Maureen Ruocco, Ph.D.


Certified Teacher of Health Education, New Jersey State Education Department Certified School Nurse, New Jersey State Education Department  
Registered Professional Nurse, New Jersey Board of Nursing
Advanced Practice Nurse/Nurse Practitioner, New Jersey Board of Nursing

Research/Publications/Other Scholarly Activities

Dr. Murphy-Ruocco has served as a national and international curriculum consultant for undergraduate and graduate programs. She is a published author and has presented nationally and internationally on topics related to curriculum development, health education, interdisciplinary collaboration, mentoring and service learning, advanced practice nursing, leadership/management, research, health assessment and primary health care.


Distinguished Practitioner in Nursing, National Academy of Practice
Fellow, National Academy of Practice
Senior Fellow, National Academy of Practice

Courses Taught at Felician University

School Nursing I and II
Curriculum and Instruction
Designing Instruction for Curriculum Implementation
Research I: Evidence Based Research
Research II: Scholarly Project
Health Assessment
Leadership and Management

Professor Maureen Ruocco
Office Location:
Sammartino Hall - Room 2
Contact Phone:
(201) 559-3330


Ed.D. - Columbia University, Teachers College; Academic Leadership and College Teaching
Ed.M. - Columbia University, Teachers College
M.S.N. - Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons; School of Nursing; Specialty: Primary Health Care
B.S.N. - Hunter College-Bellevue School of Nursing

Positions Held

Felician College, Professor and Associate Dean, School of Education; School Nursing and Health Education Graduate Programs (2006-Present)
Felican College, Interim Dean, Education (2010-2011)
Felician College, Professor and Chair, School Nursing and Health Education Program (2003-2006)
Felician College, Professor and Chair, Department of Baccalaureate Nursing (1999-2003)
Felician College, Interim Director, Nursing and Allied Health (2000-2001)
Felician College, Associate Professor/Assistant Professor/ Chair, Department of Professional Nursing (1983-2000)