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.
In addition to her work with students, she works one day per week in a free clinic in Steubenville, Ohio where she sees patients and precept Nurse Practitioner students.
- DNP and MSN, Saint Louis University, St. Louis MO
- BSN, Duquesne University
- MS, St. John's University, Jamaica, NY
- BA, St. Joseph's College, Brooklyn
March 2023 – Podium Presentation to the Charitable Healthcare Network Conference in
Columbus, Ohio “Integration of Social Determinants of Health and Patient Identified Resources
to Improve Health Equity”.
August 2022 – Poster Presentation for the International Conference of Nurse Practitioners in
Dublin Ireland: Emotional Freedom Technique as an Intervention for Anxiety for Nurse
March, 2022 – Poster Presentation for the Midwest Nursing Research Symposium “Evaluating
the Effectiveness of a Classroom Stress Reduction Technique”
October, 2021 – Presentation for the Wisconsin League of Nursing “Classes and Patients and
Boards, Oh My! Strategies to Survive and Thrive in the Nursing School Tornado”
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.
- Excellence in Service Award from the Duquesne University School of Nursing (Spring 2022)
- Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit Honor Society Induction (Fall 2021)
- Sigma Theta Tau, Epsilon Chapter, Award for Excellence (May 2000)
- Marie C. MIller Award for Excellence in Medical-Surgical Nursing (December 1999)