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Nancy Hurley Pontes

Rutgers University, School of Nursing-Camden
Assistant Professor
Dr. Nancy Pontes is an Assistant Professor at Rutgers University, School of Nursing Camden. She is a nationally certified, family nurse practitioner with over 20 years’ experience working with a variety of vulnerable populations in the US and globally. The overarching focus of Dr. Pontes’ research is to explore social determinants of health and well-being among youth and families, especially those affected by victimization and violence. Recently, she received the Innovations in the Continuum of Care Award by the Organization of Nurse Leaders of New Jersey (ONL) for improving health equity through Spanish for Health Professions, and the 2019 ENRS/Nursing Research Authorship Award (Eastern Nursing Research Society) for research on interaction effects of bullying victimization on suicidality.