Frances Mal, D.M.H.

Prof. Frances Figueroa Mal is a native New Yorker of Hispanic descent.  She grew up in the Bronx, New York. Prof. Mal has many years of experience in nursing.  She started her nursing career at Beth Israel Medical Center in NYC which is now Mount Sinai Beth Israel and continues to practice there as a per diem nursing supervisor. Her nursing practice has been largely in neonatal intensive care nursing, pediatrics, and high risk prenatal care. Since 1997 she has worked in nursing academia specializing in technology in nursing education.  Prof. Mal helped to establish the first nursing simulation laboratory at Felician University. Among her many interests, she is especially interested in maternal child nursing, end of life care, and law and ethics in health care. She loves nursing and encouraging others to help them succeed.  She has a passion for music, dance, and travel.

Courses Taught at Felician University

Health Assessment- clinical

Fundamental- clinical

Freshman Year Experience

Nursing Mentoring Seminar

Preparing for a Career in Nursing (seminars)


Using Simulations to Teach End of Life Care, at SIM Wars in Saint Barnabas Health Care System Livingston, NJ

Sepsis in a Post-Partum Patient, Accepted for a podium presentation at New Jersey State Nurses Association Convention, Atlantic City, NJ

Sepsis in a Post-Partum Patient, Society for Simulations in HealthCare, Las Vegas, Nevada

Incorporating Telehealth into a Baccalaureate Nursing Program, 5th International National League of Nursing Technology Conference

New Jersey State Nurses Association Convention, Atlantic City, New Jersey Presented: Bridging the Gap-Incorporating Simulations in a Novice Nurse Orientation Program


National League of Nursing: Health Information Technology Scholar Award


Sepsis in a Post-Partum Patient
Professor Frances Mal
Office Location:
Nursing Resource and Simulation Center
Contact Phone:
(201) 559-3190


Drew University Madison, New Jersey: Doctorate in Medical Humanities (expected date of graduation 2015)
End of Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC): End of Life Care Train the Trainer Certificate
Medical-Legal Consulting Institute Inc. Houston, Texas: Legal Nurse Consulting Certification
New York University, New York City, New York: Masters in Nursing Education
Hunter College, New York, New York: Bachelors in Nursing Science Cum Laude
Borough of Manhattan Community College New York, New York: Associate Degree in Applied Sciences