Mary Mundt, PhD, RN, FAAN

Dean and Professor, College of Nursing, Michigan State University

Mary Mundt, PhD, RN, FAANDr. Mary Mundt is Dean and Professor at Michigan State University College of Nursing.  She previously served as Dean of the School of Nursing at the University of Louisville and was a faculty member and administrator at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee College of Nursing. Her areas of expertise are community health nursing, cancer prevention, nursing education and higher education administration. She designed and implemented a community-wide intervention project to improve cancer nursing care through a federally funded Center for Cancer Nursing Education and Research. She provided leadership to a state Task Force on Nursing Education in Michigan and led a quality and safety initiative.  To advance nursing science and strengthen faculty scholarship she developed an innovative External Research Mentor Program which has been adopted by a variety of schools of nursing and other disciplines. She has conducted studies and published papers related to the design and evaluation of public health nursing systems, cancer prevention, educational issues and leadership in academic administration.

Dr. Mundt received a BSN from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, an MS in Public Health Nursing from the School of Public Health, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, and a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction from Marquette University.  She is a past board member of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and an accreditation site visitor and team leader for the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).  She has served on a variety of healthcare and hospital boards and led community partnerships and health policy initiatives.

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