University Profiles

Mary Ann Scharf

Mary Ann Scharf, Ed.D., R.N.

Associate Professor - Undergraduate Dept.

College of Nursing


Mary Ann Scharf is Director of the Patient Care Simulation Laboratories in the College of Nursing.

Dr. Scharf is a community health/public health nurse with interests in adolescent health, pregnancy prevention, communicable diseases especially sexually transmitted diseases, epidemiology, breast cancer, colon cancer, heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, environmental health and international health. As part of our community health education, she has taken groups of nursing students to the Philippines to explore urban and rural community health experiences in collaboration with the University of the Philippines in Manila and San Juan, Batangas.


  • Ed.D. Columbia University
  • M.Ed. Columbia University
  • B.S.N. Ohio State University

Academic Distinctions

  • Yearly presentations at the American Public Health Association, Sigma Theta Tau International, and Gamma Nu Research Conferences.

Office Phone
(973) 761-9293


Office Location
Room NU241
Caroline D. Schwartz College of Nursing Building


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