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Amy Ansehl, R.N., D.N.P., FNP-BC

Associate Dean School of Health Sciences and Practice
Director of Community Outreach and Education for the Children’s Environmental Health Center of the Hudson Valley Associate Professor in the Department of Public Health
Applied Practice Experience Director

Email: amy_ansehl@nymc.edu

Telephone: (914) 594-4947

Address:

School of Health Sciences and Practice, Room 207
New York Medical College
Valhalla, NY 10595

Professional Interests:

Dr. Ansehl ’s faculty appointment is in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences as Associate Professor. Associate Dean for Student Experience for the School of Health Sciences and Practice. Dr. Ansehl has been an employee of New York Medical College since 2000. She has considerable expertise working with communities to advance public health, and developing public health projects for student practica. She has demonstrated educational leadership in her community activities as a coalition leader and chairperson for Westchester County, the New York State Department of Health, the March of Dimes, the American Lung Association, the Hudson Valley Asthma Coalition, the United Way, and the Visiting Nurse Services in Westchester, Dutchess, Putnam, and the Bronx. Dr. Ansehl has developed sustainable grant-funded community programs that have both promoted and changed public health policy. She has developed and implemented many successful public health presentations, workshops, and conferences. In addition, she directs community outreach and education for the Children’s Environmental Health Center of the Hudson Valley.  She is  the chairman of the Board of Directors of Visiting Nurse Services in Westchester which  also serves the Bronx, Dutchess, Rockland and Putnam Counties.  She am a member of the Board of Directors  for Hudson Valley Community Services which serves seven counties of the lower Hudson Valley region.  Dr. Ansehl is the vice president of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) inaugural chapter at NYMC. Dr. Ansehl is a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine

Awards:

  • Leadership in tobacco Control by the American Lung Association
  • NYMC Outstanding Service Award for the education of first year medical students in the Foundations of Clinical Medicine 1(FCM-1)
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing Cameo of Care award
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing Leslie A. Hoffman Endowed Research award
  • Columbia University School of Nursing 2016 Alumni Award for distinction in Nursing Administration

Education Profile:

Graduate Degree: D.N.P.
Graduate Degree Institution: University of Pittsburgh, DNP; Columbia University, BSN, MSN
Undergraduate Institution: Washington University in St. Louis, BA

 Key Professional Service:

2021 Present

Board member, Westchester Community College Foundation

2019-Present

Board Member, Hospice & Palliative Care of Westchester

2018-Present

Chairperson, Visiting Nurse Services in Westchester Foundation

2017-Present

Committee member, New York State Advisory Committee for the March of Dimes

2016- Present        

Committee member, New York State Senate Committee for the Nursing Workforce Development

Selected Bibliography:

Murthy P, Ansehl A. Technology & the Practice of Global Public Health. New York, NY: Springer Academic; 2020

Banquet A, Ansehl A, Krishnan, S., Kim, Dozor A.J. Primary Care Asthma Preceptorship Program (PCAP): A Novel Approach to Educate and Promote Best Practices by Community-Based Providers in the Management of Asthma. 2019 (pending)

Kim HD, Ansehl A, Lee YJ, et al. Improvement prediction process prevent chronic diseases from environmental threat: Integration omics to decision process in quality of health. Health Educ Public Health, 2018;1(2):115 – 120

Krishnan S, Ansehl A, Lopez-Novillo A, Dozor AJ. Parental self-reported environmental exposures in over 9,000 children with respiratory illnesses. Am J Resp Crit Care Med, 2017;195(Abstract Issue): A4832

Krishnan S, Ansehl A, Lopez-Novillo A, Dozor AJ. Influence of Primary Residence: Urban, Rural or Suburban, on Parental Self-Reported Environmental Exposures in 9,000 Children with Respiratory Illness. Am J Resp Crit Care Med, 2017;195(Abstract Issue): A4800

Murthy P, Ansehl A, & Narasimhadevra A. Academia’s Role in Improving Aid Effectiveness. Improving Aid Effectiveness in Global Health. New York, NY: Springer Science, 171-177, 2015

Ansehl A, Katz M, & Murthy P. Society, Exercise and Women, in Murthy P, Smith L (Eds). Women’s Global Health and Human Rights. Boston, MA: Jones and Bartlett, 451-460, 2008.

