Building Successful Academic-Practice Partnerships: The Stony Brook University Experience

2:00-3:00 PM ET

Hear from the 2015 award winners on strategies to develop and enhance exemplary academic-practice partnerships. This webinar focuses on the collaborative relationship between The Stony Brook University Hospital and School of Nursing Academic Practice Partnership and their success in establishing an academic-practice partnership.

NOTE: This webinar is open to everyone including non-members, communities of interest, practice representatives, and AACN member schools including deans, faculty, staff and students

Webinar Speakers

Lee Anne Xippolitos, PhD, RN
Dean and Chief Nursing Officer
School of Nursing
Stony Brook University

Dr. Lee Anne Xippolitos is now Dean of her alma mater, Stony Brook University School of Nursing, where she received her BS degree and MS degree. She is certified as a Clinical Nurse Specialist as well as a Nurse Practitioner in psychiatric nursing and completed her PhD at Adelphi University in Garden City, New York. Dr. Xippolitos holds a certificate as an addictions nurse by the National Addictions Nursing Certificate Board and is a certified Nurse Administrator with the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Xippolitos is a member of AONE (American Organization of Nurse Executives) and NYONE (New York Organization of Nurse Executives). She is a charter member and past president of Kappa Gamma Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International. Currently, she also serves as the Chairperson for the University Healthsystem Consortium’s Council on Nursing.

Margaret M. Duffy, MS, RN
Associate Director of Nursing
Stony Brook University Hospital

Margaret Duffy is the Associate Director of Nursing for the Heart Institute at Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook, NY. She holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Niagara University, NY and a master’s degree in critical care nursing with a Nurse Practitioner certificate from SUNY Stony Brook. She is currently a PhD candidate at Molloy College, NY. Ms. Duffy has a strong background in nursing administration, education, and cardiac nursing. She is board certified since 2008 in advanced nursing administration from the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center. Ms. Duffy joined Stony Brook University Hospital in 1983 and has served as the interim Chief Nursing Officer from 2012 to 2014. She also held the position of Director of Clinical Education from 2002 to 2007. Ms. Duffy has engaged in numerous presentations as a guest speaker/lecturer locally, regionally, and nationally on the topics of patient safety, nursing administration and general nursing education.

Marie Ann Marino, EdD, RN
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
School of Nursing
Stony Brook University

Marie Ann Marino is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the Stony Brook University School of Nursing. Dr. Marino received a Bachelor of Science from Molloy College, a Master of Science in Nursing from Stony Brook University and a Doctor of Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. She completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Family Violence Research at The Children’s Hospital/Harvard University School of Medicine. For the past 18 years, Dr. Marino has maintained a clinical practice as a forensic medical examiner conducting medical evaluations of child victims of abuse and violence. She has evaluated and treated more than 2000 abused and neglected children and has provided expert testimony in more than 100 criminal and family court proceedings. She serves as a Consultant to the Suffolk County’s District Attorney’s Office, Police Department, and Department of Social Services. Dr. Marino is an active member of several professional organizations, has published several scholarly works and has presented at numerous national and international conferences. Her programs of research involve behavioral genetics and child maltreatment and factors associated with comprehension of informed consent.

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