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Dean Marcia C. Maurer
Marcia C. Maurer, PhD, RN
Professor & Dean School of Nursing

Department of Family Health & Community Health Nursing
Office Phone: 618-650-3959
Fax: 618-650-3854
Location: Alumni Hall, Rm. 2109
E-mail: mamaure@siue.edu

Professional Experience

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Consultations & Professional Service

  • Consultations and Professional Service To Nursing
    • Magnet Status Advisory Board, Anderson Hospital Maryville, 2004 to present, member
    • Lupus Foundation of St. Louis Advisory Board, 2004 to present, member.
    • Lupus Foundation of St. Louis Educational Committee of the Board, 2004 to present, member.
    • Consultant to Nursing Faculty at University of Texas for the development of the ABSN/Fastrack nursing program, Summer-Fall, July 30, 2002.
    • Consultant on antepartum nursing care for unwed pregnant adolescents to Catholic Charities, Madonna House, Chicago, Illinois, Jan. 1985 - August 1987.
    • Consultant to Director for Nursing, St. Francis-Howard St. Ambulatory Care Center, Chicago, IL for standards and nursing practices for antenatal care, September 1991-present. (non-salaried)
    • Consultant to Vice-President for Nursing, St. Mary's Hospital, Kankakee, IL, for standards of practice in the neonatal/newborn nursery, April, 1991; September, 1993. (non-salaried)
    • Consultant to Division of Quality Control Management: MCH Teleconference, American Hospital Association, May 1987-July 1987.
    • INA appointed representative to State Committee on Development of Comprehensive Health Insurance Plan for the Uninsurable (CHIP), Jan. 1985-Jan. 1986. (non-salaried)
    • INA expert and consultant on Perinatal Issues and Legislation, 1982-present. (non-salaried)
    • March of Dimes Study Group on Nursing Education, 1976-1980. (non-salaried)
    • March of Dimes Subcommittee on Planning National Nursing Conference, Chairperson, 1976-1979. (non- salaried)
    • March of Dimes Subcommittee on Planning International Perinatal Medical Conference, Chairperson Nursing Division, 1978-1980. (non-salaried)
    • Consultant to University of Illinois - Metro 6 Hospitals, 1976-1980.
    • Consultant for National Perinatal Services Program, 1980-1981, State Appointment. (non-salaried)
    • Executive Board of Illinois Perinatal Regionalization Committee, 1974-1979. (non-salaried)
    • IDPH Committee on Status of Perinatal Centers, 1981-1986, State Appointment. (non-salaried)
    • IDPH Subcommittee on Designation of Level III Perinatal Care Facilities, 1974-1979. (non-salaried)
  • Professional Service To Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
    • Authored and presented a proposal entitled, "Proposal for Eastern Illinois University and Lakeview College Partnership," to Provost Lord, EIU and IBHE, October, 2003.
  • Faculty Practice
    • Director, Infant Jesus of Prague Parish Nursing Center, Flossmoor, IL - and staff clinic 2 Saturdays a month, 1993 - March, 1995. Functions included: Home visits to hospital discharged parishioners; health education; health resource finding; coordinating and running annual parish health fair (non-salaried).
    • Perinatal Nurse Practitioner St. Francis/Howard Street Ambulatory Care Clinic: Provide on-going pregnancy assessment of no and lo risk patients; staff education; staff precepting; administrative consultation relative to patient care, 6 - 12hrs a month, November 1991 - May, 1994 (Non-salaried).
    • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner to Maryville Teen Home on Dickens: Provide physical examinations and well child care for the day school, April 1991 - December 1991 (Non-salaried).
    • Nurse Practitioner - Pediatric Well-Child Clinic - University of Illinois Medical Center, Patient caseload - 40: Volunteer non-salaried position, 1982 thru 1986. Developed & assisted in implementation of this Clinic in 1982.
    • Perinatal Nurse Consultant - Loyola University Medical Center, Perinatal Division, 1983 - 1989.
    • Health Care Nurse, Marian Catholic High School, Spartan Marching Band, provide non-emergency care on road trips for 220 band members & 20 Support Staff. 1986-1988 - Volunteer.
  • Expert Testimony Presented
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: "Women's Health & Perinatal Mortality," presented on behalf of Illinois Nurses Association, Feb. 16, 1982, Chicago, Illinois, to Commission on the Status of Women, State of Illinois, Representative, Susan Catania, Chairperson.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: "High-Risk Infants & Newborns, the Baby DOE Legislation," Presented on behalf of Illinois Nurses Association, January 4, 1984, Chicago, Illinois to Special House Committee on High Risk Infants & Newborns, Representative Andrew J. McGann, Chairperson.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: "In Opposition to SB272 - Mandatory Licensure of Respiratory Therapists," presented on behalf of Illinois Nurses Association; May 30, 1985, Springfield, IL, to Senate Subcommittee on Insurance.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: "Response to Draft Rules for the Regionalized Perinatal Health Care System," Written testimony on behalf of Illinois Nurses Association, April 2, 1988, Chicago, IL, to Illinois Perinatal Healthcare Program, Robert N. Sabich, Administrator.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: "Response to Final Rules for the Regionalized Perinatal Health Care System," Written testimony on behalf of Illinois Nurses Association, Sept. 1989, Chicago, Il. to Illinois Perinatal Healthcare Program, Robert N. Sabich, Administrator.
  • Contributions To Nursing Education
    • Planned, developed and implemented first High Risk Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist Program leading to the Master of Science Degree in Nursing in the state of Illinois - University of Illinois, 1976.
    • Implemented same major at Loyola University Chicago, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, Fall, 1983.
    • Planned, developed and implemented first continuing education workshops for Midwest Region to prepare nurses to work in Neonatal Intensive Care Nurseries, May 1971 thru August, 1976, University of Illinois Medical Center, College of Nursing, Chicago.
    • Planned, developed and received university approval for a RN to MSN (BSN bypass) program at Loyola University School of Nursing, January 1990 - February 1993.
    • Member of Task Force to develop and implement Woman's Health Nurse Practitioner Major (Responsibilities included development of Needs Survey, Development of two of the courses, assisted with development of other courses, developed program plans) - January 1991-January 1994.
  • Service To The Community
    • Permanent Diaconate Formation Advisory Board, Member - 1996 - 2003
    • Curriculum Task Force, Member 1996 - 2003
    • Evaluation Task Force, Chairperson 1996 - 2003
    • Planned, Implemented, and Co-directed "Come Back to Me" a program for non-practicing Catholics inviting
    • Them to return to the Church, Infant Jesus of Prague Parish, 1998 thru 2003.
    • Planned, Implemented, and Coordinated Parish Nursing Center, Infant Jesus of Prague Parish, 1993 - 1995.
    • Parish Nurse: Functions include coordinating health fair, home visits to ill parishioners, hospital visits to parishioners, coordinating parishioner care in the home with the hospital discharge planner, health consultation, in-service education for parish staff nurses.
    • Completed Diaconate Formation Program with Husband for Chicago Archdiocesan Permanent Diaconate Program - 1992 - 1996.
    • Certified Pastoral Minister Chicago Archdiocese Diaconate Formation Program - awarded April, 1996.
    • Presenter/Facilitator/ Co-director RCIA Program - Infant Jesus of Prague Parish, 1995 - 2002.
    • Lector & Eucharistic Minister - Infant Jesus of Prague Parish, 1981 - Present
    • Co-Chairperson (with husband) Large Group Spiritual Development - Renew, 1983-1987
    • Liturgy Committee, Infant Jesus of Prague Parish, 1988-1990.

