Ana Maria Catanzaro


Dean and Professor

BSN, LaSalle University
MS, Public Health Nursing, LaSalle University,
MHS, Clinical Research, Duke University School of Medicine,
MA, Religious Studies, Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary
PhD, Spirituality, The Catholic University of America
Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, Duke University's Center for Theology, Spirituality and Health in the Center for Aging and Human Development.

Courses Taught

Undergraduate and Graduate Research Methods
Undergraduate and Graduate Community/Public Health Nursing
Statistics for Health Care Professionals
Health Care Ethics


Catanzaro, A.M. (2011, June). The fog of scandal. Commonweal Magazine, 10-13.
Morrison, A. & Catanzaro, A.M. (2010). Use of high fidelity simulation and emergency preparedness. Public Health Nursing, 27(2), 164-17.

Catanzaro, A.M. (2009). Individualizing cultural sensitivity in healthcare. Ostomy Wound Management, 55(5), 6.

Catanzaro, A.M. (2007). Faith community nursing: A new and evolving specialty. Pennsylvania Nurse, 62(3), 13, 28.

Catanzaro, A.M., Meador, K.G., Koenig, H.G., Kuchibhatla, M., & Clipp, E.C. (2007). Congregational health ministries: A national study of pastors' views. Public Health Nursing, 24(1), 6-17.

Catanzaro, A.M. (2006). Assessing and supporting the spiritual needs of adults with cognitive impairment. PADONA Journal, 19(1), 11-15.

Catanzaro, A.M. (2002). Beyond the misapprehension of nursing rituals. Nursing Forum 37(2), 17-27.

Catanzaro, A.M. & McMullen, K.M. (2001). Increasing nursing students' spiritual sensitivity. Nurse Educator 26(5), 221-226.

Additional Info

Dr. Catanzaro is Professor and Dean of the School of Nursing and Allied Health Professions at Holy Family University. Her clinical nursing experience includes medical-surgical nursing, critical care nursing, maternal-child nursing, school health services, and public health nursing. Her research and teaching interests include Health Care Ethics, Spirituality and Health, Public Health, Global Health, and Research Methods.

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