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Ann Marie P. Mauro, PhD, RN, CNL, CNE, FAHA, FAAN

Dean and Professor

Nursing, School of Nursing and Health Studies
McAllan Hall 333

Ann Marie P. Mauro, PhD, RN, CNL, CNE, FAHA, FAAN

Dr. Mauro comes to Monmouth from Rutgers University School of Nursing, where she served as founding associate dean, professor, and director for the Center for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI) since 2015. She assumed her new role as Dean of the Unterberg School on Monday, July 13, 2020.

A certified nurse educator and clinical nurse leader, Dr. Mauro brings expertise in advancing diversity initiatives, creative educational strategies, progressive curricular models, novel interprofessional education, educational policy, faculty governance, and cardiovascular health. Her clinical expertise is in cardiovascular and critical care nursing, and her research focuses on support of cardiovascular patients and educational innovations.

A fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, the American Heart Association (AHA), and the New York Academy of Medicine, Dr. Mauro holds several national professional leadership roles. She also serves as president of the Eastern Nursing Research Society and as a member of the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science National Advisory Council, the National League for Nursing Board of Governors, and the AHA Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing Council Awards Committee.

Dr. Mauro has received numerous awards in recognition of her dedication to nursing education, including the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Excellence and Innovation in Teaching Award, the New Jersey League for Nursing Nurse Recognition Award, and the March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Academic Educator Award, among others.

Previously, Dr. Mauro was a clinical associate professor of nursing at New York University where she remains an adjunct clinical professor. At NYU, Dr. Mauro was a Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing fellow, and project director for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Program, providing leadership development and mentoring for accelerated nursing students from diverse, underrepresented, and disadvantaged backgrounds.

Prior to her time at NYU, Dr. Mauro was an assistant professor of nursing at Seton Hall University, where she was a leader in university and college governance and key educational initiatives, including the new doctorate in nursing program, the first entry-level clinical nurse leader master’s degree in New Jersey, and implementation of high-fidelity patient simulation.

Dr. Mauro has led major health professions diversity initiatives, written multiple publications, and consulted nationally. Her work has been funded by the RWJF, the Health Resources and Services Administration, and others, and has been presented nationally and internationally.

Dr. Mauro earned her Bachelor of Science in nursing and Master of Science in nursing education from Seton Hall University, her doctorate in research and theory development from New York University, and a certificate from the Wharton Nursing Leaders Program at the University of Pennsylvania.