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Brooklyn, NY, 11218
August 25, 2012

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Education: Doctor of Education in Nursing

Teachers College, Columbia University

Department of Organization and Leadership

Institute for Research and Service in Nursing Education

Program for Nurse Executives

New York, New York – May 2005

Master of Science Degree in Nursing

Cardiopulmonary Clinical Nurse Specialist

University of Delaware

College of Advanced Nursing Science

Newark, Delaware - August 1985

Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing

Long Island University

Department of Nursing

Brooklyn, New York - June 1979

Certifications: Six Sigma Green Belt

Leadership Fellow, Center for Leadership Excellence

TeamSTEPPS Master Trainer

FEMA Command Center Chief

Transcultural Nursing Scholar

Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine

RN-BC - Nursing Professional Development

CTN-A – Transcultural Nursing, Advanced

BCLS (Basic Cardiac Life Support)Provider

Employment: Deputy Nursing Director

Institute of Continuous Learning

State University of New York

SUNY Downstate Medical Center

450 Clarkson Avenue

Brooklyn, New York 11203

July 2009 – Present

Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing

SUNY Downstate College of Nursing

November 2009 – Present

Member of the Senior Nurse Executive and Hospital Administration team reporting to the Chief Nursing Officer. Provide nurse executive leadership, administrative, and fiscal accountability (annual budget in excess of $20 million dollars) for the Institute of Continuous Learning. The Institute includes 30 professional and ancillary staff of the Department of Nursing Education, Professional Practice, and Research, the Department of Patient Education, the Center for Community Health Promotion and Wellness, Quality Designations, Magnet Recognition, Regulatory Preparedness, Advanced Practice Nursing, and Nursing Informatics. Develop and oversee all operational aspects of the education, research, evidence-based practice, and clinical programs within SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Support and promote the Nursing Department strategic plan in accordance with the mission, vision, and values of the medical center. Provide administrative oversight for the Nursing Professional Practice Model and ensure that the Forces of Magnetism and shared governance structure are evident in the nursing practice environment. Seek extramural (grant) funding (secured over $5 million dollars for 2010) to integrate current, evidence-based technology into the re-design of nursing education programs and to establish a Brooklyn Center for cancer screening and referral and initiated a Nurse-run Diabetes Education Center. Chair the Diversity Council and lead the design and implementation of a transdisciplinary diversity model for education, practice, research, policy development and recognition based on the National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) in Health Care. Chair the Nursing Research Council, a joint partnership with the SUNY Downstate College of Nursing, which resulted in a 57% increase in nursing research projects. Serve as project leader for Service Excellence initiatives, the implementation of TeamSTEPPS® throughout the organization, implementation and evaluation of the American Organization of Nurse Executive (AONE) Center for Care Innovation and Transformation (CCIT), and affiliations with local, regional, and international hospitals and schools of nursing. Serve as Incident Command Center Chief as needed.

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing Education

Teachers College Columbia University

Program for Nurse Executives

525 West 120th Street

New York, New York 10027

September 2008 - Present

Teach graduate level courses in the education and administration tracts: Nursing Theories and Models, Nursing Informatics (Database Management and Data Mining), Clinical Teaching and Evaluation, Seminar in Professional Nursing.

Clinical Associate Professor of Nursing

Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing

Case Western Reserve University

10900 Euclid Avenue

Cleveland, Ohio 44106

2007 – 2010

Provide dissertation advisement for nurses enrolled in the Case Western Reserve University Doctor of Nursing Practice program.

