Veronica Arikian


Veronica Arikian is a Clinical Associate Professor at the State University of New York, Health Sciences Center, Downstate Medical Center, College of Nursing.  Dr. Arikian obtained her BA in English and Education at St. Joseph’s College, Brooklyn, her BS in Nursing at Columbia University and her Master’s degree from New York University.  She earned her PhD in Nursing Systems from Virginia Commonwealth University, and is currently the coordinator of research courses at the College.  Her teaching expertise is in undergraduate and graduate research, leadership and theory.  She has also taught pediatrics and many of the medical surgical courses.  Dr. Arikian has worked clinically in many community positions in the field, in outpatient clinics and in home health.  She has also worked in emergency departments, critical care, and in medical-surgical settings.  Her research interests are many and varied, and she focuses on mentoring students in their research endeavors.  To that end, many of Dr. Arikian’s students have presented posters at several conferences, locally and nationally.

Dr. Arikian serves on several internal committees and also devotes time to board commitments for St. John’s in Rockaway, and Care At Home/Family Home Care of Brooklyn, NY.