Dr. Margarett Alexandre is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Nursing at CUNY York College. She holds a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in Nursing with concentration in administration and education from Adelphi University. She earned her doctoral degree from the CUNY Graduate Center, where she also earned the distinction of being a Jonas Scholar. Drawing on her work in Haiti with the CUNY Chancellor’s Post 2010 Earthquake Haiti Initiative, her research agenda focuses on the physical and emotional health of Haitian Adults post 2010 earthquake in Haiti. She also pursues research interest in nursing students as millennial learners and innovative pedagogical approaches to teaching.
Dr. Alexandre has been a mentor to graduate, undergraduate and high school students. In 2016 she was a recipient of the Caribbean American Healthcare Award and was inducted as a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine. In 2018 Dr. Alexandre was recognized with a medal of valor, by the Military and Law Enforcement Veterans Association at their 4th Annual Women Recognition Award, for her humanitarian work in Haiti. Most recently on September 21, 2019, she received the Nursing Excellence Award from the Haitian American Nurses Association of Hudson Valley, as well as the Distinguished Service Award from the County of Rockland, NY. Dr. Alexandre continues to work with various underprivileged communities nationally and internationally. Summer 2019 she traveled with a group of ten nursing students on a service-learning trip to the Republic of Moldova. She currently serves on the executive board of Sigma Theta Tau International-Alpha Omega Chapter and The Haitian Studies Institute, housed at Brooklyn College. Dr. Alexandre is also a reviewer for several nursing journals.
Research/Clinical Practice Area: Medical/Surgical Nursing, Global Nursing Leadership and Management
Dissertation: Lived Experience of Traumatic Amputation for Haitian Adults