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Honors & Awards

  • Fellowships
    • Robert Wood Johnson Nurse Executive Fellowship, 3 year fellowship, $45,000, 2004 to 2007
    • American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Helene Fuld Trust Foundation, fellowship for Preparation Of Academic Leaders in Nursing, 2002 to 2004
  • Awards
    • Sigma Theta Tau, Alpha Beta Chapter Award for Excellence in Nursing Practice, May 1994
    • Marcella Niehoff Research Stipend - Principle Investigator: Nursing Identification of Signs and Symptoms of Neonatal Sepsis, $1,617.00
    • Excellence Award for Distinguished Leadership in Fight Against Birth Defects -Presented by Chicago Chapter March of Dimes, 1979
    • Outstanding Achievement, and Excellence, and Nurse of the Year Award-Presented by Chicago Chapter MOD, 1978
    • Distinguished Volunteer Achievement Award -Presented by Chicago Chapter MOD, 1977
    • Sigma Theta Tau, Lamba Chapter, (Honorary), 1970
    • Class Salutatorian, St. Thomas School of Nursing, 1965
    • Private Scholarship for Student Nurses, 1963

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Memberships and Related Activities

  • Membership in Professional Associations

    • American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), 2003 - Present
    • Illinois Association of Colleges of Nursing (IACN), 2003 - Present
      • Task Force co-chair on program planning for Fall 2005 retreat, 1995 - 1997
    • American Nurses Association (ANA), 1967 - 1969, 1976 - Present
      • Task Force on Perinatal Scope and Standards, Chairperson, 1995 - 1997
    • Illinois Nurses Association (INA). 1967 - 1969, 1976 - Present
      • INA District 20, Treasurer, 1996 - 1998
      • INA Committee on Program Planning for 1995 Convention, 1995 - 1996
      • INA Council on Health Policy, Member, 1992 - 1993
      • INA Task Force on Access to Health Care, 1989 - 1991
      • INA Board of Directors, 1985 - 1987
      • INA Division of Practice - Women and Newborns, Chairperson, 1981 - 1985
      • INA Long Range Planning Committee, 1983 - 1985
      • Finance Committee, 1983 - 1985
      • INA Districe 20, Vice-President, 1982 - 1987
      • INA District 20, Bylaws Committee, Chairperson, 1984
    • AACOGN, Member, 1978 - 1982
    • Sigma Theta Tau, Alpha Lambda Chapter, 1970 - 1992
    • Sigma Theta Tau, Alpha Beta Chapter, 1992 - Present
      • Alpha Beta Chapter, Vice President, Responsibilities, Annual Conference on Research, 1993 - 1995
      • Kim Noonan Scholarship, Chairperson and Founder, 1991 - 1994
    • Midwest Nursing Research Society, 1992 - Present
      • Childbearing Research Study Section, Member, 1993 - Present
      • Qualitative Research Study Section, Member, 1993 - Presesnt
    • March of Dimes, Chicago Chapter, 1994 - 2000
      • Medical Profession Awards Committee, Member, 1997 - 2000
      • Division on Research Grants Approval, Member, 1994 - 2000
    • Kathy Klauseger Memorial Scholarship Committee. 1997 - 2000
      • Publicity Committee, 1997 - 2000, Chair 1997 to 1998, Member, 1998 to 2000
    • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Appointments
      • Academic Administrators Council, Member, 2003
      • AHEC consortium committee of the SIU, Member, 2003
      • Rural Health Planning Initiative SIU SOMedicine, Member, 2003

