Dr. Carrington is a Clinical Instructor in the Undergraduate Department. She worked as a nurse in the clinical setting for 36 years, in Maternity, Pediatrics, and Neonatal Intensive Care, before coming to Seton Hall University, College of Nursing as a Professor. She is a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, certified by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board. She is also an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant.
Dr.Carrington's scholarly work focused on improving the health care outcomes of homeless, pregnant woman and their children, living in transitional housing.
Dr. Carrington strongly believes that nurses must pursue lives of perpetual learning. Having received her nursing degrees later in her career, she epitomizes the concept of life-long learning.
Dr. Carrington was given the high honor of giving the Keynote Address at the Nursing Convocation in 2015, where she shared her dedication to life- long learning and servant leadership with the next generation of nurses.
Dr. Carrington finds mentoring future nurses one of the highlights of her career, and diligently works to inspire her students to feel her passion for the beloved profession of nursing.
Dr. Carrington, currently serves as an Assistant Chair in the Undergraduate Department. She serves on the governance board of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society, Gamma Nu chapter.
- D.N.P. Seton Hall University
- M.S.N. Seton Hall University
- B.S.N. Seton Hall University
- A.A.S. Felician College
- Poster Presentation at the 2016 Reinkemeyer Research Day- "Analyze the outcome of a project to improve mother-baby care at an urban transitional housing site"
- Perinatal Health Education Intervention Program for Adolescent and Young Adult Pregnant Homeless Women Living in Transitional Housing, and Best Practices Teaching Intervention Program for Staff Responsible for Care of the Mother- baby Dyad- Final Project
- QSEN Faculty Development Presentation for College of Nursing Faculty
- Servant Leader in a Global Society Award- Seton Hall University
- Experiential Education Award – Seton Hall University
- Daisy Award- Given by students- Seton Hall University
- Excellence in Nursing Award- St. Barnabas Medical Center