Kimberly Poje

Nursing Instructor


MS, Family Nurse Practitioner, Pace University
AAS, Nursing, SUNY Orange 
BS, Accounting, SUNY New Paltz

Office: Aquinas Hall 210F
Office Hours: Tuesday 8 am - noon
Phone: 845-569-3397


Course Coordinator - Physical Assessment


Kimberly Poje is a practicing board certified Family Nurse Practitioner. The population that she serves is primarily pediatrics, but she has specialized in Neurology as well. Her nursing experience is in the area of critical care. Prior to that, she was the Chief Financial Officer for a large home health care company in Orange County. 

Her areas of interest are supporting students to successfully make the transition from nursing school to graduate RN, as well as from expert nurse to novice NP. She also has an interest in health care reform focusing on the importance of understanding the role of the nurse practitioner in today's changing healthcare climate. She has done research in the areas of Lyme Disease as well as developing a pediatric bullying screening tool for parents as her capstone project for her master's degree.

Specialization/Areas of Research Interest

Preventative care in the pediatric population
Transitioning from RN to NP

Memberships and Professional Associations

Nurse Practitioner Association of New York State
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society

Achievements / Awards

ANCC Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
Academic Achievement Award- 2009


Poje, K. (2016). Smoothing your transition from RN to NP. American Nurse Today. 2016; 11(7).

Kimberly Poje, assistant professor of Nursing