Sr. Mary Meyers, a member of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Baden and a registered nurse, has been appointed to the newly created position of remediation coordinator and success coach in the School of Nursing.
After a 20-year career in teaching students from kindergarten to high school, she entered the Second Degree BSN program at Duquesne University. After graduating, Sr. Mary worked at Mercy Hospital's CVICU where she provided care to critically ill medical and surgical cardiac patients. While at Mercy Hospital, she earned CCRN certification and subsequently worked in hospice nursing. Sr. Meyers received her MSN in Adult Gero Nurse Practitioner in 2018 and her DNP in 2021 from St. Louis University.
While working with her clinical group at Mercy Hospital, she began helping senior nursing students as they prepared for the HESI exam. Eager to assist any student who needed extra help, Sr. Meyers began working with a growing number of students, and her successful efforts as well as her love for the role make her a natural choice for the position. In 2022 Sr. Meyers was award the Duquesne University School of Nursing Faculty Excellence in Service Award.
BA, History, St. Joseph's College, 1976
MS, Education, St. John's University, 1988
BSN, Duquesne University, 1999
MSN, St. Louis University, 2015
DNP, St. Louis University, 2021
Leonardo, M., Meyers, M., Kojsza, D., Iagnemma, J., Shepaka, S. (2002). The community health fair as an international health promotion. Home Health Care Management and Practice, 14, 415-423.
Marie C. MIller Award for Excellence in Medical-Surgical Nursing - December 1999
Sigma Theta Tau, Epsilon Chapter, Award for Excellence - May 2000