Maureen O'Malley

Maureen O'Malley, PhD, RN

Associate Director & Associate Professor
Office: HSB 376
Phone: (907) 786-4584



Teaching Experience
Dr. O'Malley is the Associate Director and an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing where she has taught at all levels: Associate, Baccalaureate, Masters, as well as development of the DNP curriculum that is nearing implementation.

Received a BSN from William Patterson University, MS in Systems Management from the University of Southern California, and a PhD from Rush University.

Professional Nursing Practice
Nursing experience spans many years in Medical Surgical, particularly cardiovascular nursing, nursing administration, and nurse staffing systems. Scholarly activities include a focus on improving care through evidence-based practice.

Publications, Presentations, and Community Service
Published and presented at local, regional, and national levels. Key professional activities include: past president of Theta Omicron, the local chapter of Sigma Theta Tau; elected member of the nominating committee of the Board of Directors for the Western Institute of Nursing; Secretary/Treasurer of the Board of Directors of the Alaska Cardiovascular Research Foundation; and founding member of the Alaska Nursing Action Coalition. In addition, Dr. O'Malley currently serves as Program Evaluator for the Accrediting Commission for Nursing Education (ACEN, formerly the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission).

Selected Publications
Predeger, E., O'Malley, M., Hendrix, T., & Parker, N. (in press). Oncology rehabilitation outcomes over time: A mixed-methods approach. Oncology Nursing Forum.

Bassett, R. & O'Malley, M. (in press). Prevalence of Chronic Kidney Disease in the Alaska Native People. Journal of Nephrology Nursing.

Senette, L., O'Malley, M., & Hendrix, T. (2013). Passing the Baton: Using Simulation to Develop Nursing and Paramedic Student Collaboration. Journal of Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 9(1), e39-e46. doi: 10.1016/j.ecns.2011.08.005

Hendrix, T.J., O'Malley, M., Sullivan, C., & Carmon, B. (2012). Nursing student perceptions of reflective journaling: A conjoint value analysis. International Scholarly Research Network Nursing, 2012, Article ID 317372 doi: 10.5402/2012/317372

McGrath, J., O'Malley, M., & Hendrix, T. (2011). A mixed-method comparison of group exercise modalities. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 67(3), 491-500. doi: 10.1111/j.13652648.2010.05456.x