JoAnn Trybulski, PhD, APRN, BC

Associate Dean of Master's Porgrams and DNP Programs
UM School of Nursing and Health Studies

M. Christine Schwartz Bldg
Room Number 204
Telephone (305) 284-6702
Fax (305) 284-2568


BS, Biology, Fordham University, 1972
AAS, Nursing, Excelsior College, 1977
MS, Nursing, Simmons College, 1982
PhD, Nursing, Boston College, 2001

Certification and Licensure

Adult Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Association

Clinical Specialties

Adult Primary Care

Primary Teaching Areas

Evolution of Nursing Practice and Application of Theory in Practice
DNP Capstone Projects
DNP Practice Immersion
Concepts for Advanced Practice Nursing
Research for Evidence Based Practice
Health Assessment
Advanced Health Assessment
Common Problems of Adult women
Advanced Pharmacology
Community Health Nursing
Advanced Practice Nursing Integration
Qualitative Research

Research and Academic Interests

Elective pregnancy termination, nursing practice, health care delivery

Research (selected)

Principal Investigator,HRSA Advanced Education Nurse Traineeship, Grant #1A10HP00218

Principal Investigator, Nurse Traineeship. HRSA Grant # A10HP09976, 2007

Principal Investigator, Induced Abortion and Subsequent Risk for Preterm Birth. Intramural Research Grant, Dean’s Research Award, 2007-2008

Principal Investigator, Nurse Education, Practice, and Retention Program. HRSA 2007

Principal Investigator, Induced Abortion and Subsequent Risk for Preterm Birth. NIH R03 Grant submission, 2005

Principal Investigator, Hispanic Women’s Contraceptive Choices, Origins and Influences. Intramural Research Grant, Wyeth Women’s Health Research Award, Office of Research, University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies, 2004

Publications (selected)

Trybulski, J. (2008) Making Sense: Women’s abortion experiences. British Journal of Midwifery,16, 576-582.,

Buttaro, TM; Trybulski,J; Bailey,PP; Sandberg Cook,J. (2007) Primary Care: A Collaborative Practice. Third Edition, Elsevier Health Sciences.,

Trybulski, J. (2006) Reply to the letter to the editor. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 28:354-356.

Trybulski, J. (2006) Women’s experiences with abortion: The past reaches into the present. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 54, 683-690.

Trybulski, J. (2005) The long term phenomena of women’s postabortion experiences. Western Journal of Nursing Research,27:559-576.

Trybulski, J. (2005) Response to commentary by McIntyre. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 27:580-582.

Presentations (selected)

AACN Master’s Conference, presentation: “I Survived MSN Bootcamp: Preparing Students for the Unknown”, February, 2009

Nursing Education Consortium, Panel member, “Clinical Nursing Education Opportunities in South Florida.” Miami, FL, June 2008

Women’s research Day, Poster, “Making Sense, Women’s Abortion Experiences.” Miami, FL, March 2008

Nursing Research Consortium, Presentation, “Hispanic Women’s Contraceptive Choices, Origins & Influences.” Miami, FL, October 2007

National Association of Hispanic Nurses annual research conference, “Hispanic Women’s Contraceptive Choices, Origins & Influences.” July 2005

Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science conference “Making Sense: Women’s Abortion Experiences.” Washington, DC, October 2004

Sigma Theta Tau Research Conference: “Women’s Abortion Experiences: Long Term Phenomena.” Dublin, Ireland, July 2004

Major Accomplishments

Distinguished Practitioner, National Academies of Practice, 2008

American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award - Clinical Practice for Primary Care: A Collaborative Practice, Third Edition, 2008 and First Edition, 2000

Pearl Rosendahl Award for Excellence in Nursing Education, Alpha Theta Chapter , Sigma Theta Tau, 2002

Best of Journal of Nursing Scholarship –Clinical Scholarship Award, 2001 for Horowitz, J; Bell, M; Trybulski, J; Munro, B; Moser, D; Hartz, S; McCordic, L; Sokol, E. Promoting responsiveness between mothers with depressive symptoms and their infants. Journal of Nursing Scholarship; 33(4), 323-329