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Drexel nursing educator to take over as Duquesne University School of Nursing dean


Mary Ellen Glasgow, RN, PhD, ACNS-BC, who recently served as a professor and associate dean for nursing and undergraduate health professions and continuing nursing education at Drexel University in Philadelphia, has been named dean of the Duquesne University School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, effective Aug. 6.

At Drexel, Glasgow was responsible for curricular and faculty development, institutional and accrediting body quality assessment and fiscal planning. She developed Drexel’s BSN co-op nursing, BSN accelerated career entry and RN-BSN online programs, as well as the health sciences Pathways to Health Professions program.

Glasgow’s research interests focus on bone marrow donation in minorities and leadership development in nursing education and practice. A certified clinical specialist in adult health nursing and a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurse Fellow, she has written two textbooks.

Glasgow received the 2010 College of Nursing Alumni Medallion for Distinguished Contribution to Nursing Education from Villanova University in Philadelphia and has been honored by Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, with the Excellence in Clinical Practice Award.

Glasgow will succeed Eileen Zungolo, RN, EdD, CNE, FAAN, ANEF, who is retiring after serving in the role for 10 years.


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