University Profiles

Jean Rubino

Jean Rubino, Ed.D., R.N., P.M.H.C.N.S., B.C.

Assistant Professor - Graduate Dept.

College of Nursing


Dr. Rubino is an advanced practice psychiatric nurse with over 30 years of experience in teaching and practice.

Dr. Rubino has been an advanced practice psychiatric nurse for over 30 years and currently combines full time teaching with a small psychotherapy practice with older adults. Her clinical and research interests include psychosocial issues in older adults and in military veterans. She is also interested in exploring the social construction of mental health and mental illness.

Dr. Rubino teaches psychiatric-mental health nursing and related courses as well as Master's and doctoral level courses in education.


  • Ed.D. Columbia University
  • M.A. New York University
  • B.S.N. Pace University

Academic Distinctions

  • National Certification as an Adult Psychiatric and Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist.
  • Member of Upsilon and Gamma Nu Chapters, Sigma Theta Tau, International.
  • Selected as University Teaching Fellow, Seton Hall University, 2000.
  • University Research Council Award, 1999.
  • “Nurses of Excellence” Award, Nursing Spectrum, 1997.
  • “Use of Psychoactive Medications in the Elderly.” Meeting of N. Chapter FNAP, Valley Hospital Educational Center, Paramus, NJ Feb. 7, 2012
  • Kleinman, C. & Rubino, J. (2009). The Psychology of Disasters. In D.S. Adelman & T.J. Legg, (Eds.), Disaster Nursing: A Handbook for Practice (pp. 115-131). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett

Office Phone
(973) 761-9228


Office Location
Room NU236
Caroline D. Schwartz College of Nursing Building


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