Dr. Lydia Cristobal DNP, LNHA, RN-BC, NEA-BC is a healthcare executive who has worked in various health care settings and specializes in post-acute and geriatric care. She earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees in nursing administration from New York University and Doctor of Nursing practice from Yale University. Her credentials are licensed nursing home administrator, board certified in gerontology, and board certified in advanced nurse executive practice. A Veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom, she continues to serve in the U.S. Army Reserve as a Major in the Nurse Corps at Picatinny Arsenal in New Jersey. She is currently the administrator of a hospital-based skilled nursing facility in Hudson County, New Jersey.
- Organizational stewardship
- High turnover rates in nursing home leadership
- Changing the way geriatric care is delivered
- Evidence-based practice