Ansehl A. (2012).  National Nurses week: The role of nurses in promoting health. Blythedale Children’s Hospital presented on May 12, 2012

Banquet A, Ansehl, A., Krishnan, S., Kim, Y., Smith H., & Dozor A.J. (2012). Primary Care Asthma Preceptorship Program (PCAP): A Novel Approach to Educate and Promote Best Practices by Community-Based Providers in the management of asthma. American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference fall 2012, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Murthy, P. & Ansehl, A. (2012). Women’s Health is Societies Wealth- oral presentation Venue APHA annual meeting in San Francisco

Ansehl, A., Barr, F., Galkowski, L., Gorman, K., & Harris, J. (2011). Cortrak Advanced Technology for Enteral Feeding. Memorial Medical Center Research Symposium presented on March 28, 2011.

Shakarjian, M., Kim, H., Ansehl, A., Archer-Dyer H, Dozor A, Amler R, Heck D, & Chen CC (2010). Piloting a Public Health Detailing Intervention for the Children’s Environmental Health Center of the Hudson Valley (CEHCHV). SOPHE poster session

Shakarjian, M., Viola, D., Hudson J., Ansehl, A., Dozor, A.J, Amler, R., Arno, P., &Heck D. (2010). Combined Use of Research- Based Methods and Community Outreach Approaches to Improve Respiratory Health in Pre- School Children.

Ansehl, A., Katz, M., & Murthy, Society, Exercise and Women, in Murthy P, Smith L (Eds) (2008). Women’s Global Health and Human Rights (451-460) Boston, MA: Jones and Bartlett

Ansehl A., Katz M., Murthy P. (2008). Promoting physical activity in girls and women. Presentation to the National Girl Scouts of America May 12, 2008.

Managing Healthcare today, policy Issue, March 2008, vol 12 issue 4 the Art and Science of Healthcare Policy- Communities Matter.

Weiss- Harrison, A & Ansehl, A. (2006). Presentation to the New York State Department of Health Obesity Prevention Summit.  A retrospective chart review of Body Mass Index  in elementary school- aged children. April 12, 2006, Albany, New York.

Presentations:

November 8, 2014

Mallet, J., Weiner, C., & Ansehl A. (2014) Developing a Wound Care Formulary for a home care population presentation at the Northeast Region Wound/Ostomy/Continence Nurses Conference

November 17, 2014

Ansehl, A., & Murthy, P. (2014). Building Strategic Partnerships to enhance Population Health Equity presentation at The APHA 142 Annual Meeting and Expo, New Orleans, LA

November 17, 2014

Ansehl, A., & Murthy, P. (2014). Preventive  Strategies which identify Violence Against Women(VAW) by Community Health Workers(CHW’s), Nurses, and other Caregivers in their homes presentation at the APHA 142 Annual Meeting and Expo, New Orleans, LA

November 18, 2014

Owens, G., & Ansehl, A., Murthy, M. (2014). Malaria and Vector-Borne Diseases: the adoption of behaviors protecting populations participating in outdoor physical activity from exposure to tick borne illnesses presentation at The APHA 142 Annual Meeting and Expo, New Orleans, LA

November 18, 2014

Murthy, M., & Ansehl, A. (2014). Women’s Health and Human Rights: Is it a missing link? Presentation at The APHA 142 Annual Meeting and Expo, New Orleans, LA

November 2, 2015

Ansehl, A., & Murthy, P. (2015). Communication Skills and Resources for Global Workforce Development: Community Outreach and Capacity Building presentation at the APHA 143rd Annual Meeting and  Expo, Chicago, IL

November 2, 2015

Ansehl, A., & Murthy, P. (2015). Promoting a Powerful Public Health Workforce: A Call to Action presentation at the APHA 143rd Annual Meeting and  Expo, Chicago, IL

