Mary Lou Rusin

Mary Lou Rusin, RN, EdD, ANEF has been Chairperson of the Nursing Department at Daemen College since 1987.  She holds an EdD from State University of New York at Buffalo in curriculum planning and supervision in addition to a master’s degree in child health nursing.  Dr. Rusin serves as a program evaluator for the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission and is Vice Chair of that organization. She has conducted research and published in the areas of ergogenic drug abuse, RN to baccalaureate nursing education, specialized accreditation, leadership, and college and university organizational structure.  Dr. Rusin has done extensive national and international consulting in the areas of curriculum planning, evaluation, and accreditation.  In recognition of her innovative, collaborative achievements and leadership in nursing education, Dr. Rusin was inducted into the Academy of Nursing Education in 2010.

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Wow! Did you know that Daemen Physical Therapy students excel on the national licensure exam?

The Daemen College Weighted Average Ultimate Pass Rate based on the most current data as reported by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (2009-2011) is 100%, with our graduates demonstrating first time pass rates above both state and national averages each year.

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