maximize Opportunities to Transform Education in Nursing (PROMOTE-Nursing) ($800,000). Small, L., Faculty Administrator and Scholarship Mentor;