About Mary-Ann A Van Dam
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
N732 - Ethics in Advanced Nursing Role Development
N336 - Pediatric Nursing Theory
N717- Advanced Pediatric Pathophysiology
Stigma and health
Lesbian disclosure studies
Lesbian families studies
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