Director, Nursing Magnet Programs

North Shore University Hospital

North Shore – Long Island Jewish Health System

300 Community Drive

Manhasset, New York 11030

January 2008 – May 2009

Provide administrative oversight to ensure that the Forces of Magnetism are evident in the nursing practice environment. Provide education and consultation to nursing and transdisciplinary leadership, staff, and the organization about the essentials and Forces of Magnetism, and the principles of a professional practice environment supportive of the goals and strategic plan of the Health System and Department of Nursing. Lead the Magnet Executive Steering Council and the transdisciplinary Magnet Champion Program. Coordinate the collection, management, application, and dissemination of Nursing quality and workforce data and outcomes research and translate the evidence into practice. Ensure that the System, Hospital and Nursing Service mission, vision, and values for the overall strategic plan for growth and business development, clinical management, patient care, budgeting, financial management, and quality management on the service. Promote the Health System service standards and create a patient focused caring environment while addressing and meeting the individual needs of the patient. Serve as consultant and expert in developing evidence-based standards consistent with the patient care model. Communicate the Magnet Model components, sources of evidence, and outcomes to the transdisciplinary healthcare leadership team, board of trustees, and community groups. Serve as a key nursing leader to foster an environment of collaboration and respect with physician colleagues, nurses, other healthcare team members, and other departments in order to achieve excellence in nursing practice, education, research, and scholarship. Collaborate with other Health System disciplines, departments, community partners, and academic affiliates to advance a program of research in transcultural nursing and health, cross cultural education, transcultural nursing administration, and health disparities among vulnerable populations. Led the development of an interdisciplinary Cultural Competency Model for the Health System based on the National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) in Health Care.

Director, Nursing Education and Research

Teaching Hospital Associate Administrator

Institute of Continuous Learning

State University of New York (SUNY)

SUNY Downstate Medical Center

University Hospital of Brooklyn

440 Lenox Road Suite 1J

Brooklyn, New York 11203

February 2006 – December 2007

Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing

SUNY Downstate College of Nursing

450 Clarkson Avenue

Brooklyn, New York 11203

September 2006 – December 2007

Provide administrative oversight for the Department of Nursing Education and Research and the Institute of Continuous Learning in the only academic medical center in Brooklyn. The Institute of Continuous Learning is responsible for the orientation and mandatory/regulatory education of all medical center personnel including physicians, all levels of professional, advanced practice, and ancillary nursing staff, research and teaching affiliates, volunteers, and students. Primarily responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the medical center nursing education programs, for supporting and promoting the Nursing Department strategic plan in accordance with the mission, vision, and values of the medical center, and for establishing and maintaining collaborative partnerships throughout the medical center and the SUNY Downstate College of Nursing. Lead and supervise a team of 11 professional Nurse Educators and three Staff Assistants. Develop and implement contractual relations with schools of nursing for undergraduate and graduate nursing students including the SUNY Downstate College of Nursing and students of the SUNY Downstate College of Health Related Professions. Develop and administer the human, fiscal, and material resource plans for the Institute of Continuous Learning and grants from outside agencies to fund and support educational initiatives that promote research to improve evidence-based nursing practice, the delivery of patient care, and patient safety. Collaborate with Nursing Recruitment and Retention to develop strategies that support the recruitment and retention of nursing talent. Maintain continuing education provider status through the New York State Nurses Association. Represent the Nursing Department on the following hospital and medical center committees: Nursing Executive Council, Nursing Education Council (Chair), Nursing Research Council (Chair), Magnet Recognition Steering Committee, Institutional Review Board, Department Head Council, Product Standardization Committee, and Joint Commission Provision of Care Task Force. Achieved the following departmental outcomes: 1) developed the departmental infrastructure, nursing education model, policies, procedures, and scope of service to support competency-based and evidence-based practice, continuous performance improvement, and patient safety through ongoing educational initiatives; 2) developed the Nursing Education Performance Improvement program and Nurse Educator orientation plan based on the American Nurses Association (ANA) Scope and Standards for Nursing Professional Development; 3) coordinated the preparation of certified Crisis Intervention instructors and the development of an on-site Crisis Intervention Program (grant funded); 4) collaborated with Brooklyn College of the City University of New York to offer on-site prerequisite courses that support the effort to increase the number of nurses prepared at the baccalaureate level within the medical center (grant funded); 5) developed an interdisciplinary diversity curriculum for medical center personnel; 6) developed the bylaws for three newly created Nursing Councils: Education, Practice, and Research; 7) developed a new graduate RN Residency Program based on Benner’s Novice-To-Expert Model and Domains of Nursing Practice that has increased retention of new graduates by 50%; 8) developed the Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Program based on the ACE Star EBP Model, 9) serve as Chair of the Nursing Research Council; 10) successfully integrated Leininger’s Theory of Culture Care Diversity and Universality into the Philosophy of Nursing and created the culturally congruent Nursing Practice Model for the Department of Nursing Services; and 11) designed two Computer Resource Learning Labs for The Department of Nursing Services and integrated web-based learning into orientation and continuing education programs.

