Regina Cardaci, Ph.D., CNM, NP, RN, FNYAM

Associate ProfessorIndustry Professional
Ph.D., City University of New York, Graduate CenterM.S., Adelphi UniversityCertificate, Nurse-Midwifery, State University of New York, Brooklyn

Dr. Cardaci joins the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences as Associate Professor/Industry Professional in the Department of Nursing. She began her career in nursing in obstetrical nursing, but the bulk of her clinical practice has been as a Certified Nurse Midwife and Nurse Practitioner, with specialization in obstetrics and gynecology.

She received her midwifery education at the State University of New York, Brooklyn, and a Ph.D. from the City University of New York Graduate Center in Nursing Science. Dr. Cardaci has also been inducted as a Fellow in the New York Academy of Medicine.

She has been an educator for almost 20 years, in addition to maintaining a clinical practice, having taught in both undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs. Dr. Cardaci’s research interests include providing care to vulnerable populations, as well as diversity in the nursing workforce.

The association of sexual dysfunction with race in women with gynecologic malignancies, Gynecologic Oncology Reports, September 2019.

“Beyond Maternity Nursing: The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative,” American Journal of Nursing, August 2017, Vol. 117, No. 8.

“Care of pregnant women in the criminal justice system,” American Journal of Nursing, September 2013, Vol. 113, No. 9.

Justice Denied: care of pregnant women in the criminal justice system in the United States: Chapter in “Experiencing Prison,” published by Interdisciplinary Press, 12/13. 

“A Case Study of Teen Parenting,” International Journal of Nursing Terminologies and Classifications, Vol. 22, No. 1. January–March 2011.

Nursing 201 Case Studies; Obstetrics and Women’s Health published by Prentice Hall, September 2008.