Caitlin Werther

Caitlin Werther

Assistant Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing and Allied Health



  • BSN, MSN, The College of New Jersey
  • PhD, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey


  • Foundations of Nursing I and II
  • Comprehensive Health Assessment
  • Preview to Professional Nursing
  • Nursing Care of the Child and Family DNP Capstone Advisor


  • Quality of Life
  • Individuals Living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Individuals Living with an Ostomy

Academic Profile

Dr. Caitlin Werther has been educating nursing students since 2012. She began her career in academia after being chosen as a Robert Wood Johnson Scholar, a program geared towards increasing nurse faculty; this honor led to her completion of her Master’s in Nursing at The College of New Jersey. Dr. Werther has been a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society since completing her undergraduate preparation. She completed her Ph.D. in Nursing at Rutgers University in 2019 with a focus on quantitative, patient-centered research. As an Advance Practice Nurse certified by the ANCC as a Family Nurse Practitioner, Dr. Werther has practiced in the family setting, as well as subacute rehab and long-term care facilities.

Dr. Werther is a dedicated faculty member in the Henry P. Becton School of Nursing and Allied Health, working to inspire students and help them to accomplish their goals of becoming a nurse or of furthering their careers in nursing. She has mentored undergraduate honors students and is currently working with DNP students to complete their evidence-based capstone projects.

Dr. Werther’s research interests include health-related quality of life issues in younger populations as well as focusing on individuals living with inflammatory bowel disease and an ostomy. She is published in the journal International Forum for Nursing and Healthcare with additional publications pending. She plans to continue her research pursuits while working to educate the future of nursing.

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