Darlene Del Prato, PhD, RN
Dr. Darlene Del Prato holds a PhD in Post-Secondary Higher Education and a Master of Science as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Maternal-Child Nursing and Women’s Health from Syracuse University. During her 24 years of teaching and administrative experience, Dr. Del Prato has oriented and mentored many full and part-time faculty in associate, baccalaureate and graduate nursing education. She is currently a Professor of Nursing at Keuka College in Keuka Park, New York.
Dr. Del Prato’s scholarly interests include educational practices that shape students’ professional formation as nurses, faculty and student incivility, faculty development, and the power of mentoring to transform academic and workplace environments. She has presented at state, national, and international conferences and her work is published in books and peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Del Prato has served on various faculty development initiatives at the state and national level. She is also a regular reviewer for nursing journals and education conferences.