Bonni Cohen, PhD

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College of Nursing,
Valdosta State University, USA

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Dr. Bonni Cohen is an Assistant Professor and Associate Dean at Valdosta State University College of Nursing and Health Sciences. She earned her BSN from the University of Akron in 1995 and her MSN as an Adult Nurse Practitioner/Clinical Nurse Specialist in 2004 from Medical College of Ohio. She completed a Post-Master’s Certificate as a Family Nurse Practitioner at the University of Massacheusetts, Boston in 2005. She earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree from the University of Massacheusetts, Boston in May 2013. Dr. Cohen is currently a PhD student at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Dr. Cohen focuses her clinical practice on advanced heart failure. She also has extensive clinical experience in cardiology and critical care transport. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau honor society, the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty, the Heart Failure Society of America, the American Association of Heart Failure Nurses, and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.Dr. Cohen was the principal investigator on a Quality Improvement Project, implementing and integrating early identification of patients in the private clinic setting with systolic and diastolic heart failure for early evaluation and support of symptom management and quality of life. Her current research focuses on graduate students, simulation and evidence-based practice.

Research Interest

Dr. Bonni Cohen Research Interest includes clinical practices on advanced heart failure.