Tiffany Dovydaitis, RN, WHCNP-BC
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
Center for Health Equity
PROFESSIONAL CLINICAL EXPERIENCE
Clinician; Student Nurse Practitioner in various settings (2006-2007)
Delaware Valley OBGYN & Princeton Midwifery, Lawrenceville NJ
Planned Parenthood of Mercer County, Trenton, NJ
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Hamilton, NJ
HiTops Adolescent Sexual Health, Princeton, NJ
Staff RN; LDRP, University Medical Center at Princeton, Princeton, NJ (2004-2007)
Provide primary, professional nursing care to antepartum, laboring and postpartum women and
Work as a circulating RN in the OR for cesarean sections and provide PACU recovery
Trained in RTS and UNITE grief support for women experiencing fetal demise
Often worked as evening/night shift charge nurse
PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
Research Consultant; Oregon Law Center, Portland, OR
Consulted on Robert Wood Johnson funded grant “Protection Against Sexual Assault of
Developed a farmworker-oriented sexual assault protocol for Virginia Garcia Memorial Health
Provided focus group trainings for indigenous community research partners
Led qualitative analysis of focus group and individual interview data
Student Intern; Cigna, Philadelphia, PA
Worked with occupational health department, human resources, security, legal services and
behavioral health to evaluate Cigna’s efforts to curb intimate partner violence among Cigna’s
Made recommendations for reducing corporate costs and consequences of intimate partner
violence at Cigna
PROFESSIONAL TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Assistant Professor; Mercer County Community College, School of Nursing (2009-Present)
Clinical instructor, Maternal Child Health
Adjunct Professor; The College of New Jersey, School of Nursing (2007-2008)
Course leader, Research for Health Related Sciences
Guest Lecturer (Invited)
University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, NUR781 Well Woman Care, Recognizing the
Trafficking Victim in the Clinic. (Fall, 2009).
University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, NUR679 Issues in Occupational Health.
Indigenous Farmworker Health in the US. (Fall, 2008).
University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing. NUR680 Advanced Practicum/Residency in
Occupational Health. Reproductive Health in Occupational Health Practice. (Spring 2008/2009)
University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, NUR677 (PUBH530) Environmental Toxicology:
Risk Assessment and Health Effects. Environmental endocrine disruptors, PCB’s, MeHg and
teratology. (Summer, 2007)
The College of New Jersey, School of Nursing, NUR340 Caring in Psychosocial Health. Adult
Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse. (Spring, 2004)
Dovydaitis, T. Intimate Partner Sexual Violence: The State of the Science (Poster). October 2009 The
Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science, Washington, D.C.
Dovydaitis, T. Human Trafficking: The Role of the CNM. June 2009 American College of Nurse
Midwives, Princeton, NJ.
Dovydaitis, T. Crossing the Virtual Border: Giving Voice to the Female Migrant Farmworker Experience
(Poster). March 2009 Eastern Nursing Research Society, Boston, MA.
Dovydaitis, T. & Shadbeh, N., Addressing the Problem of Sexual Assault in the Indigenous Farmworker
Population. October 2008 Eastern Migrant Stream Conference, Providence, RI.
Dovydaitis, T. Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault in the Migrant Farm Worker Community:
Implications for Occupational Health Nursing (Poster). April 2008 AAOHN National Conference,
Salt Lake City, UT.
Dovydaitis, T. Identifying Ways for Schools of Nursing to Partner with Community Parish Nursing Groups
(Poster). June 2003 Health Ministries Association Annual Conference, King of Prussia, PA.
Siantz, M.L. & Dovydaitis, T. (in press). Critical Health Issues During Adolescence. In Margaret Spencer
(Ed.) Adolescence: Development During a Global Era. Philadelphia: Elsevier, pp. 341 - 363.
Siantz, M.L., Corrado, N. & Dovydaitis, T. (in press). Maternal Predictors of Behavioral Problems Among
Mexican Migrant Farm Worker Children. Journal of Family Nursing.
Dovydaitis, T. (in press). Human Trafficking: The Role of the Clinician. Journal of Midwifery and
Nelson, A., Lewy, R., Ricardo, F., Kugel, C., Dovydaitis, T. & Mitchell, A. (in press). The Utilization of
Freire and Discussion Facilitation to Elicit Behavior Change in a Sexual Violence and Intimate
Partner Violence Prevention Program. Health Promotion International.
Dovydaitis, T. (2008). Fish Consumption During Pregnancy: An Overview of Risks and Benefits. Journal
of Midwifery and Women’s Health, 53(4), 325-330.
Center for Health Equity, The University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing
Evelyn Jacobs Ortner Center on Family Violence, The University of Pennsylvania, School of
Social Policy and Practice
Women Organized Against Rape (WOAR), Philadelphia, PA
HONORS AND AWARDS
Mary Louise Brown Research Award, 1st place, AAOHN National Conference, 2008
Alice Paul Award: Prestigious annual award given to students, who have demonstrated
outstanding service to women in the Penn community, 2007
Sigma Theta Tau International Society of Nursing
Women’s Health & Environmental Network Scholarship, 2007
Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing, The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (currently enrolled)
Master of Science in Nursing, The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (2007)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ (2004)