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Presentations

  • Papers, Panels, Workshops Presented
  • 2001
    • Maurer, Marcia C. Best Predictors of Success in a Master of Science Degree Program in Nursing;
    • GRE, GPA, or Both? Proceedings of the 25th Annual Midwest Nursing Research Society, March 2-5, 2001.
  • 2000
    • Maurer, Marcia C. Best Predictors of Success in a Master of Science Degree Program in Nursing
    • GRE, GPA, or Both? Proceedings of the 3rd Annual School of Nursing Palmer Symposium, March, 2000.
  • 1997
    • Maurer, Marcia C. Is the Role of the CNS Dead? Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation Conference, Loyola University, Maywood, IL.
  • 1994
    • Maurer, Marcia C. Preterm Labor the Effects of Tocolytics - State of the art invited paper for childbearing section of MNRS, sponsored by Midwest Nursing Research Society, 18th Annual Research Conference, April 11.
    • Maurer, Marcia C. The Psychophysiological Effects of Magnesium Sulfate for Tocolysis in Preterm Labor Patients (presentation of research), sponsored by Midwest Nursing Research Society, 18th Annual Research Conference, April 12.
    • Maurer, Marcia C. The Nurse as Expert Witness, sponsored by March of Dimes Perinatal Conference, March 8, 1994 - approximately 300 attendees.
    • Maurer, Marcia C. Women's Health: Selected Topics from Adolescence thru Senescence, sponsored by M.O.M.'s, Infant Jesus of Prague Center for Pastoral Counseling, March 8, 1994, 22 attendees.
  • 1993
    • Maurer, Marcia C. Multiple Gestation: Psychosocial Implications, sponsored by Loyola University Perinatal Outreach Services, October 20.
    • Maurer, Marcia C. The Psychophysiological Effects of Magnesium Sulfate Used for Tocolysis in Preterm Labor Patients: A Preliminary Report, sponsored by Sigma Theta Tau, Alpha Beta Chapter and Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, August 24.
  • 1992
    • Maurer, Marcia C. Access to Health Care: Cultural Implications, Sponsored by the National Center for Advanced Medical Education, Division of Nursing - Women's Health Program, 135 RN's.
    • Maurer, Marcia C. Pregnancy Induced Hypertension, Sponsored by St. Francis-Howard St. Ambulatory Care Clinic, October, 9, 10RN's.
    • Maurer, Marcia C. The Pregnant Diabetic, Sponsored by St. Francis-Howard St. Ambulatory Care Clinic, October, 2, 10RN's.
    • Maurer, Marcia C. Nursing Care of the Long-Term Neonate, Sponsored by Cook County Graduate School Division of Perinatal Programs, 125 RN's, June 24.
  • 1991
    • Maurer, Marcia C. Nursing Management of the Infant with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia, by Loyola University Medical Center Department of Staff Development, Embassy Suites, Lombard, 75 RN's, Nov. 15.
    • Maurer, Marcia C. Developing the Application of Continuing Education Credits from the Illinois Association, sponsored by INA: Commission on Continuing Education, 47 RN's, October 16 & 17.
    • Maurer, Marcia C. Physical Assessment of the Normal Newborn, Sponsored by Loyola University Medical Center, Perinatal Outreach Center, Good Samaritan Hospital, 45 RN's, September 27.
    • Maurer, Marcia C. Nursing Care of the Long-Term Neonate, Sponsored by Cook County Graduate School, Division of Perinatal Programs, 75 RN's, June 14.
  • 1990
    • Maurer, Marcia C. Perinatal Care in the '90's, Sponsored by Loyola University Medical Center MCH Dept, 60 RN's, Sept. 20.
    • Maurer, Marcia C. Perinatal Care in the '90's, Sponsored by the Cook County Graduate School, 120 RN's, June, 11.
    • Maurer, Marcia C. The Physical Assessment and Gestational Age Assessment of the Newborn Infant, Sponsored by Evangelical Health Care Systems, Good Samaritan Hospital, 60 RN's, Feb. 19.
  • 1989
    • Maurer, Marcia C. Acute Care of the Preterm Infant. Sponsored by Evangelical Health Care Systems, 150 RNs., Sept. 20.
    • Maurer, Marcia C. Nursing Management of Infants with Chronic Lung Disease. Sponsored by Cook County Graduate School of Medicine, 1 hr., 45 RN's, June 2.
  • 1988
    • Maurer, Marcia C. Thermoregulation & the LBWI, presentation sponsored by LUMC Continuing Education Department, 45 min, 22 RN's, Apr. 13. 1987:
    • Maurer, Marcia C. Fetal effects of substance abuse in pregnancy, 45 min presentation sponsored by Contemporary Forums, Dearborn, MI, Apr. 23, 320 RN's.Maurer, Marcia C. Resuscitation: The obstetric nurse's role in delivery, 1/2 hrs, workshop repeated x1, sponsored by Contemporary Forums, Dearborn, MI, Apr. 22, 1987, 120 RN's times 2.Maurer. Marcia C.: Thermoregulation and the LBWI, presentation, sponsored by LUMC Continuing Education Department, 45 min, 15 RN's, Apr. 1.
  • 1986
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Pregnancy and substance abuse, sponsored by University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Social/Psychology, May 15, 28 social/psychologist graduate students.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Importance of the pediatric history for nurses, sponsored by Department of Continuing Education, LUMC, May 7, 75 RN's.
  • 1985
    • Maurer, Marcia C. Women, Pregnancy and Substance Abuse - Guest lecturer, University of IL at Chicago, sponsored by Dept. of Social/Psychology, May 21, 1985.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Expanded Role of the Nurse in a Neonatal Setting - 45 min speech, sponsored by Perinatal Association of Illinois, Hilton Hotel, Springfield, IL 150 MD's & RN's.
  • 1984
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, 1 hr. lecture, sponsored by INA, Dist. 20 Program Committee, 50 Nurses present, Oct. 4, 1984, Worth, IL.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Proposed Nurse Practice, sponsored by INA, St. Francis Hospital, Blue Island, IL Oct. 25, 1984, 200 X RN's (2 hr. presentation)
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Crisis in Neonatal Care, sponsored by University of IL. Conferences & Workshops, Nov. 5, 1984, 35 RN's (2 hr. presentation)
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Impact of the Nse. Pract. Act Proposal on the Nurse Clinical Specialist, sponsored by LUMC Clinical Nse Spec. Com., Maywood, IL, 10 RN's, Dec. 11, 1984.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Placental Transfer of Drugs, Sponsored by Contemporary Forums: Chicago, IL, 240+ RN's, August 9, 1984.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Effects of Common Selected Drugs on Fetal Development, sponsored by Contemporary Forums: Chicago, IL, 70+ RN's, August 10, 1984.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Pediatric History, and Pediatric Physical Assessment, two lectures presented at Pediatric Ambulatory Care Workshop sponsored by University of Illinois at Chicago, Parent/Child Health Nursing, June 12, 1984, 50 RN's.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Women, Pregnancy & Substance Abuse, guest lecturer, University of Illinois at Chicago, Dept. of Social/Psychology, May 8, 1984, 23 Graduate Students.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Physical Assessment of the Newborn, Neonatal Clerkship, sponsored by Loyola
