Faculty – DNP
Assistant Professor and Director Master of Science FNP and DNP Programs
Phone: (845) 848-6026
Diploma, Englewood Hospital School of Nursing
B.S.N., Dominican College
P.N.P.- C., Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, National Certification Board of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Nurses
M.S., Columbia University
F.N.P.-BC, Dominican College, Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, American Association of Colleges of Nursing
D.N.P., Columbia University
Dr. Weissman is a full-time faculty member at Dominican College in the Division of Nursing. She has been teaching at Dominican since 1997. She has been in nursing for over 40 years working in pediatric primary care. She also works as a pediatric nurse practitioner in a primary care office in Rockland County. She has been involved with United Hospice of Rockland and sits on the Health Advisory Board for Head Start of Rockland. Her focus is on ensuring the health of children and their families both physically and psychologically. She is certified by American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).
Dr. Weissman’s professional interests include primary care of mental health and obesity in children from birth to 21 years as well as cultural competency across the lifespan.
Assistant Professor, Division of Nursing
Phone: (845) 848-6013
B.S.N., College of Mount Saint Vincent
M.A., Nursing Administration/Education, New York University
Post Master’s Certificate, Health Care Administration, New York University
Post Master’s Certificate, Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, New York University
D.N.P., Fairleigh Dickinson University
Professor Furlong is board-certified as an Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. Her clinical experience includes working in critical care settings (MICU, SICU, CTICU, and CCU) and in peri-operative services (Operating Room, PACU, and Ambulatory Care). She has worked in various positions at major medical centers throughout the New York area; as a staff nurse at New York University Medical Center, Nurse Educator at Sound Shore Medical Center, Clinical Nurse Specialist at Montefiore Medical Center (Einstein Division), and Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner at Westchester Medical Center and Mount Sinai Medical Center. Professor Furlong’s teaching experience includes adjunct at New York University for their accelerated program in nursing, Nurse Educator for Sound Shore Medical Center. She is currently delighted to be teaching at Dominican College in the graduate nursing programs.
Professor Furlong is the current President of Sigma Theta Tau, Zeta Omega Chapter At Large – the National Honor Society for Nursing. She also serves as a member of the Dominican College Academic Technology Committee.