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Mary Ellen Glasgow, PhD, RN, FAAN

Dean and Professor
School of Nursing
Nursing

Fisher Hall 540B
Phone: 412.396.6554

Education:

Ph.D., School of Nursing, Duquesne University, 2002
M.S.N., School of Nursing, Villanova University, 1987
B.S.N., School of Nursing, Gwynedd-Mercy College, 1983
Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Adult Health, American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), 1991 -2016
Bio

Dr. Mary Ellen Smith Glasgow joined the School of Nursing as Dean and Professor in August 2012. Her research interests include safety and inter-professional simulation, and leadership development in nursing. Dr. Glasgow received her BSN from Gwynedd-Mercy College, MSN from Villanova University, and PhD from Duquesne University, School of Nursing.

She developed the BSN Co-op Program, BSN Accelerated Career Entry Program, RN-BSN Online Program, Pathway to Health Professions Program, and other forward-thinking educational programs in her former administrative positions at Drexel University. As an early driver and adopter of innovation, Dr. Glasgow incorporated the co-operative education model, envisioned and implemented the use of online courses, standardized patients and simulation in the nursing and undergraduate health professions curricula, e-books, as well as, implemented the use of handheld technology. Additionally, she had overall responsibility for the Division of Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) from 2005 -2012. She completed a fellowship at Bryn Mawr College and HERS, Mid-America Summer Institute for Women in Higher Education Administration. In 2010, she was honored with the Villanova University College of Nursing Alumni Medallion for Distinguished Contribution to Nursing Education. She served as the Associate Editor for Oncology Nursing Forum responsible for the Leadership and Professional Development Feature from 2008-2012. Dr. Glasgow was a Trustee of Princeton HealthCare System and was selected as a 2009 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurse Fellow. She has over 60 publications, 120 national and international presentations, and recently co-authored two books, Role Development for Doctoral Advanced Nursing Practice (2011), the recipient of the 2011 AJN Book of the Year Award, and Legal Issues Confronting Today's Nursing Faculty: A Case Study Approach (2012), the recipient of the 2012 AJN Book of the Year Award. She has secured 2 million dollars in funding. Dr. Glasgow was elected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Gwynedd-Mercy University in 2013.

Dr. Glasgow brings years of experience in nursing education and practice that includes teaching nursing on the undergraduate and graduate levels. Dr. Glasgow also brings a passion and enthusiasm for nursing enabling her to positively impact the nursing education and health care environment of Pittsburgh and the surrounding area.

Research

RESEARCH FUNDING

Awarded

Principal Investigator: "Bone Marrow Donation: Factors Influencing Intentions in African Americans." Oncology Nursing Foundation/Genentech Inc., PI: Smith, M.E., Grant Award
$9, 225. Funding Period: 2001-2003.

Co-Investigator: "Maternity Smart Fabric Bellyband" Coulter Foundation, PI: Dion, G., Co-I: Co-I: Fontecchio, A., Co-I: Dandekar, K., Co-I: Smith Glasgow, M.E., Co-I: Montgomery, O., Co-I: Kurzweg, T.  Grant Requested: $120,000. Funding Period: 2012 -2015.

Non-funded Research

Principal Investigator: Smith Glasgow, M.E., Dreher, H.M., Cornelius, F., & Bhattacharya, A. "A report on a national study of doctoral nursing faculty (both PhD & DNP) and succession planning."  2009 - 2010.

PROGRAM FUNDING

Awarded

Co-Investigator: "Do Health Professions Students and Practitioners Exhibit Racial Bias with a Virtual Patient?"Independence Blue Cross Medical Education Simulation Center Grant. PI: Lind, D.S., Ryan, K., & Smith Glasgow, M.E. Grant Award: $ 49,997.00. Funding Period 2012 - 2013.

Principal Investigator: "BSN Accelerated Career Entry Students: A Rapidly Growing Population of Future Diverse Nurse Leaders." Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, PI: Smith Glasgow, M.E. & Co-I Schwartz, J., Grant Award: $105,000. Funding Period: 2010 - 2011.

