Anka Roberto, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BS, MPH

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

Anka RobertoAnka Roberto joined the School of Nursing as an assistant professor in fall 2018. Prior to her move to UNCW, Dr. Roberto was a visiting assistant professor at Fairfield University's School of Nursing and Health Studies in Connecticut.

Dr. Roberto has been an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) for four years and a Registered Nurse for over 20 years. Her area of research is trauma & resilience and has published and co-published articles and book chapters on the topics. She has presented nationally and internationally on her work as a trauma trained PMHNP using Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR) as a treatment modality and her research in and around trauma and resilience.

As a faculty mentor of IMSRG, Dr. Roberto works alongside her students as they actively engage in research that positively impacts the resilience of at risk youth in the local community.