    • University Perinatal Outreach Services, April 17, 1984, 18 Level II & I RN's.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Cardiopulmonary Transition of the Newborn, Hyperbilirubinemia, & Immunological Competence of the Newborn, guest lecturer, University of Illinois at the Medical Center, MCN Dept., March 6, 1984, 15 Graduate Nurse Midwifery Students.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Issues in Women's Health During the Middlescent Years, sponsored by Park Forest Nurse's Club, Park Forest, Illinois, 32 RN's.
  • 1983
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Current Perspectives in the Management of Neonatal Pulmonary Problems: Physiology of Pulmonary maturation (1 hr lecture) and Pathophysiology of RDS (1 hr lecture) 50 RN's and X-ray Interpretation for Nurses of Neonatal Respiratory Problems, Workshop X2 -45 min each, 35 RN's, sponsored by University of Illinois at the Medical Center Dept. of PCH & Conferences & Institutes, Carson Inn, Dec. 8 & 9, - Nordic Hills, Itasca.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Resuscitation of Infants by Perinatal Nurses (1 hr speech) sponsored by University of Chicago Perinatal Center, Sheraton-Homewood, Homewood, IL & Legal Implications for Nurses Resuscitating Newborns, (Panel Presenter & discussant) Oct. 6, 125+ RN's & MD's.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Women, Pregnancy and Substance Abuse, (1 hr. lect) guest lecturer, University of IL at Chicago, sponsored by Dept. of Social Work, May 24, 30+ Graduate Social Psychology & Social Work Students.
  • 1982
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Management of the Very Low Birth Weight Infant, sponsored by Perinatal Services Christ Hospital, November 12, 150 RN's & MD's.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Fluid & Electrolyte Imbalances in Infants & Children. Sponsored by University of Illinois Hospital Critical Care Course, 30 RN's, Oct. 30.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Gestational Age Assessment. Sponsored by U of I Hosp. Critical Care Course, 10 RN's, June 3, & 26 RN's, Oct. 23, Chicago.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Congestive Heart Failure in Children, Sponsored by U of I Hosp. Critical Care Course, 30 RN's, June 23, and Aug 18.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Stabilization of the Infant for Transport and Psycho-Social Needs of the Families of High-Risk Infants. Workshop Sponsored by Downstate March of Dimes Chapter and St. Mary's Hosp. Department of Staff Development, 200+ RN's, Apr. 15, Decatur, IL
  • 1981
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Fluid & Electrolyte Imbalances in Infants & Children. Sponsored by University of Illinois Hospital Critical Care Course, 30 RN's, Oct. 30.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Gestational Age Assessment. Sponsored by U of I Hosp. Critical Care Course, 10 RN's, June 3, & 26 RN's, Oct. 23, Chicago.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Congestive Heart Failure in Children, Sponsored by U of I Hosp. Critical Care Course, 30 RN's, June 23, and Aug 18.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Stabilization of the Infant for Transport and Psycho-Social Needs of the Families of High-Risk Infants. Workshop Sponsored by Downstate March of Dimes Chapter and St. Mary's Hosp. Department of Staff Development, 200+ RN's, Apr. 15, Decatur, IL.
  • 1980
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Factors Affecting Infant Mortality in Chicago. Research Seminar-Presenter, Sponsored by Northwestern University Center for Health Services & Policy Research, 11 Project Personnel, Dec. 17 Evanston, IL.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Pathophysiology of Hyaline Membrane Disease, a Nursing Symposium sponsored by Mead Johnson Formula Co., 70+ RN's, June 4, presentation.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Umbilical Artery/Umbilical Vein Catheterization - Nursing Implications, Presentation/Workshop, sponsored by U of I Outreach Program 50 RN's, May 15.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Pediatric Emergencies: a) Pediatric Anatomy and Physiology b) Fluid and Electrolyte Disturbances in the Pediatric Patient, (5 hrs), sponsored by Illinois Combined Scientific Assembly -Emergency Care: Setting the Pace, 110 RN's and Paramedics, May 2, Presentation.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Nursing Management of the Infant with Meconium Aspiration Syndrome, Nursing Grand Rounds, Sponsored by NNICU U of I Hosp., 8 RN's, April 24, Presentation/Lecture.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Theory and Principles in the Care of the High-Risk Newborn, a 10 week workshop (30 hrs.), Sponsored by Critical Care Services, 60 RN's, April 10 - June 12 (3hrs every Thursday) Presentation.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: The Use of S.O.A.P. Charting for the Antepartum Clinic, In-Service Education Conference for the U of I Ob/Gyn Clinic Staff, 6 RN's March 18 Presentation.
  • 1979
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Nursing Now and Nursing, the Future, Sponsored by Northwestern University Hospital Department of Continuing Education, 25 RN's Dec. 12. (Speech).
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Management Issues in Neonatal Intensive Care Units, Sponsored by Ross Formula Company at the Lincolnshire Marriott, 60 RN's, Dec. 3-4, Program Coordinator, Panel Moderator (for 5 sessions) and Panel Reactor.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Pediatric Emergencies, Cook County School of Nursing, sponsored by Illinois Trauma Association, 10 RN's. April 18 all Day Workshop.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: SIDS - as above April 29 presentation.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Care of the Newborn at Risk. Sponsored by Medical Media Associates, Nov. 8 presentation 250 RN's.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Pediatric Emergencies." Sponsored by IL Trauma Nurses Courses, 9 RN's, Oct. 31 all Day Workshop.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Kohlberg's Stages of Moral Development - Implications for the Pediatric Intensive Care Nurse. Sponsored by ACCH, 300+ RN's, Social Workers, Oct. 26 (speech).
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Drugs Used During Resuscitation of the Newborn & Resuscitation of the Newborn, at Weiss Memorial Hospital, 22 RN's, October 17 (Presentation & Workshop).
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Drugs used During Resuscitation of the Newborn and Resuscitation of the Newborn. Presented to 12 RN's and 25 MD's, sponsored by the Perinatal Outreach Program U of I, conducted at Northwest Hospital, Sept. 6, Presentation & Workshop.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: The AGA, SGA, & LGA Infants-Special Considerations, sponsored by University of Illinois, Perinatal Outreach Program, Weiss Memorial Hospital 20 RN's. Feb. 20 (Presentation).
  • 1978
