GMercyU ABSN Program Director Mary Ann McLaughlin

Mary Ann Siciliano McLaughlin, Ed.D, MSN, RN

ABSN Program Director, Assistant Professor

Mary Ann Siciliano McLaughlin, Ed.D, MSN, RN has been the ABSN Program Director and an Assistant Professor of Nursing in the Frances M. Maguire School of Nursing and Health Professions since August of 2017. Dr. McLaughlin earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Degree from the University of Pennsylvania; her Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Degree in Adult Health and Illness, Cardiopulmonary Clinical Nurse Specialist, from the University of Pennsylvania; and her Doctorate in Education, in Nursing Leadership and Organization, from Teachers College at Columbia University. 

Dr. McLaughlin is a member of the Xi, Alpha Zeta, and Iotta Kappa chapters of Sigma Theta Tau, the National Honor Society for Nurses; the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN); the AACN Faculty Leadership Network; the National League for Nursing (NLN); the American Nurses Association (ANA); the New Jersey State Nurses Association; and the Nursing Education Alumni Association (NEAA) of Teachers College at Columbia University.  

Dr. McLaughlin’s areas of experience and expertise include cardiac nursing, medical surgical nursing, education, publishing, NCLEX, disease management, telehealth, nursing management, professionalism, leadership, and ethics.

Dr. McLaughlin’s scholarship interests include publications and presentations related to cardiac nursing, medical surgical nursing, NCLEX, professionalism, and ethics. The main focus of her scholarship now revolves around ethical practice in nursing. She has had opportunities to present locally, nationally, and internationally relating to her scholarship on ethics and her model, the Siciliano-McLaughlin Model of Ethics.