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Marlene Adams, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor
School of Nursing
307 McDowell Hall
302-831-8394
madams@udel.edu

 

Research Interests

  • Gene-environment interactions
  • Psychotherapy processes and outcomes

Education

  • Certificate (psychotherapy) 2012 Baltimore Washington Institute for Psychoanalysis, Laurel, MD
  • Certificate (genetics) 2007 Georgetown University/NIH-NINR Washington DC/Bethesda, MD
  • PhD (nursing) 1997 University of Maryland, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
  • MS (psychiatric nursing) 1993 University of Maryland, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
  • BSN (nursing) 1991 University of Maryland, Baltimore County Baltimore, MD
  • Diploma (nursing) 1985 Maryland General Hospital School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD

Professional Experience

  • 2006 – present Assistant Professor, School of Nursing University of Delaware Newark, DE 19716
  • 2005 – 2006 Nurse Coordinator, Neuropsychiatry Program, Residency Training Teaching Clinic, Sheppard Pratt Health System, Baltimore, MD
  • 2003 – 2005 Assistant Director, American Nurses Credentialing Center, Accreditation Program, Silver Spring, MD
  • 2001 – 2003 Assistant Professor, College of Notre Dame of Maryland, Department of Nursing, Baltimore, MD
  • 2000 – 2000 Psychiatric Nursing, Harford Community College Course Coordinator Bel Air, MD
  • 2000 – 2000 Psychiatric Clinical, Erickson Retirement Communities Nurse Specialist Baltimore, MD
  • 1988 – 2000 Clinical Nurse, Sheppard Pratt Hospital Baltimore, MD
  • 1987 – 1988 Evening Charge Nurse,Gundry Hospital Baltimore, MD
  • 1986 – 1987 Clinical Nurse, Sheppard Pratt Hospital Baltimore, MD
  • 1985 – 1986 Clinical Nurse, The Johns Hopkins Hospital Baltimore, MD

Recent Publications

  • Adams, M. & McCrone, S. (2012). SRD5A1 genotype frequency differences in women with mild versus severe premenstrual symptoms. Issues in Mental Health Nursing 33(2), 101-108.
  • Adams, M. & McCrone, S. (2011). Predictors of exercise in midlife and older women based on the Health Promotion Model. Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal, 20(2), 65-75.
  • Adams, M. (2008). “Taking Charge of One's Life”: A model for weight management success. The Qualitative Report, 13(1), 30-52. Retrieved, from http://www.nova.edu/ssss/QR/QR13-1/adams.pdf

Grants

  • Is SRD5A1 associated with severe premenstrual symptoms? 2008-2009
    (PI: M. Adams), $ 5000, Delaware INBRE Core Fee Waivers Grant, NIH-NCRR supported
  • Exercise for fitness: Looking at midlife and older women, 2007-2009
    (PI: M. Adams), $ 6000, University of Delaware
    General University Research Grant
  • A theoretical analysis of the processes of weight loss in women, 1996
    (PI: M. Adams), $ 1250, Sigma Theta Tau, International, Pi Chapter

Professional Memberships

  • 2011 – present International Society of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses (ISPN), Member
  • 2011 – present American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA), Psychotherapist Associate
  • 2010 – present Baltimore Washington Society for Psychoanalysis (BWSP), Affiliate Member

Courses

  • NURS480 Transition to Professional Nursing Practice II
  • NURS460 Transition to Professional Nursing Practice I
  • NURS459 Clinical Applications: Psychosocial Nursing
  • NURS411 Special Topics: Genetics for Health Professionals
  • NURS354 Psychosocial Nursing

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