Principal Investigator: "Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurse Fellows Program Leadership Project." Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, PI: Smith Glasgow, M.E., Grant Award: $35,000 Funding Period: 2009 - 2012.

Principal Investigator: "Fast Track to Nursing Leadership: A Development Program for Accelerated BSN Students." Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, PI: Smith Glasgow, M.E. & Co-I: Dunphy Suplee, P., Grant Award: $100,000 Funding Period: 2008 - 2009.

Co-Investigator: "Life Science Career Alliance Workforce Development Grant." The Health Care Improvement Foundation, PI: Smith, M. E. & Co-I: Dreher, H. M, Grant Award: $189,000, Funding Period: 2003 - 2004.

Co-Investigator: "CDC's DES Update: Implementation Activity." The National Centers of Excellence in Women's Health, PI: Nunez, A., Co-I: Smith, M.E., & Blunt, E., Grant Award : $98,000, Funding Period: 2003 - 2005.

Principal Investigator: "William E. and Theresa M. Rubert Memorial Symposium Grant, Nursing in the New Millenium: Career Issues, Opportunities, and Predictions." William E. and Theresa M. Rubert Memorial Trust, PI: Smith, M.E., Grant Award : $20,450. Funding Period: 1999 -2000.

Principal Investigator: "Biotherapeutics and Nursing Care: Mainstream & Complimentary Therapies: A Multi-Media Course." National Institute of Standards and Technology Grant. PI: Smith, M.E., Co-I: Dreher, H. M, & Blunt, E., Grant Award: $38,646, Funding Period: 1998 -1999.

OTHER FUNDING

Principal Investigator: "Nurses for Tomorrow Graduate Scholarship." Independence Blue Cross Foundation, PI: Smith Glasgow, M.E., Grant Award: $ $226,354, Funding Period: 2011 - August 2012.

Principal Investigator: "Nurse Scholars Grant", Pennsylvania Higher Education Foundation. PI: Smith Glasgow, M.E., Grant Award: $306,603, Funding Period: 2010 - August 2011.

Principal Investigator: "Nursing Education Grant." Pennsylvania Higher Education Foundation, PI: Smith Glasgow, M.E., Grant Award: $28,634, Funding Period: 2010 - August 2011.

Principal Investigator: "Focusing on Retention of Pre-Licensure Nursing Students." Nursing Education Grant, Pennsylvania Higher Education Foundation, PI: Smith Glasgow, M.E., Grant Award: $185, 311 Funding Period: 2010 - 2011.

Principal Investigator: "Nurse Scholars Grant." Pennsylvania Higher Education Foundation, PI: Smith Glasgow, M.E., Grant Award: $302,884 Funding Period: 2009 - 2010.

Principal Investigator: "Nursing Education Grant." Pennsylvania Higher Education Foundation, PI: Smith Glasgow, M.E., Grant Award: $25,327, Funding Period: 2009 - August 2010.

Principal Investigator: "IBC Supplemental Grant Nurse Education Grant Program." Pennsylvania Higher Education Foundation, PI: Smith Glasgow, M.E., Grant Award: $150,000, Funding Period: 2006 - 2009.

Principal Investigator: "Increasing Nurse Capacity through Accelerated Programs." Pennsylvania Higher Education Foundation and Independence Blue Cross Nursing Education Grant, PI: Smith Glasgow, M.E., Grant Award: $130,500, Funding Period: 2004 - 2005.

Scholarship

Books

Smith Glasgow, M.E., Dreher, H.M., & Oxholm, C. (2012). Legal issues confronting today's nursing faculty: A case-study approach. Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis Publishing Company. (AJN Book of the Year Award - 2012)

Dreher, H.M, & Smith Glasgow, M.E. (2011). Role development for doctoral advanced nursing practice. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company. (AJN Book of the Year Award - 2011) 

Book Chapters

Smith Glasgow, M.E. (2013). "Function effectively within the institutional environment and academic community" in Certified Nurse Educator Certification Review (2nd ed). (Wittmann-Price, R., Goodshall, M., & Wilson, L., Eds.). New York: Springer, pp. 293-309.

