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Lisa Schachter DNP, RN, FNP-C

Lisa Schachter, DNP, RN, FNP-C

Lisa Schachter, DNP, RN, FNP-C

Professor, Nursing

Technology Center, Room 8219


Lisa Schachter, DNP, RN, FNP-C, began her career at the College in 1998 as an adjunct faculty. In 2004, Dr. Schachter was hired full time, having earned the ranks of Associate, Assistant, and full Professor. During that time, she earned her doctorate in Nursing Practice degree. In 2017, Dr. Schachter was appointed the Chair of Nursing. Her prior teaching assignments include courses across the curriculum.

She previously taught at Dominican College and Orange Community College.

Dr. Schachter also serves as a part-time certified Family Nurse Practitioner for RLD Medical, Riverdale, NY, where she specializes in Adult Medicine.

Her research interests include Advanced Practice Nurse Residency Programs in Long Term Care along with the health and well-being of nursing students and new graduates.



  • DNP, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  • MSN/FNP, Columbia University School of Nursing
  • BSN, Dominican College
  • AAS, Nursing, Rockland Community College



  • Forty Under 40 Recognition Award from the Rockland County Economic Development Center
  • Rockland Community College Continuing Education Opportunities (C.E.O.) Honor Roll for Exemplary Commitment to the Success of Students


Professional Licenses and Certifications

  • RN Licenses in New York and New Jersey
  • Family Nurse Practitioner License
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) Certified


Professional Accomplishments and Affiliations

  • Co-Chair for African American History Month Committee at RCC
  • Site Visitor for Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
  • Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing
  • New York State Nurses Association: District #17
  • National League of Nursing
  • Nurse Practitioner Network of Rockland County
  • African American Historical Society of Rockland County Board Member