Josephine Britanico

Picture of Josephine    Britanico


Assistant Professor
Nursing

EMAIL: jbritanico@bmcc.cuny.edu

Office: S-730A

Office Hours:

Phone: +1 (212) 220-8242

Assistant Professor and Deputy Chair of the Nursing department Josephine Britanico joined the faculty at BMCC in 2004. She brings to the classroom, insights from her wide experience in the field of nursing, having held positions as a psychiatric nurse working in the Philippines, Saudi Arabia and New York.

She has worked as a Nurse Manager in Clinical Research at Mount Sinai Medical Center and North General Hospital; an Assistant Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry units, and then a Nurse Educator at Elmhurst Hospital. She also worked as a Nursing Administrator at Holliswood Hospital in Queens, New York.

Professor Britanico is currently pursuing her Doctoral Studies in Public Health at Walden University with a specialization in Community Health Education and Promotion in the area of Child and Adolescent Mental Health issues.

Expertise

Degrees

  • B.S. Central Philippine University,  Nursing, 
  • M.S. Hunter College, CUNY,  Nursing Administration with a Master’s Advance Study in Pediatric Nursing, 

Courses Taught

Research and Projects

  • Current Ph.D. Dissertation Project
    Professor Britanico is currently pursuing her Doctoral Studies in Public Health at Walden University with a specialization in Community Health Education and Promotion in the area of Child and Adolescent Mental Health issues.

Publications

Honors, Awards and Affiliations

  • Outstanding Asian Staff Award, Queens Health Network
    Professor Britanico received the Outstanding Asian Award in 2002 for her work as an educator within the Psychiatric Nursing Division of the Queens Health Network, which includes Elmhurst Hospital Center and Queens Hospital.
  • Award of Excellence for Education and Service
    The Philippine Nurses Association of New York recognized Professor Britanico in 1998 for her service and dedication as a Board Member.
  • Award of Recognition
    Professor Britanico was recognized in 1996 as a research nurse coordinator of three nationwide studies that were a joint project between Mount Sinai Hospital and the Bronx Veterans Administration Hospital. The studies accomplished the first successful implementation of a central nerve stimulator device to enable patients to regain bowel and bladder control.

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