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Prof. Leah Rowbotham 75

Leah J. Rowbotham, M.S., A.P.R.N., R.C., R.N.

Clinical Instructor – Undergraduate Department

College of Nursing


Leah Johnston Rowbotham is an advanced practice nurse specializing in behavioral health. She has worked for Hackensack/Mountainside Acute Care Behavioral Health Unit and for Patient Care as a psychiatric consultant for home bound clients. Professor Rowbotham also has worked for six years as a consultant and presenter on family and parenting issues for ABC News. She has published three books of poetry and is presently completing a fourth one. She has become a popular speaker in the tri-state area on older women's issues and has created and implements a "Stoop Time Group" program in Montclair. In Fall 2012, Professor Rowbotham facilitated a 12-hour Mental Health First Aid course for Seton Hall nursing students, resulting in the first cohort of Seton Hall students to be certified in such first aid. Professor Rowbotham received her B.S.N. from Seton Hall University and her M.S.N. from Rutgers University. She has many years of experience as a clinical instructor for behavioral health, having taught the course at Rutgers University, Seton Hall University and Bloomfield College. She also teaches gerontological and community health nursing.


  • M.S.N. Rutgers University
  • B.S.N. Seton Hall University

Academic Distinctions



Office Phone
(973) 761-9299


Office Location
Room NU251
Caroline D. Schwartz College of Nursing Building


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