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Assessment of (Gestational) Age: A Data Base. Presented at Perinatal Seminar, sponsored by Lutheran General Hospital, Holiday Inn-O'Hare, Oct. 18, 100 RN's.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Nursing Assessment of Neonatal Seizures. Presented at lst International Perinatal Medicine Symposium. Sponsored by March of Dimes, O'Hare Holiday Inn, April 5-6, Audience: Day 1 50 RN's; Day 2 50 RN's.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Care of the high-risk newborn. 3 week workshop. Sponsored by University of Illinois, College of Nursing, Department of Maternal-Child Nursing,. April 3, April 21, Audience: 35 RN's, 30 hrs of lecture, and 30 hrs of clinical preceptorship.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: The perinatal clinical specialist - A change agent. Seminar - Discussion Leader-Conducted at 3rd Annual National Perinatal Conference. Sponsored by March of Dimes, Chicago-Sheraton, February 13, Audience: 130 RN's.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: RDS-Nursing assessment and Management. Presented at 3rd Annual National Perinatal Nursing Conference. Sponsored by March of Dimes, Chicago-Sheraton, February 13-14, Audience: Day 1, 80-100 RN's; Day 2, 80-90 RN's.
  • 1977
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: The Passively Drug Addicted Neonate. Sponsored by Chicago Department of Health, December 6, Audience: 100 PHN's.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Nursing: Where was it, where is it, where is it going. Sponsored by Department of Continuing Education, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Special Workshop, December 7; January 11; and January 25, Audience: 40 RN's X 3.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: One day Seminar, 4 Lectures: Fetal monitoring, Effect of Maternal Drugs on Neonate, Neonatal Resuscitation, Nursing Care of Neonate with Respiratory Distress, Sponsored by Rockford Memorial Hospital & Illinois Perinatal Committee, Rockford, Illinois, January 13.
    • Maurer, Marcia C., Participant. One Day Workshop, Presentation. Metabolic Problems in the Neonate, St. Joseph Hospital, February 7.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Pulmonary Surfactant Production & Pulmonary Function, presented to Nurse-Midwifery Students, U of I, College of Nursing, February 16.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Neonatal Resuscitation, presented to Nurse-Midwifery Students, U of I, College of Nursing, February 23.
    • Maurer, Marcia C., Participant & Coordinator - Perinatal Day #6, Lecture: Nursing Assessment of Neonatal Surgical Problems & Interventions, Sponsored by U of I, College of Med., Perinatal Center & Cook County Hospital Perinatal Center, March 1 and 2.
    • Maurer, Marcia C., Participant - 2 Day Workshop, Presentation: Assessment of a Neonate Born to a High-Risk Mother with hypertension, Sponsored by Chicago Heart Association, March 21 and 23.
    • Maurer, Marcia C., Participant - 3 Day Workshop, Presentation: Crisis of a Premature Birth - Impact on the Family, Sponsored by Illinois Association of Maternal-Child Health, Springfield, Illinois, March 25.
    • Maurer, Marcia C., Participant - Presentation: Neonatal Drug Addiction, Ravenswood Hospital and Med. Center, Sponsored by U of I Perinatal Educational Committee, May 17.
    • Maurer, Marcia C., Participant - one Day Workshop, Presentation: Effects of Anesthesia on the Fetus, Sponsored by NAGOG, Sheraton-Oak Brook, June 4.
    • Maurer, Marcia C., Panel - Presentation: Psychodynamics of Perinatal Care: Nursing Viewpoint, Sponsored by American Acad. of Pediatrics, Lincolnshire-Marriott, July 22.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: Workshop on Care of High-Risk Neonate, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975 X 2, 1976 X 2, 1977 X 2, Faculty Coordinator and Participant - 3 Week Course, Sponsored by University of Illinois, College of Nursing, under Grant from USDPH-HEW. 30 hrs of Lecture, 30 hrs of Clinical Preceptorship, 270 RN's total.
    • Maurer, Marcia C., Participant - INA Workshop on High-Risk Neonate, March, 1974, Dist. #1 One Day Institute, Sponsored by INA.
    • Maurer, Marcia C., Participant - Perinatal Round Table (Discussion Reactor), Research papers in Perinatology, Sponsored by Chicago Chapter March of Dimes, November 8 and 9, Proceedings Published.
    • Maurer, Marcia C., Participant - One Day Workshop, Presentation: Neonatal Gestational Age Assessment, Sponsored by U of I, College of Med., at Chicago Osteopathic Hospital, November 17.
    • Maurer, Marcia C., Participant & Coordinator - Presentation & Demonstration: Transitional Care of Neonate with an Apgar of 2 at 1 minute and 5 at 5 minutes, St. Joseph Hospital, October 28.
    • Maurer, Marcia C. - One Day Workshop, Presentation: Care of Neonate with Hyperbilirubinemia," St. Joseph Hospital, October 21.
    • Maurer, Marcia C., Coordinator - Perinatal Day #5: Presentation: Clinical Application of Neonatal Monitoring, September 29-30, Sponsored by U of I, College of Med., & CCH, High Risk Nursery.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: One Day Workshop, Presentation: Neonatal Resuscitation, Illinois Masonic Hospital, September 13.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: One Day Workshop, Presentation: Neonatal Resuscitation, McNeal Memorial Hospital, August 24.
    • Maurer, Marcia C.: One Day Workshop on Modes of Neonatal Assisted Ventilation, Paper presented - IMV with CPAP: Indications, Use and Nursing Care. Michael Reese Hospital, August 18.
    • Maurer, Marcia C., Presenter - two Day Workshop on Respiratory Care of the High-Risk Newborn, Sheraton-Oak Brook, March 24-25, Sponsored by University of Illinois, College of Medicine, 500 MD's, RN's, & RT's.
    • Maurer, Marcia C., Faculty - University of Illinois, College of Nursing - Special Elective Course, N341 -Principles & Theory in the Care of the High-Risk Newborn, March-June 1, 1975; January-March 1976; January-March, 1977; 3 credits.
    • Maurer, Marcia C., Presenter - Perinatal Days, Chest Assessment, Loyola University Medical Center, January 29, Sponsored by March of Dimes, Chicago Chapter, 200 RN's.
    • Maurer, Marcia C., Coordinator and Presenter, University of Illinois and Cook County High-Risk Nurseries -Quarterly - Perinatal Seminars, No. 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5, Sponsored by University of Illinois, College of Medicine and Cook County Hospital, High-Risk Nursery, 300 RN's total.
    • Maurer, Marcia C., Presenter - 1st Annual Perinatal Seminar for Nurses, Chicago-Sheraton, January 20, Sponsored by March of Dimes, Assessment of Gestational Age, 150 RN's.
    • Maurer, Marcia C., Presenter - Three Day Workshop on infant with Respiratory Distress, May, Chicago, Illinois, Sponsored by University of Illinois, College of Medicine, 30 RN's.
    • Maurer, Marcia C., Presenter - INA Workshop on High-Risk Neonate, March Dist. #1, Sponsored by CNA, 25+RN's.
    • Maurer, Marcia C. - One Day Workshop on Assessment of High-Risk Newborn, November, held in Rockford, Illinois, Sponsored by University of Illinois, AHES - Department of Continuing Education, 20 RN's, 5 Presentations, 8 hours.
  • 1971
    • Maurer, Marcia C., Presenter - One Day Workshop on Assessment of the Neonate, and Care of the Neonate with RDS, March, held in University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Sponsored by University of Illinois, AHES, Department of Continuing Education, 150 RN's.
    • Maurer, Marcia C., Presenter: Two Day Workshop on The Effects of Hospitalization and the Infant, held in LaSalle, Illinois, January, Sponsored by Junior College in Peru-Lasalle, Illinois, 50 RN's, 3 Presentations each day.