Smith Glasgow, M.E. (2012). "Function effectively within the institutional environment and academic community" in Nurse Educator Certification Review (2nd ed). (Wittmann-Price, R., Goodshall, M., & Wilson, L., Eds.). New York: Springer (In-press)

Wilson, L. & Smith Glasgow, M.E. (2011) "Human Simulation Comprehensive Cases for Undergraduate Nursing" in Human Simulation in Nursing and Health Professions (Wilson, L., & Rockstraw, L., Eds.). New York: Springer.

Smith Glasgow, M.E. (2009). "Function effectively within the institutional environment and academic community" in Nurse Educator Certification Review. (Wittmann-Price, R., & Goodshall, M., Eds.). New York: Springer.

Refereed Publications - Last 3 years

Adeniran, R. K., Smith Glasgow, M. E., Bhattacharya, A., & Xu, Y. (2013). Career advancement and professional development in nursing. Nursing Outlook, 61(6), 437-446

Smith Glasgow, M.E. (2012). New Developments in Nursing Education: A Focus on Contemporary Content, Pedagogies, Deans, and Trends. Nursing Clinics of North America 47(4), xiii-xv [Editorial]

Dreher, H.M., Smith Glasgow, M.E., Cornelius, F., & Bhattacharya, A.  (2012). A report on a national study of doctoral nursing faculty. Nursing Clinics of North America , 47(4), 435-453.    

Smith Glasgow, M.E. (2012). New Developments in Nursing Education: A Focus on Contemporary Content, Pedagogies, Deans, and Trends. Nursing Clinics of North  America (In-press).

Dreher, H.M., Smith Glasgow, M.E., Cornelius, F., & Bhattacharya, A.  (2012). A report on a national study of doctoral nursing faculty. Nursing Clinics of North America (In-press).

Posmontier, B., Montgomery K., Smith Glasgow, M.E., Montgomery, O., Morse, C. (2012). Transdisciplinary Teamwork Simulation in Obstetrics- Gynecology Health Care Education. Journal of Nursing Education,51(3), 176-179.

Mainous, R.O., &. Smith Glasgow, M.E. (2012). Developing innovative models for educating advanced practice registered nurses. Journal of Nursing Regulation (In-press).

Cotter, V., & Smith Glasgow, M.E (2012). Student drug testing in nursing education. Journal of Professional Nursing, 28(3), 186-189.

Montgomery, K., & Smith Glasgow, M.E., (2012). Human Papillomavirus and Cervical Cancer Knowledge, Health Beliefs, and Preventative Practices in 2 Age Cohorts: A Comparison Study. Gender Medicine,9(15), S55-S66.

Montgomery, K., Morse, K., Smith Glasgow, M.E., Posmontier, B. & Follen, M. (2012).  Promoting Health Quality and Safety in Women's Health through the Use of Trans- disciplinary Clinical Simulation Educational Modules: Methodology and a Pilot Trial. Gender Medicine,9(15),S48-S54.

Byrne, S.K., Smith Glasgow, M.E., & DeShields, T. (2011). Factors Associated With Why  African American Women from One Urban County Use Mammography Services Less. The Journal of the National Black Nurses Association, 22(1), 8-13.

Dreher, H. M., & Smith Glasgow, M. E., (2011). Global Perspectives on the Professional Nursing Doctorate. The International Journal of Nursing Studies, 48, 403-408.

Smith Glasgow, M.E., Dunphy, L.M., & Mainous, R.O. (2010). Innovative Nursing Educational Curriculum for the 21st Century. NLN Educational Perspectives, 31(6), 355-357.

Smith Glasgow, M.E., Niederhauser, V., Dunphy, L.M., & Mainous, R.O. (2010). Supporting Innovation in Nursing Education: Regulatory Issues, Journal of Nursing Regulation, 1 (3), 23-27.

