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Selena A Gilles

Dr Selena A Gilles is Clinical Assistant Professor in the Undergraduate Program at New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing. Dr. Gilles joined Meyers in 2014 as Clinical Assistant Professor. Dr. Gilles has a DNP from Monmouth University (2014), a MS in Adult Health Nursing from Hunter College, City University of New York, (Cum Laude, 2010) and a BS with a major in Nursing degree from Long Island University (With Honors, 2005). Dr Gilles is a certified Clinical Nurse Educator and is also certified in Critical Care Nursing. She has been an Adult Nurse Practitioner for 10 years, specializing in Neuro and Pain Management. Dr Gilles is passionate about the management of acute and chronic pain, as well as opioid overdose prevention. She is the Program Director of the Greater NYC Black Nurses Association Opioid Overdose Prevention Program. She has strong community advocacy and passion for global health, currently working with organizations aimed to serve the underprivileged and underserved communities in Haiti and Ghana. Dr. Gilles is currently a member of six professional organizations/associations, including serving as President of Meyers’ Sigma Upsilon Chapter, Sigma’s Region 14 Coordinator, and Programming and Community Service Committee Chair for the Greater NYC Black Nurses Association. Dr Gilles is an NLN LEAD Alum (2019), and has received the NBNA Under 40 Award (2019) and Nurse of the Year Award for Community Service (2020). Dr Gilles is also a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine (2020).