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Professional Experience

2004 to Present

Professor and Dean
School of Nursing
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Edwardsville, IL

2000 to 2003

Associate Dean Academic Programs in Nursing and Director Graduate Programs in Nursing
Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing
Loyola University
Chicago, IL

1994 to 2000

Associate Dean / Director Graduate Programs in NursingMarcella Niehoff School of Nursing
Loyola University
Chicago, IL

1996 to 2003

Tenured Associate Professor and Graduate Faculty - Maternal-Child Health Nursing
Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing
Loyola University
Chicago, IL

1996 to 2003

Tenured Assistant Professor & Graduate Faculty - MCN-Perinatal Major Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing
Loyola University
Chicago, IL

1983 to 1986

Assistant Professor - MCH Nursing (Non-Salaried)
College of Nursing
University of Illinois
Chicago, IL

1978 to 1983

Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor MCH Nursing & Associate Graduate Faculty, Perinatal Nursing Sequence Leading to a Masters Degree
College of Nursing
University of Illinois
Chicago, IL

1976 to 1979

Assistant Professor & Associate Graduate Faculty - MCH Nursing - Pediatric Graduate Program
College of Nursing
University of Illinois
Chicago, IL

1975 to 1977

Assistant Professor - Pediatric Program - Perinatal Nurse - Consultant
Metro-6 Hospitals
Abraham Lincoln School of Medicine
Chicago, IL

1970 to 1973

Instructor - MCH Nursing - Undergraduate Pediatric Program
College of Nursing
University of Illinois
Chicago, IL

1965 to 1969

Head Nurse Pediatrics & House Supervisor
Holy Cross Hospital
Chicago, IL

1968 to 1969

Instructor - Pediatric Nursing
Cook County School of Nursing
Chicago, IL

1967 to 1968

Teaching Assistant - MCH Nursing - Undergraduate Pediatric Program
University of Illinois
Chicago, IL
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Publications

  • Books

Maurer, M. (2005). Assessing Compatibility of Institution and Self: Reaching a Decision, AACN Monograph Series on Being a Dean, requested article, Fall, 2005.

*Maurer, M. (2005). So you want to be a dean? The anticipatory stage. Nursing Leadership Forum, 9(3), Spring, 2005, pp. 1-25.

*Varricchio, CG, Hooper, P, Maurer, M & Santas, E (1993). Issues related to informed consent. Journal of Enterostomal Nursing, 20:1, Jan-Feb., pp.14-20. (Contributed the Section on the Nurse's Role in Obtaining Informed Consent). (Abstracted in Oncology Nursing)

*Maurer, M. (1993). Intrauterine fetal demise: Medico-Nursing and psychosocial considerations. Journal of Perinatology, 13:1, Jan-Feb, pp. 36-45.

  • Chapters

*Maurer, M. (1993). Anatomy and physiology of the pediatric respiratory track. in Broadwell, Parrish, & Saunders (Eds.), Child Health Nursing, A Comprehensive Approach to the Care of Children and Their Families, Chap 36, Philadelphia: J.B.Lippincott, Co., pp. 871-879.

*Maurer, M. (1993). Assessment of the pediatric respiratory system. in Broadwell, Parrish, & Saunders (Eds.), Child Health Nursing, A Comprehensive Approach to the Care of Children and Their Families, Chap 37, Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, Co., pp. 881-896.

Consulting Editor & Test Writer, Tests of Self-Evaluation of Nursing Competence, Chapters on the Care of the Premature, and Obstetric Complications, by I. Alyn, Saunders, Third Ed.

Consulting Editor & Test Writer, Tests of Self-Evaluation of Nursing Competence, Chapters on the Care of the Premature, and Obstetric Complications, by I. Alyn, Saunders, Second Eds.

  • Refereed Journal Articles

Reviewer/Referee for Nursing Outlook Publications, Maternal - Child Division, 1981-1983.

