• Title:
    Associate Professor
  • Department:
    Nursing and Health Professions

Catherine Fogg, Ph.D., MSN



Dr. Catherine Fogg is an Associate Professor of Nursing at Rivier University. She began her nursing career as an ADN Nurse working in the emergency department. She went on to earn her Ph.D. in Nursing and Health Promotion from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. While working towards her Ph.D., Dr. Fogg was also a full-time professor at Saint Anselm College where she primarily taught undergraduate nursing. During that time, she was also an FNP with Healthcare for the Homeless and an ICU nurse at Catholic Medical Center, both located in Manchester, NH.

Dr. Fogg’s most memorable nursing accomplishments include being awarded Nurse of the Year when working as a Cardiac Rehab nurse, working on her Ph.D. dissertation, “Beliefs & Attitudes of the Homeless Toward HIV Screening,” where she developed the survey instrument and visited homeless shelters all over New England to administer her tool to 350 persons experiencing homelessness, and volunteering as a civilian FNP with the US Navy aboard the U.S.N.S. Mercy hospital ship for two summers in Vietnam and Cambodia.


  • Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Lowell
  • MSN, University of New Hampshire
  • BSN, University of New Hampshire
  • ADN, Brigham Young University


  • Primary Care Provider
  • Care of Vulnerable Populations
  • Cultural Competence

Courses Taught

  • NSG510 FNPI Theory
  • NSG511 FNPI Seminar
  • NSG511 FNPI Practicum
  • NSG515 FNPII Seminar
  • NSG515 FNPII Practicum
  • NSG516 Advanced Health Assessment

Recent Publications and Proceedings

  1. Audain, G., Bookhardt-Murray, J., Fogg, C.J., Gregerson, P., Luther, P., Treherne, L.L., Knopf-Amelung, S. (2013). Adapting your practice: Treatment and Recommendations for unstably housed patients with HIV/AIDS, 3rd Edition. Health Care for the Homeless Clinicians’ Network, Nashville, TN.
  2. Fogg, C., (2013, November). The Meaning of International Humanitarian Service for Volunteer Nurses. Paper presented at the 42nd Biennial Convention of Sigma Theta Tau International, Indianapolis, Indiana
  3. Fogg, C.J., (2012). Interpretation and Management of Basic Dysrhythmias. In K.O.Perrin & K. McLeod, (Ed), Understanding the Essentials of Critical Care Nursing, 2nd Edition. Pearson Prentice Hall: New Jersey.
  4. Fogg, C.J., Mawn, B.M., Porell, F. (2011). Development of the Fogg Intent-to-Screen for HIV (ITS HIV) Questionnaire. Research in Nursing and Health, 34, 73-84.
  5. Fogg, C. & Mawn, B. (2010). HIV Screening: Beliefs and intentions of the homeless. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 21(5), 395-407.
  6. Fogg, C. (2009). Beliefs and intentions of the homeless toward HIV screening. PhD dissertation, University of Massachusetts Lowell, United States. Retrieved December 7, 2010 from ProQuest Direct Complete. (Publication No. AAT 3357577. ISBN No. 9781109149050).
  7. Fogg, C. (2009). Interpretation and Management of Basic Dysrhythmias. In K.O. Perrin (Ed.), Understanding the Essentials of Critical Care Nursing (pg 78-112). Pearson Prentice Hall: New Jersey.
  8. Reeves, J. & Fogg, C. (2006). Perceptions of graduating nursing students regarding life Experiences that promote culturally competent care. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 17(2), pg 171-178.
  9. Villarreal, H. & Fogg, C. (2006). Syringe-exchange programs and HIV prevention. American Journal of Nursing, 106(5), pg 58-64.
  10. Marrone, L. & Fogg, C. (2003). Should the family be present during resuscitation? Nursing2003, 33(10), pg 32cc1-32cc2.