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Dr. Mary Ann Dailey, chairperson of the Department of Nursing, teaches nursing research and leadership in the RN-BSN program, nursing theory and health policy in the graduate nursing program and coordinates the school nursing certification program and teaches the school nursing course. Her area of clinical expertise is in medical-surgical nursing and health policy. Additionally, she has completed research in the areas of RN-BSN education and chronic illness in nursing students.
A former three-term member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1998 - 2004), Dr. Dailey served as a legislative member on the Boards of the PA Trauma Systems Foundation and the PA Patient Safety Authority. In 2006, she was elected to the Board of the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association (PSNA), and in 2007 elected as secretary of the board. She also serves as a member of the PSNA Government Relations Committee. Since 2005, Dr. Dailey has served as the Founding President of Community Health and Dental Care, Inc., a 501c3 non-profit organization that provides for the health care needs of the underinsured, uninsured and insured individuals residing in the Greater Pottstown area. Additionally, she serves on the board of the Pottstown Health and Wellness Foundation and was a former board member for the Visiting Nurses Association of Pottstown and Vicinity.
|James E. West, Fellow of the Cradle of Liberty Council, Boy Scouts of America||2003|
|Legislator of the Year: Tri-County Area Chamber of Commerce||2003|
|Pennsylvania State Nurses' Association Distinguished Nurse Award||2001|
|Presbyterian-University Hospital Nurses Alumni Association Outstanding Graduate Award||2001|
|Research Award, Presbyterian-University Hospital Nurses Alumni Association||1992|
|Sigma Theta Tau International, Theta Rho Chapter Professional Leadership Award||1999|
|Sigma Theta Tau International's Career Profiles Webpage (Selected as one of 30 clinicians from SSTI's membership of 125,000 nurses to represent the diverse backgrounds of leaders and scholars in the profession of nursing)||1999|
|Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Eta Beta Chapter, inducted as a member||1988|
|Widener University School of Nursing Outstanding Alumna Award||2003|