Education Specialist, Perioperative and Cardiovascular Services

Chair, Nursing Practice Council

Nurse Liaison, Center for Multicultural and Community Affairs

The Mount Sinai Hospital (Magnet Designation)

1 Gustave L. Levy Place

New York, New York 10029 USA

September 1999 – February 2006

Design, implement and evaluate competency-based interdisciplinary learning activities for professional, advanced practice, and ancillary nursing staff within the Perioperative and Cardiovascular Services which includes 40 multispecialty operating rooms including cardiothoracic surgery, transplantation, and minimally invasive surgery, three multi-specialty post anesthesia care units, multi-site Endoscopy Unit, Cystoscopy Unit, Ambulatory Surgery Unit, Preoperative Services Unit, Pre Admission Testing Unit, Document Management Center, Pain

Management Services, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists, and Anesthesia Research Nurses. Serve as faculty for the Critical Care Course, 12-Lead ECG Course, Perioperative Nursing Orientation Programs, First and Second Year Medical School Curriculum, Basic and Advanced Adult and Pediatric Life Support Programs for nurses, physicians, and paramedics, the Preceptor Program, and Introductory Nursing Orientation Programs. Designed an outcomes-focused Perioperative Nursing and Surgical Technician Orientation Program and

Mentor Program within the Perioperative Services Care Center. Provided oversight and accountability for the design, implementation and evaluation of the following medical center interdisciplinary education, patient safety, and performance improvement initiatives: Sedation Analgesia credentialing, Pain Management, Patient Identification and Surgical Interventional Site/Side Verification, Cultural Diversity, Post Anesthesia Discharge Criteria/Fast-tracking, and Leadership. Serve as a member of the following Nursing and interdisciplinary committees: Nurse Executive Council, Clinical Reasoning Research Initiative (Co-Chair), Site/Side Surgery Task Force (Chair), Nursing Practice (Chair), Perioperative Performance Improvement, Care Center Quality Council, Pain Management, Specialty Nursing Education, Critical Care Nursing Education, Culture and Health Work Group, and Six Sigma initiatives related to Medication Error Reduction, Secondary Prevention in Cardiovascular Disease, Post Anesthesia Care Unit Length of Stay, and Perioperative Patient Safety. Served as a mentor for graduate nursing students and a Magnet Champion.

Nurse Educator

Cardiovascular Surgery

Saint Francis Hospital - The Heart Center

100 Port Washington Boulevard

Roslyn, New York 11576 USA

February - August 1999

Designed, implemented and evaluated competency-based education programs for the main operating rooms, post anesthesia care unit and the cardiac special procedures unit. Coordinated weekly inservices for professional and ancillary nursing staff. Served as a member of the Surgical Services, Blood Utilization and Product Standardization Committees.