  • Preliminary Paper/Dissertation Advising

Power: Chief Nurse Executives in Nursing Education, Phyllis Thomson, liminary Paper Chair, Successfully defended, Spring, 2002

Impact of uncertainty, social support, and prenatal coping on the psychological well-being of women with high-risk pregnancy, Mirahau Giregescu - Preliminary Paper, member, Dissertation Committee Member, successfully defended, Spring, 2004

Engagement in the Nurse Practitioner Patient Relationship, Rima O'Connor, Dissertation Committee Member, In Process

The Experience of Parenting in Mother/Infant Dyads, Sharon Coyer, Dissertation Chair, Completed 1999

Parent Satisfaction with Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Care, Linda Juretschke, Dissertation Chair, in progress

  • Abstracts

*Maurer MC. (2001). Best Predictors of Success in a Master of Science Degree Program in Nursing; GRE, GPA, or Both? Proceedings of the 25th Annual Midwest Nursing Research Society, March 2-5, 2001.

*Maurer MC., Uselman K., Senyk J., Chybik M., & Carr C. (1994). The Psychophysiological effects of magnesium sulfate used for tocolysis in preterm labor patients. Proceedings of the 18th Annual Midwest Nursing Research Society, April 9-12, p. 120.

Maurer, M. (1993). Identification of Factors Influencing Preprofessional Socialization of Students to Nursing. Dissertation Abstracts.

  • Videos
  • Published Interviews

Bunkers, Sandra Schmidt (2002). Doctoral education in nursing: Seeking clarity. Maurer, M. "The Differences among the PhD,DNSc, and EdD, in Nursing Science Quarterly, v. 15, No.3, July.

  • Media Development

Maurer, M. (1985). Slide-Script - Issues in Women's Health in the Middlescent years -Author of Section on Selected Health Problems, Developed for INA Division of Women & Newborns, National Distribution - 60 min long.

Maurer, M. Videos: Loyola University Multi/Media Department LUMC in Collaboration with Neonatal ICU: Cardiovascular Assessment of the Newborn - 40 min video, June 1984

Neurological Assessment of the Newborn - 40 min video, June 1984

Respiratory Assessment of the Newborn - 40 min video, June 1984

Bronchopulmonary Hygiene of the Neonate - 40 min video, June 1984.

  • Media Interviews

"Ph.D.s Find it Lonelier at the Top." Interview by Chicago Tribune Staff Writer, Jeffery Steele, Chicago Tribune, Special Winter Section, Nov. 16, 1997.

"Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse - Meeting the Shortage of Primary Care

Providers, interview Chicago Tribune Staff Writer, Chicago Tribune, Education Today Supplement, published October 10, 1996.

"Benefits of Graduate Education for the Nurse," Chicago Tribune - Education Section, interviewed by Mary Mills, Staff Writer, Chicago Tribune, Education Today Supplement, October 8, 1995.

"Merger of the CNS/Practitioner Role in Nursing - Advantageous or Not?" Nursing Spectrum, interviewed by Jeffery Zurlinden, RN, MS - Staff Writer, June, 1995.

"Why Advanced Practice Nurse Preparation?" Chicago Tribune - Health News Supplement, interviewed by staff writer, May, 1995.

"The Nurse As Health Care Resource," Cablevision Chicago, Live TV broadcast, November, 1985.

"Nursing Today, Interviewee for Channel 32, Newstalk, Mar. 5, 1984, Chicago, Illinois.

"Teratogenic Effects on Pregnancy," USA Today, interviewed by staff writer, August 11, 1984.

  • Editorial Boards & Reviewer

Maurer, M. (2000). Video Review: The Use of the Parse Method in Patient Care Settings. Journal of Nursing Science, Spring, 2000.

Maurer, M. (1982). Book Review: Critical Care Nursing of Children and Adolescents. Nursing Outlook, Jan. 1982.

Maurer, M. (1975). Book Review: Family Centered Care of Hospitalized Children. JAMA.

  • Masters' Thesis/Research Advising

Effects of Bronchopulmonary Hygiene on TcPO2 Levels in Selected Prematures, Completed Masters Thesis, Major Advisor, 1980.

Acute Distress Behaviors in Children Receiving Preparatory Play Before Finger Sticks, Completed Masters Thesis, Major Advisor, 1980.

Placement Site for Thermistors in Premature Infants in Isolettes, -Completed Masters Thesis, Major Advisor, 1980.

Effects of Non-Nutritive Sucking on TcPO2 Levels of Premature, Completed Funded Research, Advisor and Consultant, 1982.

Effects of Home Monitoring on Capillary Glucose Levels and Numbers of Hospitalizations of Pregnant Diabetics, Completed Masters Thesis, Major Advisor, 1982.

CPD - A Catch All Diagnosis, Completed Masters Thesis, Major Advisor, 1982.

Suctioning Practices of Nurses Caring for Intubated Children, Completed Masters Thesis, Major Advisor, 1982.

Effect of Positional Changes on the Blood Pressure of Premature, Completed Masters Thesis, Major Advisor, 1982.

Comparison of Fetal Movements with Neonatal Activity Level, Completed Masters Thesis, Committee Member, 1981.

Effect of Chemotherapeutic Drugs on Placque Score and Gingival Tissue in Children, Completed Masters Thesis, Committee Member, 1981.

Hospitalized and Nonhospitalized Latency Children's Perception of Nursing Functions, Completed Masters Thesis, Committee Member, 1981.

Relationship of NST and FMR in Monitoring High-Risk Pregnancy, Completed Masters Thesis, Major Advisor, 1982.

The Effects of Octoxynol-9 on fetal growth completed Masters, Completed Masters Thesis, Major Advisor, 1982.

The Effect of Body Position & Head Rotation on Intracranial Pressure in Premature Infants with Ladd intracranial Pressure Monitor, Completed Masters Thesis, Committee Member, 1983.

The Effect of Moist Heat Application and the Duration of Active Labor, Completed Masters Thesis - Major Advisor, 1983.

Prediction of Infant Gender by Fetal Heart Rate, Completed Masters Project -Major Advisor, 1983.

Perinatal Outcomes in Older Nulliparae Treated for Infertility Disorders, Completed Masters Thesis - Major Advisor, 1982.

Feeding and Bonding Practices in Mothers of Premature Infants, Completed Masters Thesis, Committee Member, 1981.

Comparison of Gram-Negative and Gram-Positive Ventriculitis in Children, Completed Masters Thesis, committee Member, 1981.

