Dr. Ann Marie P. Mauro is Rutgers’ Newest Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing
March 1, 2017
Ann Marie P. Mauro, assistant dean, professor, and director of the Center for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI) at Rutgers University School of Nursing is the university’s most recent addition to the prestigious American Academy of Nursing. Dr. Mauro, along with 163 other outstanding nurse leaders from across the nation, was inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN) at the Academy’s annual policy conference held October 2016 in Washington, D.C.
An invitation to become a Fellow of the Academy is one of the highest honors in the nursing. Selection criteria include evidence of significant contributions to nursing and healthcare and sponsorship by two current Fellows. Comprised of more than 2,400 nurse leaders in education, management, practice, policy, and research, the Academy advances health policy and practice through the generation, synthesis, and dissemination of nursing knowledge.
Mauro is an expert in diversity, educational policy, innovative teaching strategies, and curriculum development. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and American Association of Colleges of Nursing have recognized her groundbreaking diversity work with a New Careers in Nursing Innovation Awardand an Above and Beyond Award. At Rutgers School of Nursing, Mauro provides leadership for the promotion of teaching and learning excellence, collaborations in interprofessional education, and advancement of the science of nursing education. She is director of a RWJF New Jersey Nursing Initiative grant-funded project that is applying innovative uses of simulation to help redesign the school’s undergraduate curriculum to address population health.
A certified nurse educator, clinical nurse leader, and member of the National League for Nursing Board of Governors, Mauro’s clinical expertise is in cardiovascular and critical care nursing, and her research focuses on support of cardiovascular patients and educational innovations. She earned her BSN and MSN in nursing education from Seton Hall University, her PhD in research and theory development from New York University, and a certificate from the Wharton Nursing Leaders Program at the University of Pennsylvania.