Education Coordinator, Critical Care Nursing

Department of Nursing Education and Research

King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre

P.O. Box 3354

Riyadh 11211 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

1993 - 1998

Designed, implemented, and evaluated educational programs and learning and learning strategies for the Department of Critical Care Nursing, which included eight intensive care units, one telemetry unit, one post anesthesia care unit, one hyperbaric oxygen therapy unit, and employed over 500 multicultural nursing staff. Served as educational liaison for the emergency department and operating room services. Coordinated clinical rotations for nurses working within and outside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia requiring expertise in cardiovascular, critical care, perioperative and hyperbaric oxygen therapy nursing. Served as the Chairperson for the Critical Care Educators’ Committee, a team of seven nurse educators, and the Competency-based Practice (CBP) Task Force, which developed the first CBP Nursing Model for clinical, management, and education roles in a multicultural setting, and as the co-chair of the Nursing Symposia Organizing Committee. Served as a member of the Transition Team which reorganized Nursing Affairs into a council operational structure. Designed an educational program for transition team and council members and developed the operational guidelines for the Nursing Education Council. Inaugurated the use of self-directed learning modules which reduced classroom time for nurses and increased the visibility of educators in clinical areas. Developed revenue generating strategies for the Department of Nursing Education and Research. Co-developed and implemented the first multi-site leadership development program in partnership among three hospitals in Riyadh. Designed learning activities in the clinical, education, and management tracts of the Professional Development Program, a curriculum grounded in Dr. Patricia Benner’s Novice-to-Expert Model, served on faculty for undergraduate and graduate level courses offered through the Center for Distance Learning and as a mentor for graduate nursing students. Participated in the development of quality management programs. Served as the Chief Examiner for the American Association of Critical Care Nurses Certification examinations (CCRN) for Riyadh and Central Saudi Arabia. Successfully negotiated with the Canadian Nurses Association for the establishment of Riyadh as the first overseas test site for certification examinations offered in nine subspecialties. Acted as a preceptor/mentor for newly employed/promoted educators and, as needed, as the Head of Service for the Department of Nursing Education and Research.

Assistant Director of Nursing

Department of Specialty Care Nursing

Nursing Administration

King Fahad National Guard Hospital

P.O. Box 22490

Riyadh 11426 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

1991 - 1992

Assumed twenty-four hour accountability for the Department of Specialty Care Nursing, which included four intensive care units, a burn center, eleven operating rooms, a day surgery unit, an endoscopy suite, one post anesthesia care unit, the emergency department, a hemodialysis unit, and the central sterile processing department. Provided leadership to seven head nurses, fifteen assistant head nurses, and a multicultural nursing staff of 400. Developed the nursing component for a newly created cardiac surgery program. Initiated multidisciplinary quality management programs and collaborative practice teams within the department. Increased productivity in the hemodialysis unit by 30% without increasing number of staff, reduced the surgical waiting list by 35% through reorganization of services and staff and by opening a separate endoscopy suite, designed a new emergency department that increased efficiency by 25%, reduced overtime in the emergency department by 40% by introducing flexible scheduling options, designed intensive care cross training programs which reduced overtime in the ICUs by 20%. Served on faculty for the nursing management and advanced cardiac and trauma education programs. Coordinated clinical rotations for critical care and trauma training programs sponsored by the Saudi National Guard. Served as Chairperson for the Nursing Team Building and Specialty Care Policy and Procedure Committees. Acted, as needed, as the Assistant Administrator for Nursing.

Education Specialist, Cardiothoracic Center

Division of Education in Nursing

The Mount Sinai Medical Center

1 Gustave L. Levy Place

New York, New York 10029 USA

1988 - 1989 (Full-Time)

1989 - 1991 (Per Diem)

Full time: Coordinated learning activities for the cardiothoracic center which included one adult and one pediatric cardiac surgical intensive care unit, a cardiac progressive care unit and three cardiothoracic operating rooms. Operationalized the Performance-based Development System (PBDS) for the cardiothoracic center. Served as a preceptor for newly employed/promoted nurse educators, as a mentor for undergraduate and graduate nursing students, and faculty for the critical care course, basic and advanced life support programs, and general and per diem orientations. Developed a perioperative elective within the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Participated in departmental quality management programs. Coordinated multidisciplinary heart transplantation and pediatric cardiac surgery education programs.

