Marilyn Oermann

Thelma M. Ingles Distinguished Professor of Nursing in the School of Nursing
Duke AHEAD role:
  • Steering Committee Member
(919) 684-1623

Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN is Thelma M. Ingles Professor of Nursing at Duke University School of Nursing. Dr. Oermann’s scholarship focuses on nursing education, with an emphasis on studies of the nursing literature. Her current research is on predatory publishing in nursing. Dr. Oermann is the author or co-author of 25 books (many of which have won national awards), more than 200 articles in peer-reviewed journals, and a wide variety of other publications. Her current books include Evaluation and Testing in Nursing Education (6th ed., 2021), Writing for Publication in Nursing (4th ed., 2019), Clinical Teaching Strategies in Nursing (6th ed., 2023), Teaching in Nursing and Role of the Educator: The Complete Guide to Best Practice in Teaching, Evaluation, and Curriculum Development (3rd ed., 2022), and A Systematic Approach to Assessment and Evaluation of Nursing Programs. In addition, she edited 6 volumes of the Annual Review of Nursing Education. Dr. Oermann is the Editor-in-Chief of Nurse Educator and the Journal of Nursing Care Quality. She is past editor of Nurse Author & Editor. She lectures widely on writing for publication and nursing education topics.

Dr. Oermann is a member of the American Academy of Nursing and National League for Nursing (NLN) Academy of Nursing Education. She received the NLN Award for Excellence in Nursing Education Research, the Sigma Theta Tau International Elizabeth Russell Belford Award for Excellence in Education, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Excellence Award, the Margaret Comerford Freda Award for Editorial Leadership in Nursing from the International Academy of Nursing Editors, and the NLN President's Award.

Announcements

September 13, 2021 - 3:25 pm

We are excited to announce the new Move AHEAD on Your Next Article writing program! This program is modeled after Duke AHEAD’s successful Writing Together to Get AHEAD initiative in 2016 and focuses on meeting your individual needs.

This program will launch on September 20, 2021. It is designed to help Duke AHEAD members get started with a manuscript, get “over the hump,” or revise a manuscript. 

Move AHEAD on Your Next Article is open to members of Duke AHEAD. Registration will be capped at 20 participants.

Related Events

October 11, 2018 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
  • Marilyn Oermann
    Thelma M. Ingles Distinguished Professor of Nursing in the School of Nursing
DUSON/Pearson Room 1140
October 9, 2018 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
  • Marilyn Oermann
    Thelma M. Ingles Distinguished Professor of Nursing in the School of Nursing
Bostock 024 - West Campus

Other Professional Activity

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Education and Training

  • Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh (1980)
  • M.N., University of Pittsburgh (1975)