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Lamanna, Lenore

Dr. Lenore Lamanna
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Graduate Studies/Advanced Practice Nursing
Coordinator - Student Resources


Lenore Lamanna, RN, EdD, ANP-C is an associate professor in the School of Nursing at Stony Brook University. Dr. Lamanna completed her EdD at Teachers College, Columbia University, a Master of Science in Nursing as an Adult Nurse Practitioner at Stony Brook University, a Bachelors of Nursing at St. Joseph’s College, and an Associate Degree of Nursing at Suffolk Community College. Dr. Lamanna has taught at Stony Brook University for over twenty years and has become an expert in undergraduate and graduate education of Advanced Practice Nursing in Adult/ Gerontology Nursing. She practices as an Adult Nurse Practitioner in Gastroenterology. She has many years of clinical experience in dermatology. She is an active member of Sigma Theta Tau International, Kappa Gamma Chapter, the Nurse Practitioner Association of New York State and Long Island, the Crohns Colitis Foundation, and the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates. Dr. Lamanna’s research interest includes diverticular disease, evidence based practice and interdisciplinary education. 


Lenore Lamanna, RN, EdD, ANP-C



AAS, Suffolk County Community College, 1981

BSN, St. Joseph’s College, 1994

MS, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Stony Brook University, 1995

EdD, Teachers College Columbia University, 2002


Clinical Specialties 

Gastroenterology, Dermatology


Primary Teaching Areas

Adult/Gerontology Advanced Practice


Research and Academic Interests

Diverticular Disease, Evidence Based Practice, Interdisciplinary Education


Research (selected)

Diverticular Disease, Evidence Based Practice


Publications (selected)

Buhse, M., Lamanna, L. Advance Practice Students Perception of Preceptor’s use of Evidence Based Practice: (2016) Pending Publication

Lamanna, L., Moran, P. Diverticular Disease: Traditional and Evolving Paradigms Pending Publication: 2018 Gastroenterology Nursing

Lamanna, L., Della Ratta, C. (2012). Nursing Students Perceptions of the Performance of their Clinical Instructor or Clinical Preceptor. (not published)

Byers, A.M., Lamanna, L. (2010). The Effect of Motivational Interviewing after Ischemic Stroke on Patient Knowledge and Patient Satisfaction with Care: Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, December 42(6) 312-322.

Lamanna, L.: Be on the Lookout for Skin Cancer, American Journal of Nursing, August 1996 16A-16D.

Lamanna, L. (2002) College Students Knowledge and Attitudes about Cancer and Perceived Risks of Developing Skin Cancer.  Doctoral Dissertation, Columbia University.

Lamanna, L. (2003) College Students Knowledge and Attitudes about Cancer and Perceived Risks of Developing Skin Cancer.  Dermatology Nursing, April, 2004.


Presentations (selected) 

Podium-Diverticular Disease: “What Every Nurse Practitioner Should Know”

Major Accomplishments / Honors

Dermatology Nurses Writer’s Award