Effect of Heelstick Procedure on Transcutaneous Oxygen Values in Premature Infants, Completed Masters Thesis, committee Member, 1981

Maternal Tasks of the Puerperium Redefined, Completed Masters Thesis, committee Member, 1987.

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Research & Grants

  • Research/Education Grants
    • Developmental Outcomes of High-Risk Infants at age 17. Third phase of a longitudinal study. Submitted for University funding. PI: Dr. D. Holmes, Professor Developmental
    • Psychology, Co-PI: Dr. M. Maurer, Associate Professor, MCH Nursing (responsible for medical status follow-up). Status: Funded $5,000
    • The Role of the Associate Dean in Schools of Nursing. Funded, $600.00. Status, data analysis phase.
    • A Comparison of Graduate Student Academic Success with GRE Performance, Age, undergraduate GPA and Work Experience Prior to Matriculation in a Masters Program -Status, Completed and presented at Local Research Symposium and National Research Conference.
    • Dissertation: Identification of Factors Influencing Pre-professional Socialization of Students to Nursing - Completed June 1993
    • Nursing Identification of Signs and Symptoms of Neonatal Sepsis: A 3-Phase Study, Phase I Funded - $1,617 - small school grant - completion of Phase I, December, 1994.
    • The Psychophysiological Effects of Magnesium Sulfate Used for Tocolysis in Preterm
    • Labor Patients, Non-funded -Status: First Data Set completed May, 1993 and presented at a National Research Conference
    • Caffeine Consumption in No, Lo, Medium, and High-Risk Antepartal Patients, Data collected and analyzed findings unpublished (not funded), 1982-1985.
    • Master's Thesis, completed 1970: Identification of Coping Behaviors in Children with Life Threatening Illnesses.
  • Grants Awarded:
    • USDPH - HEW Nurse Training Grant (Undergraduate) 1966-1967.
    • USDPH - HEW Nurse Training Grant (Graduate) 1969-1970.
  • Program Grants Awarded
    • Federal Domestic Assistance Professional Nurse Traineeship Grant - USDHHS, Funding Obtained: $78, 914 - 7/01/02-6/30/03, 2002: Principle Director
    • Federal Domestic Assistance Professional Nurse Traineeship Grant - USDHHS, Funding Obtained: $76,519; Grant Period - 7/1/01 - 6/30/02, 2001: Principle Director
    • Federal Domestic Assistance Professional Nurse Traineeship Grant - USDHHS, Funding Obtained: $58, 353; Grant Period - 7/1/00 - 6/30/01, 2000: Principle Director
    • Federal Domestic Assistance Professional Nurse Traineeship Grant - USDHHS, Funding Obtained: $12, 667; Grant period - 7/1/99 - 6/30/00, 1999: Principle Director
    • Federal Domestic Assistance Professional Nurse Traineeship Grant - USDHHS, Funding obtained: $33,096; Grant period - 7/1/98 - 6/30/99, 1998: Principle Director
    • Federal Domestic Assistance Professional Nurse Traineeship Grant - USDHHS, Funding Obtained: $32,179; Grant Period - 7/1/97 - 6/30/98, 1997: Principle Director
    • Federal Domestic Assistance Professional Nurse Traineeship Grant - USDHHS, Funding Obtained: $25,943; Grant Period - 7/1/96 - 6/30/97, 1996: Principle Director
    • Federal Domestic Assistance Professional Nurse Traineeship Grant - USDHHS, Funding Obtained: $52,925 ($7,000+ increase over the previous year); Grant Period - 7/1/95 to 6/30/96, 1995: Principle Director
    • USDPH - Principle Director - HEW Short Term Training Grant Supporting a three week course on "Care of the High-Risk Neonate."
      • 1971 - $19,000
      • 1972 - $19,000
      • 1973 - $19,000
      • 1974 - $19,000
      • 1975 - X2 - $38,000
      • 1976 - X2 - $38,000
  • Foundation Grants Applied For and/or Awarded
    • Washington Health Square Foundation, INC, "Requerst for Expansion of Current Practitioner, 1996-97
    • Programs at Loyola University Chicago, Niehoff School of Nursing," M. Maurer, Principle Director. Funded: June 1997: $40,000.
    • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, "Partnerships for Training: Regional Education Systems for Nurse Practitioners, Certified Nurse Midwives, and Physician Assistants - M. Maurer, Principle Director; K., 1995
    • Holm, Co-Director - Funding Applied for: $219,305. Status - not funded due to exclusion of Physician Assistant Education.
    • Washington Health Square Foundation, INC, "Request for Expansion of Current Practitioner Programs at Loyola University Chicago, Niehoff School of Nursing," M. Maurer, Principle Director. Funded April, 1996 $40,000, 1995
  • Applications for Special Grants
    • Loyola University Graduate School Marketing Incentives, "Marketing and Development Plan for the PhD, 1995
    • Program - Niehoff School of Nursing. Funding applied for: $7,000. Status - secured for 1995-1996 academic year.
  • Fellowships
    • Robert Wood Johnson Nurse Executive Fellowship, 3 year fellowship, 2004-2007, $45,000.
    • American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Helene Fuld Trust Foundation, fellowship for Preparation of Academic Leaders in Nursing, 2002-2004.
  • Awards
    • Sigma Theta Tau, Alpha Beta Chapter Award for Excellence in Nursing Practice - May, 1994.
    • Marcella Niehoff Research Stipend - Principle Investigator: Nursing Identification of Signs and Symptoms of Neonatal Sepsis, $1,617.00
    • Excellence Award for Distinguished Leadership in Fight Against Birth Defects -Presented by Chicago Chapter March of Dimes, 1979.
    • Outstanding Achievement, and Excellence, and Nurse of the Year Award -Presented by Chicago Chapter MOD, 1978.
    • Distinguished Volunteer Achievement Award -Presented by Chicago Chapter MOD, 1977.
    • Sigma Theta Tau, Lamba Chapter, (Honorary) 1970.
    • Class Salutatorian, St. Thomas School of Nursing, 1965.
    • Private Scholarship for Student Nurses, 1963.

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