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Faculty | Assistant Professor & Chair

Patricia Facquet

Contact Information

[email protected]
Office: 718-489-2081


Nursing Education & Simulation
Community / Public Health Nursing
Pediatrics & Adolescent Nursing Care
Scholarly Writing & Clinical Trials Research


PhD in Public Health (candidate) – Walden University
Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) – Walden University
Master of Education in Nursing (MEdN) – Cambridge College
Certificate in Nursing Education – Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions
Diploma in Nursing – Charity Hospital of Louisiana School of Nursing

Professor Patricia Facquet is Chair of the Nursing Department, Director of both the undergraduate pre-licensure & RN to BS in Nursing programs & an Assistant Professor of Nursing. She joined St. Francis College January in 2020.

Professor Facquet is a professional register nurse in the State of NY and has been a registered nurse and nurse educator for over 40 years. She earned her Diploma in Nursing from Charity Hospital School of Nursing in New Orleans, Louisiana. She holds a Master of Education in Nursing (MEdN) from Cambridge College & a Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) & is currently in her dissertation phase of her PhD in Public Health from Walden University.

Her Nursing career clinically has been in Neonatal / Pediatric Intensive Care, Nurse Manager of NICU in New Orleans, a school nurse in the New Orleans Public School System where she holds a School Nurse Practitioner certificate. She has also worked in Research & Development in the VA Medical system completing clinical trials research on both Shingles Vaccines, Abilify for Alzheimer’s Disease & Depression & Gardasil for HPV. The vaccine research help to establish the Messenger RNA that is the basic foundation for the COVID-19 Vaccines & boosters.

Professor Facquet has received numerous honors & awards including induction into Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society of Nursing & Omicron Delta Kappa, International Honor Society of Leadership, named a Great 100 Nurse in the State of Louisiana. She holds numerous certifications & is a Virginia Henderson Fellow as well as a Johnson & Johnson/Rutgers School Health Fellow.

Professor Facquet has presented her research on local, regional, national & international levels. She is also an Associate Member of the Research Centre for Transcultural Studies in Health (RCTSH) of Middlesex University in London England.


Scientific Teaching Fellow of the Summer Institutes (MoSI) - National Science Foundation (NSF) & the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)

Johnson & Johnson School Nurse / School Health Fellow, School of Alcohol & Drug Studies, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey

Virginia Henderson Fellow - Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society

Research Interests

  • Nursing education and mentoring
  • Health disparities and social determinants of health, especially in LGBTQ populations
  • Health literacy
  • Cultural competency
  • Environmental health,
  • Community engagement and autonomy

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