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Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing

College of Health Sciences

Nursing Deans

Mary E. Burman, Dean & ProfessorMary Burman, Dean of the UWYO School of Nursing from 2007-present

Dean
University of Wyoming School of Nursing
2007-present


Mary E. Burman, Professor of Nursing, was named Dean of the Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing (SON) in 2007. After receiving her doctoral degree in nursing science from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Burman joined the faculty of the SON in 1992. She brings a wealth of administrative experience to her new position, having served as coordinator of the Family Nurse Practitioner Program from 1998-2006, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs for the College of Health Sciences from 2001-July 2007, and acting dean of the college for the 2006 fall semester.

Burman was instrumental in founding Laramie's Downtown Clinic, currently serves on the board of directors, and is one of the facility's volunteer family nurse practitioners. She has written scores of articles focusing principally on chronic illness and advanced practice nursing published in national journals such as the Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioner, Public Health Nursing, and the Journal of Nursing Education. She serves on the editorial boards of several publications and was recently named one of only 20 Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellows for 2007-2010, a prestigious advanced leadership program for nurses in senior executive roles aspiring to lead and shape the future of the US health care system.

For more information about Dr. Burman, please visit her faculty page on our Web site by clicking the following link: Burman - more information



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