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Reyes, Sofia Marie L
Reyes, Sofia Marie L
Director of Simulation Education
Learning Resources Center

Email: Sofia.Reyes@stonybrook.edu
Phone: 631-444-3292
Office: 2-211E

Professor Sofia Reyes is a Clinical Instructor that joined the Stony Brook University School of Nursing as the Director of Simulation Education in 2021. As a nurse for over 13 years prior to joining the School of Nursing, she has worked primarily in the Medical Intensive Care Unit at Stony Brook University Hospital and has recently transitioned to the the ICU Transport / Rapid Response RN Team She also has obtained Critical Care Nursing-Adult (CCRN-A) certification from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses Association (AACN), and most recently the Academic Clinical Nurse Educator Certification (CNEcl) from the National League of Nursing (NLN). She was an adjunct clinical instructor for Population Health Nursing and Principles and Applications of Nursing Interventions I and II (“Fundamentals”) from 2014 to 2020.

She also holds a Masters Degree as a Nurse Practitioner, and is currently nationally board certified as an Adult Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). She has been practicing in primary and subacute care (with a focus on women’s health, geriatrics, and adults) for the last decade at a variety of institutions, including Adelphi University and Northwell Health. Additionally, she holds an Advanced Graduate Certificate / Post Masters Degree in Nursing Education and currently precepts Masters in Nursing Education students at the Learning Resource Center.

As a triple alum of Stony Brook University’s School of Nursing for both undergraduate and graduate programs, she volunteers her time in various areas. She lectures for the AACN Vizient Nurse Residency Program at Stony Brook University Hospital for Preceptor Development Day, coordinates “Open Lab” days for students who would like to improve their clinical skills on a one-on-one basis, coordinates “Bed Lab” tours for students who are interested in applying to Stony Brook University’s School of Nursing, and collaborates with Pre-Nursing Society, Stony Brook Student Nurses’ Association, and the Stony Brook Chapter of American Association of Men in Nursing for student and community outreach projects. 

As Director of Simulation Education, she uses her clinical knowledge and experience with current evidence based practice measures to assist students in applying clinical concepts learned in the classroom while in a safe learning environment. She currently works with the Course Coordinators of the Undergraduate Department for pre-licensure nursing skills labs and simulations, and with the faculty of the Graduate Department to coordinate on-site clinical intensives that are applicable to their current clinical practice. She also coordinates with Stony Brook University’s Renaissance School of Medicine for simulations to introduce the importance of collaboration between the nursing and medical professions.


Sofia Marie Reyes, MS, RN, ANP-BC, CCRN, CNEcl

Director of Simulation Education, Graduate and Undergraduate Studies


BS, Nursing, Stony Brook University - 2008

MS, Adult Health Nurse Practitioner, Stony Brook University - 2012

Advanced Graduate Certificate, Nursing Education, Stony Brook University - 2018

Clinical Specialties

Critical Care Nursing

Primary Care: Geriatrics, Adult, Palliative Care, Women’s Health

Primary Teaching Areas

Pre-licensure clinical nursing skills and simulations

Principles and Applications of Nursing Interventions I and II

Research and Academic Interests

Competency based application of clinical skills using simulation

Interprofessional simulation education

Problem based learning in a lecture based classroom

Accomplishments / Honors

Stony Brook University:

2023: 40 Under Forty Program Nominee

Stony Brook University, School of Nursing:

2022: Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Teaching and Service
2009-2021: Certificates of Appreciation for Precepting Nursing Students
2008: Dean’s Award, Sigma Theta Tau’s Outstanding Student Leader Award

Stony Brook University Hospital:

2020: Best of Long Island, COVID Healthcare Hero
2019: Superstar Award
2016: Nurse Appreciation Award

Nurse Practitioner Association of Long Island:

2012: Nurse Practitioner Graduate Scholarship Winner