Mary-Ann A Van Dam, Ph.D.

Email: 

Phone: 

(415) 338-6850

Title: 

Associate Professor, Department Chair

Department: 

NursingCollege of Health and Social Sciences

Building: 

Burk Hall (BH)

BH
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Bio: 

Education

RN, George Brown College in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1978

BSN, University of California, San Francisco, 1986

MS in Nursing - Specialized in Pediatric Acute and Chronic Care, University of California San Francisco, 1989

Pediatric Nurse Practioner, University of California San Francisco, 1989

PhD in Nursing, University of California San Francisco, 2002

 

Teaching Interests

N732 - Ethics in Advanced Nursing Role Development

N336 - Pediatric Nursing Theory

N717- Advanced Pediatric Pathophysiology

 

Research Interests 

Stigma and health

Lesbian disclosure studies

Lesbian families studies

Pediatric pathophysiology

Child development

 

Academic Appointments:

2015- Present: Director and Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing, San Francisco State University

2014 - Director and Associate Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing, San Francisco State University

2010- Dec 2013: Associate Director and Associate Professor of the School of Nursing, San Francisco State University

2009- Dec 2013: Graduate Coordinator and Associate Professor, School of Nursing, San Francisco State University

2008-Dec 2013: Tenured and Associate Professor. San Francisco State University, School of Nursing teaching Pediatric Nursing, Advanced Pathophysiology, Advanced Physical Assessment, Pediatric Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning (for Nurse Practitioners) and Nursing Ethics

2002-2008: Assistant Professor. San Francisco State University, School of Nursing teaching Pediatric Nursing, Advanced Pediatric Pathophysiology, and Nursing Ethics

 

Professional Nursing Positions:

2009- present: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and Nursing Clinical and Education Consultant. Matibabu Foundation. Ukwala, Kenya (Uncompensated volunteer work).

1987 - 2002:   Clinical pediatric nurse at UCSF Medical Center.

1989 - 1990:   Clinical Nurse Specialist for Pediatric Pulmonary Service. UCSF Med

1983 - 1989:   Clinical Pediatric Nurse, Clinic Manager, Case Manager and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in Private Practice. Los Gatos, CA.

1980 - 1983:   Clinical Nurse, Cardiovascular ICU, Stanford Medical Center.

1978 - 1980:   Clinical Nurse, Neonatal ICU, Hospital for Sick Children. Toronto, Canada.

 

Professional Organizations and Affiliation

2015-present: Member of the International Nurses Association

2005-present: Member of the American Nurses Association.

2008-present and 2000 - 2004: Member of the Society of Pediatric Nurses

2002 –present: Sigma Theta Tau International, Honors Society of Nursing

2001-present: Southern Poverty Law Center. National organization fighting hate crime, teaching tolerance and seeking justice. On Leadership Council. Wall of Tolerance Honoree

 

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