November 2, 2015

Ansehl, A., & Murthy, P. (2015). Promoting Environmental Sustainability  through a Health in all Policies Approach presentation at the APHA 143rd Annual Meeting and  Expo, Chicago, IL

November 3, 2015

Ansehl, A., Gadomski, M. & Murthy, P. (2015). Public Health Nurses Lead Policy Change in Tobacco Screening for Homecare at the APHA 143rd Annual Meeting and  Expo, Chicago, IL

November 4, 2015

Ansehl, A., & Murthy, P. (2015). Training Community Health Workers to Optimize Social Media Technologies to Reach Special Populations at the APHA 143rd Annual Meeting and  Expo, Chicago, IL

November 31, 2016    

Ansehl, A., & Murthy, P. (2016). Telemedicine: Advancing the right to health through better access globally at the APHA 144rd Annual Meeting and Expo, Denver, CO

November 31, 2016    

Ansehl, A., Murthy, P., & Heck, D. (2016). An Academic Practice Partnership that advances access and a right to health: The Children’s Environmental Health Center of the Hudson Valley at the APHA 144rd Annual Meeting and Expo, Denver, CO

November 31, 2016     

Ansehl, A., & Murthy, P. (2016). Promoting positive environmental impact through a human rights-based approach at the APHA 144rd Annual Meeting and Expo, Denver, CO

November 6, 2017

Ansehl, A., Murthy P., & Heck, D. (2017). Climate Change and Environmental Policies at the APHA 145th Annual Meeting and Expo, Atlanta, GA

November 12, 2018

Ansehl, A., Murthy P., & Heck, D. (2018). Applied Practice Experiences: Building Healthy Communities to meet Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) at the APHA 146th Annual Meeting and Expo, San Diego, CA

November 14, 2018

Ansehl, A., Murthy P., & Heck, D. (2018). Environmental inequities: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) and the social determinants of health (SDH) affecting women at the APHA 146th Annual Meeting and Expo, San Diego, CA

September 8, 2019

Ansehl, A. (2019). Developing Community Outreach activities and Partnerships at the New York Statewide Children’s Environmental Health Partners meeting, NYS-wide webinar

November 3, 2019

Ansehl, A. (2019). Advancing the practice of homecare nurses through the empowerment of public health practice at the NYS Homecare Association meeting, NYS-wide webinar

November 6, 2019

Ansehl, A., Murthy P. (2019). Advancing the right to health and SDG 3 through the development and enhancement of the global healthcare workforce at the APHA 147th Annual Meeting and Expo, Philadelphia, PA

November 6, 2019

Ansehl, A., Murthy P. (2019). The Children’s Environmental Health Center of the Hudson Valley (CEHCHV) thinking globally acting locally to reduce the gap between research and practice in underserved populations at the APHA 147th Annual Meeting and Expo, Philadelphia, PA

January 21, 2020 

Ansehl, A. (2019). Part 1: Training NYS homecare nurses on conducting an environmental home health assessment at the American Lung Association meeting, Albany, NY 

February 20, 2020 

Ansehl, A. (2019). Part 2: Training NYS homecare nurses on conducting an environmental home health assessment at the American Lung Association meeting, Albany, NY 

November 12, 2020   

Ansehl, A. (2020). Factors that contribute to asthma exacerbations at the American Lung Association Virtual Asthma Educator Institute, Albany, NY 

November 24, 2020 

Ansehl, A., Murthy P. (2020). Public Health Overview for AmeriCorps National Health Corps, Sun River Health, Peekskill, NY 

December 22, 2020   

Ansehl, A., Contreras, G., Imran., A., Knapp, P. (2020). Covid Vaccine Education for Nursing homes at the Ambassador Nursing Home, Scarsdale, NY  

January 12, 2021   

Ansehl, A. (2021). Factors that contribute to asthma exacerbations at the American Lung Association Virtual Asthma Educator Institute, Albany, NY 

January 13, 2021  

Ansehl, A., Brown B., Dantes V., Adler., Hansen, E. (2021). Food Insecurity: An interprofessional team-based approach at New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY