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Cheryl Robyn Zauderer, PhD, PMHNP-BC, CNM, IBCLC


Clinical Professor

Coordinator, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner specializations


Telephone: 212-396-7156

Office: Brookdale Campus, W510


Dr. Cheryl Zauderer has been a registered nurse since 1985. Her areas of expertise are in maternal newborn health, and psychiatric mental health. Her areas of research are in Postpartum/Perinatal Mood Disorders (PPMD) and Skin-to-Skin Contact. She is currently a Clinical Professor and the PMHNP Specialization Coordinator at Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing. Dr. Zauderer has also served as a board member for Postpartum Support International (PSI) and has been the Nassau/Suffolk coordinator for PSI since 2009.

Dr. Zauderer has authored a book entitled Maternity Leave: A New Mothers Guide to the First Six Weeks Postpartum (Praeclarus Press). It is a self-help book for new mothers focusing on the first six weeks postpartum. She also has an active social network and maintains a blog on her website,, which contains current evidence-based information for new mothers. Since 2005 she has maintained a thriving private practice where she treats women for perinatal mood disorders and other women’s health issues by providing psychotherapy and psychopharmacology.



PhD, Psychology, Capella University, 2009

Post-Master's Certificate, Psychiatric-Mental Health NP, Molloy College, 2005

MS, Midwifery, Stony Brook University, 1997

BS, Nursing, Adelphi University, 1995


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