Tanya Cohn

Associate Teaching Professor and Director of DNP Program
  • School of Nursing


  • PhD, Rush University
  • MSN, Simmons University
  • MEd., Harvard University
  • BA in Psychology, Simmons University


  • RN

About Me

Dr. Cohn lives in South Florida with her wife and 4 kids.

Area of Expertise

  • Clinical Research
  • IRB Regulations

What I Teach

  • NURP 410, Research Methods
  • NURP 450, Health Policy
  • NURP 507/508, Scholarly Inquiry
  • NURP 640, Advanced Research Methods
  • NURP 655, Biostatistics
  • NURP 750 series, DNP Seminar

Community Engagement

  • Hands on Broward DIY projects

Research/Special Projects

Dr. Cohn's research topics of interest include acute and family medicine outcomes; community risk factors; social determinants of health; cardiovascular risk in Hispanics; nursing-sensitive indicators; and healthy work environments, along with professional development.


Sherman, R.O. & Cohn, T. (2020). Embracing digital minimalism. American Nurse Today, 15(10), 1-3.

Yagnik, G.P, Santos, E.D., Rothfeld, A.A., Uribe, J.W., & Cohn, T.M. (2020). Spanish translation and cross-language validation of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Assessment Form. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (accepted for publication).

Sherman, R.O. & Cohn, T. (2020). Learning to let go. American Nurse, 15(7), 15-17.

Auffermann, K., Okeefe, R., Smith, T., & Cohn, T. (2020). Exploring novice nurse practitioner job satisfaction. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. doi: 10.1097/JXX.0000000000000454

Glover-Stief, M., Carnes, S., & Cohn, T. (2020). An exploratory descriptive study of compassion fatigue and compassion satisfaction: Examining potential risk and protective factors in Nurse Practitioners. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. doi: 10.1097/JXX.0000000000000357

Sherman, R.O. & Cohn, T. (2019). How to develop a strategic mindset. American Nurse Today, 14(5), 1-3.

Allen, R., Cohn, T., & Edozie, C., Howard, S., & McCrink, B. (2019). Outcomes comparison of enculturating advance directives process at a health system. SAGE Open Nursing, 5, 1-9.

Sherman, R.O. & Cohn, T. (2019). Promoting professional accountability and ownership. American Nurse Today, 14(2), 1-3.

Sherman, R.O. & Cohn, T. (2018). Discovering your true north. American Nurse Today, 13(7), 1-3.

Lamoureux, J., Lavalle, A., Cohn, T. & Pichette, B. (2018). Assessment of self-efficacy and outcome expectations in evidence-based activities for nurses in a newly opened hospital. Nursing & Health Sciences Research Journal, 1(1), 32-39.

Sherman, R.O. & Cohn, T. (2018). Why your nursing networks matter. American Nurse Today, 13(3), 9-11.

De Villers, M.J. & Cohn, T. (2017). Performance potential special: Incivility in nursing practice. Nursing Management, 48(10), 42-51.

Long, G. Babbitt, A., & Cohn, T. (2017). Impact of home telemonitoring on 30-day hospital readmission rates for patients with heart failure: A systematic review. MEDSURG Nursing, 26(5), 337-341.

Grafton, T., Bassett, A., & Cohn, T. (2017). The role of confidence in self-care of patients with a diagnosis of heart failure. MEDSURG Nursing, 26(4), 263-268.

Sherman, R.O. & Cohn, T. (2016). Improving your coaching skills. American Nurse Today, 11(5), 28-31.

Sardi Ramirez, A., Lamoureux, J.A., Cohn, T., & Phillip-Samuel, S.G. (2016, Oct.-Dec.). Point-of-care testing of troponin levels compared with automated laboratory evaluation: A reliability study. Critical Care Nursing Quarterly, 39(4), 345-351.