Quinnipiac University
Teresa C Twomey

Associate Professor of Nursing

Chair of Undergraduate Nursing

Director, Global Nursing Experiences

Dr. Teresa Twomey is an associate professor of nursing in Quinnipiac University’s School of Nursing. She is also the Director of Global Nursing Experiences. Dr. Twomey has been in nursing education for 16 years and her clinical expertise is in neonatal intensive care nursing, children with special healthcare needs and pediatrics. At Quinnipiac University she teaches Health Promotion and Wellness, Fundamentals of Nursing, Care of Children and Their Families, and coordinates clinical courses during nursing student’s junior year. Dr. Twomey’s passion lies in educating nursing students around the area of cultural relativism and leading them toward a path of holism and global citizenship. Over the past 4 years Dr. Twomey has led several nursing experiential learning trips to Central America where students worked inter-professionally with occupational, physical and medical students in a variety of community setting. Dr. Twomey also teaches a Health Promotion and Wellness faculty-led course that encompasses a short-term nursing experiential trip to Barbados. During this trip, nursing students work in various community settings with local healthcare provides educating the community on health promotion strategies. Dr. Twomey’s scholarly interests focus on her areas of clinical expertise and cultural relativism of nurses.

Education

  • BSN, Catholic University of America
  • EDD, University of Hartford
  • MSN, University of Hartford

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatrics
  • Newborn Care
  • Health

Organization

  • Nursing

Office Location

  • Medicine, Nursing, Health Sci 465A

Mail Drop

  • NH-HSC

Experience

Quinnipiac University

Promotion to Associate Professor/Received Tenure Status

Hamden, CT USA

2020 - Present

Quinnipiac University

Associate Professor of Nursing/Director, Global Nursing Experiences

Hamden, CT USA

2014 - Present

Quinnipiac University

Associate Professor of Nursing/Director, Global Nursing Experiences

Hamden, CT USA

2014 - Present

University of Hartford

Visiting Assistant Professor of Nursing

West Hartford, CT USA

2012 - 2014

University of Hartford

Visiting Professor of Nursings RN to BSN program, Master's of Science in Nursing program

West Hartford, CT USA

2012 - 2014

Goodwin University

Associate Professor of Nursing/Course Coordinator for Pediatric/Maternity Class and Clinical

East Hartford, CT

2005 - 2014

Goodwin University

Associate Professor of Nursing

East Hartford, CT USA

2004 - 2014

Connecticut Children's Medical Center

Program Specialist Office Emergency Preparedness Program

Hartford, CT USA

2002 - 2020

The Nursing Career Center of Connecticut

Executive Director

Meriden, CT USA

2001 - 2005

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Connecticut

Pediatric and Neonatal Case Manager

North Haven, CT USA

1999 - 2002

Interim Healthcare of Hartford

Director of Pediatric Services

Farmington, CT USA

1995 - 1999

Selected Publications

Implementing a 50% simulation-based on campus clinical program: lessons learned

Kappus, L., Boyd, C., Natkiel, P., Rebeschi, L, Rogers, D., Twomey, T.

2020 INASCL Conference, Raleigh, NC, Educational Organization