Smith Glasgow, M.E., Dunphy, L.M., & Mainous, R.O. (2010). Innovative Nursing  Educational Curriculum for the 21st Century. Transformational Models of Nursing Across Different Settings, Institute of Medicine Report on the Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health.  Washington, D.C.: The National Academies Press, G8-G12.

Anselmi, K. Dreher, H. M., Smith Glasgow, M. E., & Donnelly, G. (2010). Faculty colleagues in your classroom as doctoral students: Is there a conflict of interest? Nurse Educator, 35(5), 213-219.

Smith Glasgow, M. E. & Dreher, H.M. (2010) The future of oncology nursing science: Who will generate the knowledge? Oncology Nursing Forum, 37(4), 393-396. 

Adeniran, R.K., & Smith Glasgow, M.E. (2010). Creating and promoting a positive learning environment among culturally diverse nurses and students. Creative Nursing, 16(2), 53-58.

Lachman, V., Smith Glasgow, M.E., & Donnelly, G. (2009). Teaching innovation. Nursing Administration Quarterly, 33(3), 205-212.

Smith Glasgow, M.E., Weinstock, B., Lachman, V., Dunphy Suplee, P., & Dreher, H.M. (2009). The benefits of leadership program and executive coaching for new nurse academic administrators: One college's experience. Journal of Professional Nursing, 25(4), 204-210.

Selected Refereed Presentations - Last 3 years

Montgomery, K., Morse, C., Smith Glasgow, M.E., & Montgomery, O. (2012).  Trans-disciplinary Teamwork Simulation in OB-GYN Healthcare: Enhancing Safety and Inter-Professionalism Communication. 2012 CREOG and APGO Annual Meeting: Embracing Transitions in Healthcare: Educating for Tomorrow, Today, Orlando, FL [podium presentation].

Olszewski, J., Fasolka, B., Serembus, J.F., Morse, K., & Smith Glasgow, M.E. (2011). Timing is Everything: Using Simulation to Teach Prevention of Failure to Rescue. AACN Baccalaureate Education Conference, St. Louis MO [poster presentation].

Smith Glasgow, M.E., Dreher, H.M., & Anselmi, K. K. (2011). Contemporary Legal Issues in Nursing Education: A Case Study Approach.  The American Association of Nurse Attorneys (TAANA), Seattle, WA [podium presentation].

Posmontier, B., Montgomery, K., Smith Glasgow, M.E., Montgomery, O., & Conti, M. (2011)  A Novel Transdisciplinary Simulation Educational Experience: Introducing Students to Collaborative Healthcare. The 8th International Nursing Conference, Nursing Education: New Paradigm for Global Environment., Seoul, Korea [podium presentation].

Smith, Glasgow, M.E., Adeniran, R. K., & Bhattacharya, A. (2011).  Nursing, A Global Profession: Is Region of Education Related to Career Advancement?  Advancing Nursing in the 21st Century and Beyond: Opportunities and Challenges, Sigma Theta Tau International's International Nursing Research Congress, Cancun, Mexico. [podium presentation]

Wilson, L., Rockstraw, L, Fasolka, B., Smith Glasgow, M. E., & Donnelly, G. (2011).
 Sim Man Travels to Baru Shaib India. Rutgers University. 29th Annual International Technology Conference.  Boston, MA [podium presentation].

Wilson, L., Rockstraw, L., Okupniak, C., Cornele, J., Pampaloni, F., Reap Thompson, B., Multak, N., Smith Glasgow, M. E., & Donnelly, G. (2011). The Development of a Comprehensive Simulation Training Program. Rutgers University 29th Annual International Technology Conference. Boston, MA [poster presentation].

Wilson, L., Donnelly, G., Rockstraw, L., & Smith Glasgow, M. E. (2011). Examination of the Use of Mobile Devices by Undergraduate Nursing Students. Rutgers University 29th Annual International Technology Conference.  Boston, MA [poster presentation].

