Margaret Quinn, DNP, RN, APN-C, CPNP
Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatric NP Program Specialty Director
Division of Advanced Nursing Practice
Curriculum Vitae (pdf)
DNP: Rutgers University, College of Nursing
MSN: University of Pennsylvania
BSN: Seton Hall University
ASN: Union County College
Diploma in Nursing: Elizabeth General Medical Center
Research and Clinical Interests:
Dr. Margaret Quinn is an advocate for child health and current trends in pediatric nursing including childhood obesity, activity options, obesity counseling, vaccination safety and stress in children after natural disasters. She has a strong inpatient and outpatient pediatric experience and educates students at all levels of undergraduate and graduate education relative to pediatrics. Dr. Quinn also enjoys educating the community and families of her patients about current pediatric issues.
Professional and Community Activities:
- National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates and Practitioners; Co-Chairperson - Childhood Obesity Special Interest Group
- National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates and Practitioners; Adolescent Obesity Clinical Practice Guideline Revision Work Group Leader (Physical Activity- Adolescents)
- St. Justin's Roman Catholic Church – Parish Nurse Ministry
- Stop FEMA Now – a grassroots community organization providing information to victims of Super Storm Sandy
Honors and Awards:
- Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey, Lester Z. Lieberman Humanism in Healthcare Award, 2013.
- Laura Di Clerico Scholarship – Rutgers University, 2010
- Drexel University, Poster Presentation, Award Winner, 2006.
- University of Pennsylvania Alumni Award Recipient, 1998.
- Scholarship Recipient, New Jersey Hospital Association, Health Research and Educational Trust Fund, 1997.
- Quinn, M., Gilloolly, D., Kelly, S., Kolassa, J., Davis, E., Evaluation of identified stressors in children and adolescents after Super Storm Sandy. Pediatric Nursing. 42(5)
Quinn, M., (2015) Faculty Responsibilities for DNP Capstone Projects. Nurse Practitioner Perspectives
- Karp, S.M., Barreras, L., Duderstadt, K. G. Gance-Cleveland, B., Gilbert, L.,McCarty, K., Mistry, R.S., Quinn, M., Schultz, C., Tate, N.H., & Keesing, H. (2015). Position statement on the Prevention and Identification of Overweight and Obesity in the Pediatric Population.
- Quinn, M., (2013) Difficulty lifting the right arm drives a young man to seek help. The Clinical Advisor. 16(11)95-97
- Quinn, M., (2013) Incorporation of Active Video Gaming into the Middle School curriculum as a school based childhood obesity intervention. Journal of Pediatric Health Care 27 (1): 3-12.
- Reinish, C., Lyons, R., Kwong, J., Pessagno, R., Quinn, M., (2012) Opportunities and Challenges Faced by Doctor of Nursing Practice–Prepared Faculty in Academic Institutions, One School’s Story. Clinical Scholars Review Volume 5
- Quinn, M., (2012) Sudden onset of neurologic symptoms in an adolescent girl. The Clinical Advisor 11(10) 52- 562012
- Ayansola, E. & Quinn, M. (2012). Bullying Continues to Plague Nursing: Vulnerability in new nurses is unfortunately fertile ground for horizontal violence to grow.Advance for Nurses
- 2006 Kearns, S.P., Kelly, A.L., Barrett, J., Scholssbach, N., Quinn, M., Olsen, C., Keenan, C., Brewer, L., Brown, J. (2006) The one day per week nursing program: A web-assisted (hybrid) associate degree nursing program. The Journal of Teaching and Learning 1(1),10-17