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Mary T. Hickey,

Clinical Associate Professor
433 First Ave Room 434
New York, NY 10010
Areas of Specialization 

Maternal-child health (OB, GYN, STIs, Pediatrics), curriculum development, baccalaureate nursing education and nursing clinical education

EdD, 2005, Dowling College
NP, 1996, State University of New York
MS, 1993, Adelphi University
BS, 1988, Georgetown University
Professional Overview 
Mary T. Hickey clinical expertise is maternal-child health. Dr. Hickey has been teaching for more than 10 years, in undergraduate and graduate nursing programs. She has published and presented on various topics addressing baccalaureate nursing education: curriculum revision, educational innovations and clinical teaching. As a women’s health nurse practitioner, Dr. Hickey is interested in sexual and reproductive health (emergency contraception, Sexually transmitted disease risk perception and prevention, and intervention development). She has conducted pilot research, published and presented on these topics as well. She is active in national nursing organizations. Dr. Hickey is currently the co-director of a collaborative project between the World Pediatric Project and a government funded hospital in the Dominican Republic addressing staff development to improve patient outcomes.
Honors and Awards 
2011, March of Dimes Golden Apple Award
Registered Professional Nurse, State of New York
Nurse Practitioner: Women’s Health
National Certification Corporation (NCC), Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
National Certification Corporation (NCC), Inpatient Obstetric Nursing
National Association of Childbirth Education Specialists (NACES), Certified Childbirth Educator
Professional Membership 
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Educational Affiliate
Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses
Eastern Nursing Research Society
National League for Nursing
National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty
Sigma Theta Tau
Clinical Practice / Clinical Interests 
Mauro, A.M.P., Hickey, M.T., McCabe, D.E., & Ea, E. (2012). Attaining baccalaureate competencies for nursing care of older adults through curriculum innovation. Nursing Education Perspectives, 33, 187-190. 10.5480/1536-5026-33.3.187.
Forbes, M.O., Hickey, M.T., & White, J. (2010). Adjunct faculty development: Reported needs and innovative solutions. Journal of Professional Nursing, 26, 116-124. 10.1016/j.profnurs.2009.08.001.
Hickey, M.T. (2010). Baccalaureate nursing graduates’ perceptions of their clinical instructional experiences and preparation for practice. Journal of Professional Nursing, 26, 35-41. 10.1016/j.profnurs.2009.03.001.
Hickey, M.T., Forbes, M., & Greenfield, S. (2010). Integrating the Institute of Medicine competencies in a baccalaureate curricular revision: Process and strategies. Journal of Professional Nursing, 26, 214-222. 10.1016/j.profnurs.2010.03.001.
Forbes, M.O., & Hickey, M.T. (2009). Curriculum reform in baccalaureate nursing education: Review of the literature. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, 6, Article 27. 10.2202/1548-923X.1797.
Hickey, M.T. (2009). Female college students' knowledge, perceptions, and use of emergency contraception. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nurses, 38, 399-405. 10.1111/j.1552-6909.2009.01035.x.
Hickey, M.T. (2009). Preceptor perceptions of new graduate nurse readiness for practice. Journal for Nurses in Staff Development, 25, 35-41. 10.1097/NND.0b013e318194b5bb.
Forbes, M.O., & Hickey, M.T. (2008). Podcasting: Implementation and evaluation in an undergraduate nursing program. Nurse Educator, 33, 224-227. 10.1097/01.NNE.0000334775.98018.e8.
Hickey, M. (2007). The challenge of diverse learners in nursing education. Long Island Education Review, 7, 18-20.
Hickey, M. (2004). Ethical decision making in end of life care. Long Island Education Review, 4, 25-26.