Ann Bienstock is a nurse practitioner in the department of occupational health services. She has 27 years of experience in the field of occupational health. Nineteen of those years have been at Hospital for Special Surgery, where she started as a registered nurse and has worked as an adult nurse practitioner for the past six years.
Ann is a member of the Association of Occupational Health Professionals and has participated in several national conferences with poster presentations. She has also presented at the Rutgers College of Nursing Annual Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases on the Management of a Potential Pertussis Exposure. In 2008 and 2014, she received the Nursing Excellence Award presented by Hospital of Special Surgery. In 2012, she received the HSS Interdisciplinary Award for outstanding service as a member of the Global Immunization Committee and in 2014 as a member of the Employee Activities Committee. In 2017, she was awarded the Wholeness of Life presented by the Health Care Chaplaincy Network.
Ann earned her diploma of nursing at the Beth Israel School of Nursing in New York City. She completed her undergraduate studies at Long Island University and master’s degree at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey College of Nursing. She is board certified as an adult nurse practitioner. She is also a member of the International Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau.
Ann is an avid cook. She enjoys entertaining and creating special meals for her friends and family. She has good organizational skills and participates in fundraising, both at work and in her community. Travel is of particular interest to Ann. She and her husband have been to many destinations around the world and are always open to new travel adventures.
Master of Science, Nursing, Rutgers University, New York, 2010
Bachelor of Arts and Science, Long Island University, New York, 1980
Diploma of Nursing, Beth Israel School of Nursing, New York, 1974
American Nurses Credentialing Center – Adult Nurse Practitioner, 2012