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Nancy Campbell-Heider, PhD, FNP-C, CARN-AP, FAANP, FIAAN, FAAN

Department Chair - Family, Community, and Health Systems Sciences; Associate Professor

School of Nursing
University at Buffalo
301 D Wende Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214-3079



  • BSN, Nursing, Winona State College
  • MS, Family Health Nurse Clinician, University of Rochester
  • PhD, Nursing, University of Rochester

Areas of Research

High Risk Adolescent Behavior | Advanced Practice Issues & Education | IPE/IPCP education

Teaching Reponsibilities

NSG 632 Health Care Policy
NSG 700 Advanced Theory Construction & Development
NSG 798 Capstone I
NSG 799 Capstone II


Chang, Y.P., Yen, C.F., & Campbell-Heider, N. (2012) High-risk situations related to relapse of methamphetamine use among Taiwanese adolescents: An instrumentation study. Journal of Addictions Nursing, 23(1), 55-64.*

Campbell-Heider, N., & Baird, C. (2012). Substance abuse prevention and treatment within the Criminal Justice System: An overview of the issues.  Journal of Addictions Nursing, 23(1), 7-13.

Campbell-Heider, N., Tuttle, J., & Knapp, T. R. (2009). The effect of positive life skills training on long term outcomes for high risk teens. Journal of Addictions Nursing 20(1), 6-15.

Campbell-Heider, N., Finnell, D. S., Feigenbaum, J. C., Feeley, T. H., Rejman, K. P., Austin-Ketch, T. A., Zulawski, C., & Schmitt, A. (2009). Addiction activities in primary care: Toward curricular change for family nurse practitioners. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, 6(1), 1-17.

Campbell-Heider, N., Sackett, K., & Whistler, P. (2008). Connecting with guidance counselors to enhance recruitment in nursing of minority teens. Journal of Professional Nursing, 24(6), 378-384.

Campbell-Heider, N. (2006). Re-thinking the foundation of primary care.  Journal of Addictions Nursing, 17, 147-149.

Tuttle, J., Campbell-Heider, N., & David, T. M. (2006). Positive adolescent life skills training for high risk teens. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 20(3), 184-191.

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, International Nurses Society on Addictions, 2015
  • March of Dimes Nurse of the Year in Education Award, presented at the first Western, Central and Finger Lakes regions March of Dimes Gala Awards ceremony, Rochester, NY, October 1, 2011
  • Fellow, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, June 24, 2011
  • SUNY Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching, The State University of New York, May, 2010        
  • Mecca Cranley Excellence in Teaching Award, University at Buffalo, School of Nursing, October 24, 2008
  • Certification FNP, (NP-C), American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 2013-2018
  • Certified Addictions Registered Nurse-Advanced Practice (CARN-AP), Addictions Nursing Certification Board, 2012-2016
  • 5th Annual Addictions Education Award, Individual of Distinction in Addictions Education, Institute for Professional Development in Addictions, Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Providers of New York State (ASAP), Niagara Falls, New York, 2007
  • Mentor, University at Buffalo, School of Nursing, 2007
  • Outstanding Contributions to Education in Addictions Nursing Award, International Nurses Society on Addicitons, September 9, 2005
  • Success as a Top 100 Federal Grantee, University at Buffalo, 2002
  • Outstanding Nursing Practice Award, New York State Nurses Association, District 2, May, 2002
  • Technology Award, Sigma Theta Tau, Gamma Kappa Chapter, 2002
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