Per Diem: Taught in a variety of programs as needed, namely the critical care course, per diem orientation, basic and advanced cardiac life support.

1979 - 1989 Staff Nurse The Mount Sinai Medical Center

Publications: Marrone, S.R. (2012). Organizational cultural competence. In Purnell, L.& Paulanka, B. (Eds.). Transcultural health care: A culturally competent approach (4th ed.). Philadelphia: F.A. Davis.

Marrone, S.R., Eason, J., McLeod, C., Marriott, C., Alleyne, J., Walker, D. & Bish, C. (2011). Weaning the unweaneble: Management of the patient requiring external ventilation. Advance For Nurses, November, 10-11.

Marrone, S.R. (2011). Transcultural Nursing Scholars Corner: Promoting culturally competent care in health care services. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 22, 307.

Marrone, S.R. (2010) Organizational cultural competency. In Douglas, M. & Pacquiao, D. (Eds.). Core curriculum in transcultural nursing and health care. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Marrone, S.R. (2010). Transcultural self-efficacy research and magnet recognition. In Jeffreys, M.R. Teaching cultural competence in nursing and health care (2nd ed.). New York: Springer.

Marrone, S.R., (2010). Transcultural nursing administration: A 21st century imperative. Voice of Nursing Leadership, 8, 6 – 7.

Marrone, S.R. (2008). Factors that influence critical care nurses’ intentions to provide culturally congruent care to Arab Muslims. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 19: 8 – 15.

Cohen, L., Trim, N., Alleyne, J., & Marrone, S.R. (2007). Glycemic control for diabetic transplant patients: An evidence-based approach. Nursing Spectrum, December, 18 – 19.

Nash, I., Rojas, M., Hepert, P, Marrone, S., Colgan, C., Fisher, L., Caliendo, G., & Chassin, M. (2005). Reducing excessive medication administration in hospitalized adults with renal dysfunction. American Journal of Medical Quality, 20: 64 - 69.

Marrone, S.R. (2002). The globalization of nursing. Nursing Spectrum, 14: 8 – 9.

Marrone, S.R. (2001). When the sun shines you cannot see the moon. In The Emergence of Man into the 21st Century; Munhall, P., Madden, E. & Fitzsimons, V. (Eds.). Boston: Jones & Bartlett.

Marrone, S.R. (1999). Nursing in Saudi Arabia: Leadership development of a multicultural staff. Journal of Nursing Administration, 29: 1 - 3.

Marrone, S.R. (1999). Designing a competency-based nursing practice model in a multicultural setting. Journal for Nurses in Staff Development, 15: 56 - 62. (Contact Hour Article)

Gary, R., Marrone, S. & Boyles, C. (1998). The use of gaming strategies in a transcultural setting. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 29: 221-227.

Marrone, S.R. (1997). Intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: KFSH&RC Press.

Marrone, S.R., Bell Duffy, B., Jose, A., Fraser, T. & Matchett, P. (1994). Advanced dysrhythmia interpretation. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: KFSH&RC Press.

Bell Duffy, B., Marrone, S.R. & Miller, M. (1993). Basic dysrhythmia interpretation. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: KFSH&RC Press.

Hilliard, D.J., & Marrone, S.R. (1993). Hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: KFSH&RC Press.

Peer Reviewer - Journal of Transcultural Nursing – 2008 - Present

Peer Reviewer – Journal of Clinical Nursing – 2010 - Present

Book Reviewer - AORN Journal - 1986 – 1992

Presentations: “Empowering Frontline Nurses: Tales From The Bedside”

Drexel University Nursing Education Institute

Savannah, Georgia USA – June 2012

“Curves Ahead: From Melting Pot To Mosaic: Ensuring Effective Communication, Cultural Competence, and Patient- and Family-Centered


Annual Nurses Week Celebration

Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital; New York – Presbyterian Health

