Quinnipiac University
Tyler D Traister

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Tyler Traister is an Assistant Professor of Nursing at Quinnipiac University. His scholarly emphasis and practice focus on improving the health and well-being of LGBTQ+ people. He completed his doctoral studies at Carlow University, and his doctoral work on LGBTQ health and nursing has been both published and presented at numerous regional and national conferences.

Dr. Traister's clinical background includes medical-surgical, oncology, nursing leadership, and nursing education. He holds five national nursing certifications in the following specialties: medical-surgical nursing, nurse executive, oncology, nurse educator, advanced transcultural nursing, and nursing professional development.

Education

  • BS, Chatham College
  • MSN, Carlow College

Areas of Expertise

  • Community
  • Oncology
  • Leadership
  • Medical/Surgical Nursing
  • Evidence-Based Practice

Organization

  • Nursing

Mail Drop

  • NH-HSC

Experience

University of PIttsburgh

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

2021 - 2022

Robert Morris University

Part-Time Faculty

Moon Township, PA, USA

2019 - 2020

UPMC Shadyside

Unit Director - Medical Oncology

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

2017 - 2020

Community College of Allegheny County

Adjunct Faculty

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

2016 - 2018

UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing

Nursing Instructor

Pittsburgh, PA

2016 - 2017

Duquesne University

Adjunct Clinical Faculty

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

2015 - 2016

UPMC

Senior Professional Staff Nurse II

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

2014 - 2021

Selected Publications

Peer Reviewed Presentations

Queer Revolution: Disrupting the Gender Binary and Heteronormativity in Nursing Education

Tyler Traister

2023 Nursing Education Research Conference , Washington, DC, National League for Nursing (2023)

Peer Reviewed Presentations

COVID-19 Vaccine Accessibility, Perceptions, and Attitudes in the LGBTQ+ Community

Traister, Tyler

2022 National LGBTQ Health Conference (2022)

Peer Reviewed Presentations

COVID-19 Vaccine Accessibility, Perceptions, and Attitudes in the LGBTQ+ Community

Tyler Traister

Transcultural Nursing Society International Conference, Louisville, KY (2022)

Professional Designation