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Dr. Meredith Wallace Kazer

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New nursing dean at Fairfield University

Meredith Wallace Kazer, a professor of nursing and associate dean of Fairfield University’s School of Nursing, has been appointed to a two-year term as dean of the school...

Published in Hearst Connecticut Media Group’s 'Education Matters' on 6/11/14


Demand growing for advanced nursing knowledge

Nurses nowadays are putting down the stethoscopes and picking up a full load of courses. With millions of new customers with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, many medical practitioners may not have trouble job hunting. However, they may find that job-seekers with advanced educational degrees almost always qualify for positions more than those without one, especially in the nursing field. Despite the burgeoning demand for nurses, who can often fill the role of primary care physicians, it's all about the credentials, said Meredith Wallace Kazer, dean and professor of Fairfield University's nursing school...

Published in Fairfield County Business Journal, Westchester County Business Journal on 6/19/14


Fairfield University faculty published in Journal of Catholic Higher Education

This issue took a special focus on Catholic higher education and nursing. It included articles by Fairfield faculty: 'Integrative Nursing and Health Sciences Initiatives for the 21st Century: Vision and Pedagogy at One Jesuit University,' by Suzanne Hetzel Campbell, Robbin D. Crabtree, Patrick Kelly 'Service-Learning Initiatives in Nursing Education,' by Eileen O'Shea, Jessica Planas, Melissa Quan, Lydia Greiner, Meredith Kazer, Lynn Babington.

Published in The Journal of Catholic Higher Education (JCHE), the peer-reviewed, semiannual journal of the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities


Bill examines the role of nurses, potential for cost savings

Meredith Wallace Kazer, an APRN and associate dean of Fairfield University's School of Nursing, said studies have repeatedly demonstrated that APRNs have been successful in working independent of doctors. "It's high time that we're allowed to function to the extent that we're able to," Kazer said.

Published in Fairfield County Business Journal; Westchester County Business Journal on 3/2/13


Business people

Meredith Wallace Kazer, Ph.D., of New Haven, has been named associate dean of Fairfield University's School of Nursing. An adult and gerontological nurse practitioner, Kazer's positions at the nursing school also include professor and director of graduate programs. Kazer is currently working on several research studies aimed at supporting the needs of older adults and men with prostate cancer. Last year, she was inducted as a fellow into the American Academy of Nursing.

Published in Stamford Advocate, Connecticut Post, Danbury News Times, Greenwich Time on 9/6/12