New York, New York - May 2012

“Joint Commission Requirements for Effective Communication, Cultural Competence, and Patient- and Family-Centered Care: Implications for Global Health”

37th Annual Transcultural Nursing Society Conference

Las Vegas, Nevada USA – October 2011

“Essentials of a Culturally Competent Healthcare Organization”

Third Annual Transcultural Nursing and Healthcare Conference

State University of New York – SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Northeast Chapter, Transcultural Nursing Society

Brooklyn, New York USA – September 2011

“Effective Communication, Cultural Competence, and Patient- and Family-Centered Care: New Joint Commission Requirements for Hospitals”

New York City Chapter: National Nursing Staff Development Organization

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

New York, New York April 2011

“Organizational Cultural Competency”

36th Annual Conference of the Transcultural Nursing Society

Atlanta, Georgia – October 2010

“Transcultural Nursing Administration”

36th Annual Conference of the Transcultural Nursing Society

Atlanta, Georgia – October 2010

“Transcultural Nursing Administration”

Annual President’s Reception

Greater New York, Nassau, and Suffolk Organization of Nurse Executives (GNYNSONE)

Flushing, New York – June 2010

“The Impact of Hospital Nursing Website Design and Online Application Process on Staff Nurse Recruitment Time: A Comparison Between Magnet and Non-Magnet Hospitals” Second Annual Nursing and Evidence-based Practice Conference

State University of New York – SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Brooklyn, New York – May 2010

“Leading and Succeeding Among Diversity”

New York Institute of Technology – Department of Nursing

Keynote Speaker - Pinning Ceremony

Old Westbury, New York – May 2010

Research: "Attitudes, Subjective Norms, and Perceived Behavioral Control: Critical Care Nurses' Intentions to Provide Culturally Congruent Care to Arab Muslims - 2005

“American Nurses’ Experiences Caring for Arab Muslim Patients”


“Clinical Reasoning: The Effect of a Structured Outcomes-Focused Educational Intervention on Clinical Nurses’ Perception of Power and Influence in Clinical Practice” - 2002

“The Effect of Body Position on Thermodilution Cardiac Output in the Cardiac Surgical Client” - 1985

“Cardiac Stress Test” - 1985

Honors and Awards: American Organization of Nurse Executives

American Nurses Credentialing Center

PRISM Diversity Award - 2012

New York/New Jersey Regional Award

Advancing and Leading the Profession

Nursing Spectrum - 2011

Nursing Practice Award

Teachers College Nursing Education Alumni Association - 2010

Metropolitan Who’s Who Among Nurses and Mental Health

Professionals – 2006 - Present

Founding Member, National Campaign for Tolerance

Name appears on Wall of Tolerance, Montgomery, Alabama 2004

Manchester Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals

in Nursing and Healthcare – Platinum Lifetime Member

United Who’s Who Executive and Professional Edition

Platinum Lifetime Member

Who’s Who in American Education – 2003 - Present

International Health Professional of the Year - 2003

International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England

Universal Award of Accomplishment

American Biographical Institute – 2003

Great Minds of the 21st Century

American Biographical Institute – 2003 - Present

One Thousand Great Americans

International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England

2003 Edition

The Order of International Fellowship – Lifetime Member

International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England

Who’s Who in America - 2000 - Present

Who’s Who in Medicine and Health Care - 1999 - Present

Circle of Excellence, Excellence in Leadership Award

American Association of Critical Care Nurses - 1999

Excellence in Performance Award

King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre - 1995

Who's Who in American Nursing - 1984 - 1989

Cum Laude/Nursing Departmental Honors/Dean’s List

Long Island University - 1979

Memberships: Transcultural Nursing Society, International

New York Academy of Medicine

American Organization of Nurse Executives

American College of Healthcare Executives

American Assembly for Men in Nursing

Council on Nursing and Anthropology

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Site Evaluator t

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education

American Nurses Association/

New York State Nurses Association

National Nursing Staff Development Organization

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