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Dr. Sally O. Gerard

Associate Professor of Nursing
sgerard@fairfield.edu
o: School of Nursing Rm 113
p: x2735

 

Dr. Gerard has been in nursing for over 25 years with a strong background in critical care nursing and hospital education. She specializes in diabetes and is a Certified Diabetes Educator. Her publicaitons and research focus on diabetes and improvement of patient related outcomes. She is passionate about the professional role of nurses and nursing students in health promotion and quality care.

Dr. Gerard had been involved in a number of academic collaborations with local hospitals to introduce evidence based practice and improve qualtiy care in the acute setting. This work is consitant with her role as Track Coordinator for the Clinical Nurse Leader graduate program, the first new advanced nursing role in decades. She is currently involved in a national partnership of healthcare improvement practices with The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.