Beth Knox DNP APN AOCN
Assistant Professor, Specialty Director of Adult Gerontology Primary Care NP Program
Newark Health Sciences
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DNP: Rutgers University, School of Nursing
MSN: Monmouth University
BSN: Monmouth College
ASN: Vincennes University
Research and Clinical Interests
Dr. Beth Knox completed her DNP research on “Women of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV): Nurse Practitioner Education and Screening” in January 2016. She continues to seek out opportunities to educate APN students about IPV as well as women of violence through the Family Justice Center, Newark, NJ and Women Aware, New Brunswick, NJ. In addition, she is currently exploring current curriculum for APN students related to IPV education at a national level. She has a strong inpatient and outpatient oncology experience. She continues to mentor DNP students in oncology –specific projects including palliative care. She currently educates students at all levels of graduate level nursing education related to adult gerontology primary care. She has practiced at Rutgers Community Health Center, a federally qualified health center in Newark New Jersey seeing primary care adult patients.
Professional and Community Activities:
01/2017-ongoing President New Jersey State Nurses Association Region 4
Oncology Nursing Society
National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Forum for Nurses in Advanced Practice
Sigma Theta Tau
American Nurses Association
New Jersey State Nurses Association
01/2017-ongoing Chair of the Adult Christian Education Commission, Trinity Presbyterian Church, East Brunswick, New Jersey
Volunteer: Trinity Presbyterian Church local community outreach programs for disaster relief and emergency shelter
05/2013-ongoing Volunteer: SCORE International – medical mission trips to Dominican Republic
01/2012-ongoing Volunteer: Trinity Presbyterian Church sponsor for FISH Hospitality Program, Inc.
02/2006-ongoing Volunteer: Mission commission: Trinity Presbyterian Church sponsored community outreach programs including Women Aware, Elijah’s Promise Soup Kitchen, Blood Drives
Honors and Awards:
The Cancer Institute of New Jersey Oncology Nursing Excellence Award for Advanced Practice Nurse
Oncology Nursing Society Fatigue Initiative through Research and Education (FIRE) Excellence Award
The Gallo Award for outstanding cancer research in 12-0- Tetradecanoylphorbol-13-Acetate (TPA) for Patients with Relapsed/Refractory Hematologic Malignancies/Bone Marrow Disorders, presented by the Cancer Institute of New Jersey
American Cancer Society Volunteer of the Year Award for Professional Education
Outstanding service award from the Department of Nursing, Monmouth University
American Cancer Society recognition award for oncology certification achievement
Knox, B. (2016, October). Best practice in APN education for domestic violence screening: Expectations and opportunity for change. Podium session presented at the New Jersey State Nurses Association Annual Convention, Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Knox, B., Hindin, P.K., Zha, P., & Bradshaw, M. (2016, April). Best practice in APN education for domestic violence screening :Expectations and opportunity for change. Poster session presented at the meeting of the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty, Seattle, Washington.
Morristown Medical Center 2015 Nursing and APN Symposium. Podium presentation " Why Get a DNP? Exploring the Rationale", September 2015.
Knox, B. (2007) What would changes in Medicare coverage of anemia drugs mean for cancer patients. Oncology Nursing News. 2007 July/August 1(2) 1, 8.
Knox, B. et. al.( 2004). Abstract #42: Exploration into the nature of collaborative practice: Building relationships with our physician colleagues. Oncology Nursing Forum. 31(2), 383. www.ons.org/nursingEd/Conferences/ abstracts/2004abstracts1.shtml