Wilson, L., Rockstraw, L, Donnelly, G.,& Smith Glasgow, M. E. (2011). Handling
Ethical Dilemmas Through Human Simulation.
Rutgers University 29th Annual  International Technology Conference. Boston, MA [poster presentation].

Montgomery, K., Morse, C., & Smith Glasgow, M.E.  (2011). Transdisciplinary Clinical Education through Simulation. American Academy of Colleges in Nursing (AACN): Scottsdale, AZ [podium presentation].

Smith Glasgow, M.E., Waite, R., & Wilson, L. (2011). Building Doctoral Students' Toolkit: Supporting Leadership Excellence. American Association of Colleges of Nursing Doctoral Education Conference, San Diego, CA [poster presentation].

Fasolka, B., Wilson, L., Rockstraw, L., Smith Glasgow, M.E., & Donnelly, G. (2010) Teaching Abroad: A Valuable Opportunity for Baccalaureate Nurse Educators to Develop a Global Perspective of Nursing. American Association of  Colleges of Nursing Baccalaureate Nursing Conference in Orlando, FL [poster  presentation].

Adeniran, R. K., & Smith Glasgow, M.E. (2010). Career Advancement and Professional Development in Nursing: Are Internationally Educated Nurses Falling Behind? Sigma Theta Tau International's 21st International Nursing Research Congress, Orlando, FL [podium presentation].

Byrne, S.K., Smith Glasgow, M.E., Bloch, J., & Berhane, Z. (2010). Factors Influencing Lack of Utilization of Mammography by African American Women. 20th Annual Interdisciplinary Breast Cancer Meeting, Las Vegas, NV [poster presentation].

Lachman, V. & Smith Glasgow, M.E., (2010). Impression Management: A Key Leadership Skill in DNP Graduates. AACN Doctoral Conference, Leveraging Doctoral Nursing Education to Impact Healthcare Reform, Captiva, FL [poster presentation].

Smith Glasgow, M.E., Meloy, F., & Schwartz, J. (2009). The ACE (Accelerated Career Entry) Immersion: Providing an Intense Academic Experience to Ensure Success in an Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program. National League for Nursing Education Summit, Philadelphia, PA [podium presentation].

Smith Glasgow, M.E., Falkenstein, K., & Waite R. (2009). The Doctor of Nursing Practice: Teaching Students to Negotiate their First Position as a Doctorally Prepared Nurse. Second National Conference on the Doctor of Nursing Practice: The Dialogue Continues, Hilton Head, SC [poster presentation].

Smith Glasgow, M.E., Dreher, H.M., & Cornelius, F. (2009). A Report on a National Study of Doctoral Nursing Faculty (both PhD & DNP) and Succession Planning. Second National Conference on the Doctor of Nursing Practice: The Dialogue Continues, Hilton Head, SC [podium presentation].

Smith Glasgow, M.E., & Dreher, H.M. ( 2009). The Relevance of a Role Practicum in Doctor of Nursing Practice programs. American Association of Colleges of Nursing Doctoral Education Conference, Coronado, CA [podium presentation].

Honors/Awards

Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, 2013

Distinguished Alumni Award - 2013
Gwynedd-Mercy University

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society - 2013

AJN Book of the Year Award - 2012
Nursing Education Category

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurse Fellow - 2009-2012

Nursing Spectrum Excellence Award for the Greater Philadelphia Region Finalist Education & Mentoring Category - 2012

AJN Book of the Year Award - 2011
Advanced Practice Nursing Category

College of Nursing Alumni Medallion - 2010
Distinguished Contribution to Nursing Education
Villanova University

Oncology Nursing Society - 2000
Foundation Pharmacia & Upjohn
Ann Olsen Doctoral Scholarship

Trustees Award for Teaching Excellence - 1997
MCP Hahnemann University

Alumna of the Year - 1989
Hahnemann University

Distinguished Achievement in Service to the College Award - 1987
College of Nursing of Villanova University

Excellence in Clinical Practice Award - 1985
Hahnemann University Hospital