Awarded the Eleanor Lambertsen Scholarship, has been a nurse for over twenty-four years. She completed her undergraduate (BSN) and graduate (MSN) studies at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. Currently she is pursuing her doctorate at Teachers College at Columbia University in the Nurse Executive Program specializing in leadership and organization. Mary Ann’s work experience includes: bedside care in a cardiothoracic step down unit, program manager in disease management, telemetry program founder and manager, professional staff development specialist, clinical editor, and clinical and classroom nursing instructor. She is currently serving as a faculty counselor for the Sigma Theta Tau, Omicron Pi Chapter. She looks forward to a long career as an educator and leader in the nursing field.
NEF’s only purpose is to provide nursing scholarship assistance to make graduate level nursing education possible. NEF is the largest, single, private, professionally endorsed source of funds for advanced nursing study with over one hundred years of service to and for professional nursing.
NEF’s Board of Directors is comprised of leaders from nursing, education, technology, and business communities. Members donate their time and talent to the advancement of the nursing profession. NEF operates with exceptionally low overhead. NEF employs only one individual who serves in several capacities. NEF is a non-profit organization with 501(c) status; thus, your contributions are fully tax-deductible.