Chatham University

Nursing Faculty and Staff

MaryDee Fisher , DNP, RN, CPN
Assistant Professor
Hometown : Pittsburgh
Joined Chatham : 2014

Academic Areas of Interest

Nursing Education; Pediatrics; Nursing Practice


  • DNP, Carlow University (Pittsburgh, PA) 2011
  • School Nurse Certificate, University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA), 2000
  • MSN, University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA), 1989
  • BSN, LaRoche College (Pittsburgh, PA), 1985
  • ADN, Community College of Allegheny County (Pittsburgh, PA), 1981


  • Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury: Critical Care Nursing Quarterly, (1997), Fisher, M.D.
  • Identified Needs of Parents in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: Critical Care Nurse (1994), Fisher, M.D.
  • Visitation in Critical Care Units: Network News (1995), Fisher, M. D,
  • A Comparison of Professional Value Development Among Pre-Licensure Nursing Students in Associate Degree, Diploma, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing Programs: Nursing Education Perspectives, (2014) Fisher, M. D.


  • Certified Pediatric Nurse


  • Cameo of Caring Recipient – Nurse Educator Award (2012)


  • Member, Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society
  • Member, Society of Pediatric Nurses
  • Nominating Committee Officer, Pennsylvanie League for Nursing, Area VI


  • Fisher, M.D., "Professional Value Development in Pre-licensure (ADN, Diploma, and BSN) Nursing Students”, multiple poster presentations at local, state and national levels, 2011-2014