Judith Haber PhD, APRN, FAANThe Ursula Springer Leadership Professor in Nursing, Executive Director, Oral Health Nursing Education and Practice (OHNEP) Program, NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing, New York, New York
Dr. Judith Haber, PhD, APRN, FAAN is the Ursula Springer Leadership Professor in Nursing at the NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing (NYURMCN). She is the Executive Director of a national nursing oral health initiative, the Oral Health Nursing Education Practice (OHNEP) Program, funded by the DentaQuest and Arcora Foundations, and the Principal Investigator on the HRSA-funded program, Teaching Oral-Systemic Health (TOSH). Dr. Haber is the lead author of the landmark (2015) AJPH publication, Putting the Mouth Back in the Head: HEENT to HEENOT.
Dr. Haber is a member of the Steering Committee of the National Interprofessional Initiative on Oral Health (NIIOH) and was a member of the HRSA Expert Panel that developed the 2014 Interprofessional Oral Health Core Competencies for Primary Care Providers. She is a member of the Technical Expert Panel that developed the 2015 Qualis Health White Paper, Oral Health: An Essential Component of Primary Care. Dr. Haber is a member of: the Pacific Dental Services Oral-Systemic Health Advisory Board, the DentaQuest Institute More Cares Program National Advisory Committee, the Primary Care Collaborative (PCC) National Steering Committee on Shared Principles, and the New York State Nurse Family Partnership Advisory Board. Dr. Haber has consulted, presented and published widely on interprofessional education and practice as well as oral-systemic health issues.
Dr. Haber is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing and the New York Academy of Medicine. She is the 2011 recipient of the NYU Distinguished Teaching Award, Service Award, the 2015 Sigma Theta Tau International Marie Hippensteel Lingeman Award for Excellence in Nursing Practice, the 2017 DentaQuest Health Equity Hero Award, and in 2019, the OHNEP Program received an EdgeRunner Award from the American Academy of Nursing.