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Ann Marie P. Mauro, PhD, RN, CNL, CNE, ANEF, FAHA, FAAN


Joan Hansen Grabe Dean and Professor

Telephone: 212-396-7140


Office: Brookdale Campus, W530


Ann Marie P. Mauro is professor and Joan Hansen Grabe Dean of the Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing at Hunter College of the City University of New York (CUNY). A national health professions expert, Dean Mauro brings a strong record of administrative and academic accomplishments to Hunter. Her past leadership has focused on expanding innovation, diversity, and collaborative partnerships across academic and professional nursing organizations nationwide.

Dean Mauro joined Hunter after serving as the director of the Nursing Education Program and visiting professor at Teachers College, Columbia University, where she provided leadership for the online EdD, MEd, and post-master's certificate programs. As former Dean of the Marjorie K. Unterberg School of Nursing and Health Studies at Monmouth University, Dean Mauro launched a state-of-the-art simulation lab and learning center and new occupational therapy doctoral program while providing exceptional leadership for accreditation and regulatory compliance for many of the school's programs. She also served a pivotal role in the crisis management team where she helped coordinate the university's COVID response.

Prior to her Monmouth deanship, Dean Mauro served as founding associate dean of the Center for Educational Research and Innovation at Rutgers University School of Nursing. Previously, Dean Mauro was clinical associate professor of nursing at New York University (NYU) and the founding chair of the university's first non-tenure track faculty senators council. Prior to NYU, Dean Mauro was assistant professor of nursing at Seton Hall University, where she held leadership roles in college and school governance while helping to develop two new programs: an entry-level MSN degree clinical nurse leader and a post-Master's nursing PhD degree.

Dean Mauro is a fellow in several prestigious national and international organizations, including the American Academy of Nursing, American Heart Association, Academy of Nursing Education, and New York Academy of Medicine. She will also be inducted as a distinguished fellow in the National Academies of Practice in March 2024. In addition, she is immediate past president of the Eastern Nursing Research Society, past member of the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science National Advisory Council, and served six years on the National League for Nursing Board of Governors.



Certificate, Executive Leadership in Academic Health Centers Program, University of California, San Francisco (enrolled)

Certificate, Wharton Nursing Leaders Program, University of Pennsylvania

PhD, Nursing Science, New York University

MSN, Nursing Education (Adult Health Focus), Seton Hall University

BSN, Nursing, Seton Hall University


Select Honors and Awards

Distinguished Fellow, National Academies of Practice, 2024 (induction pending)

Academy of Nursing Education Fellow, National League for Nursing, 2022

Distinguished Alumni Award, NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing, 2021

Fellow, American Heart Association, 2019

Excellence and Innovation in Teaching Award, American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), 2018

Nurse Recognition Award, New Jersey League for Nursing, 2018

Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine, 2017

Nurse of the Year – Academic Educator, March of Dimes, 2017

Fellow, American Academy of Nursing, 2016

New Careers in Nursing Innovation Award, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)/AACN, 2015

Above and Beyond Award, RWJF/AACN, 2015


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