Barbara Gattullo

Part Time Faculty



Phone: (718) 368-5522
Office Location: Marine and Academic Center, M-401


Barbara A. Gattullo is a tenured Associate Professor in the Nursing Department at CUNY Kingsborough Community College.  She concurrently serves as a member of the Kingsborough Community College’s Association Committee, College Council and serves as the Nursing Department liaison for the Honors Program.  Professor Gattullo’s particular interests are medical-surgical nursing education with a clinical focus on diabetes and adult health.  Professor Gattullo continues to work as a Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner and Certified Diabetes Educator in a local hospital on a per-diem basis.  In this role, she provides management and education services to the patient’s with appointment at the local facility. 

In this position, Professor Gattullo has mentored eight graduate masters students in both the practitioner and clinical specialist roles. Prof. Gattullo has previously taught associate degree, baccalaureate and masters degree nursing, both theory and clinical, at College of Staten Island, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Wagner College, Trinitas School of Nursing and St. Vincent’s Medical Center School of Nursing.  Professor Gattullo has and continues each semester to work closely with nursing students who have prepared and submitted honors projects for the Honors Program at the College.  She has mentored two students who successfully have had their work published in the Journal of Distinction at the college. 

Professor Gattullo continues to collaborate and monitor presentation tables at the College’s Honors Symposium. Professor Gattullo has mentored several graduate nursing students from St. Joseph’s College while on faculty at KCC. She is currently WAC certified and continues to teach courses that are WAC designated.


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Wagner College – Post Masters Certificate – Family Nurse Practitioner

Hunter College – Master of Science in Nursing – Adult Nurse Practitioner

Hunter College – Master of Science in Nursing Education

Hunter College – Bachelor of Science in Nursing

College of Staten Island (formerly Staten Island Community College) – Associate in Applied Science of Nursing

College Teaching

Kingsborough Community College/Nursing

College of Staten Island/Nursing & Biology & Pharmacology in Health and Wellness

Fairleigh Dickinson University/Nursing

Trinitas Hospital School of Nursing/Nursing

Wagner College/Nursing & Community Health Education

St. Vincent’s Medical Center School of Nursing/Nursing

Prof. Barbara A. Gattullo

Selected Publications and/or Other Resources

“Diabetes Retinopathy” – Nursing 2007

“Diabetes” – Nursing 2008

“Gestational Diabetes: A Sharper Image”  - Nursing 2008

“Obesity and Early Onset Type 2 Diabetes” – Nursing 2009

“Getting a Leg Up on DPN” – Nursing Made Incredibly Easy –2009

“Healthy Feet are Happy Feet” – Nursing Made Incredibly Easy – 2011

“Getting to the Bottom of Multiple Sclerosis” – Nursing Made Incredibly Easy – 2011

Research Interests

Diabetes Management

Patient Education

Chronic disease processes and management

Awards Recognition, Distinctions and Grants

Published in Distinctions Journal – KCC Honors

“Polypharmacy in the Elderly”

“Obesity in the School System”

Certification as Adult Nurse Practitioner – American Nurses Credential Commission

Certification as Certified Diabetes Educator – American Association of Diabetes Educators

Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society

Personal Interests

Working as an ANP/CDE for diabetic patients

Offering community based programs for diabetic patients and families

Attending continuing education programs

Maintaining certification as clinical expert in nursing

Mentoring of nursing students