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Marianne L. Durham, DNP, RN, CPPS, CPHQ

Clinical Associate Professor

Co Faculty Advisor UIC IHI Open School Chapter

Department of Population Health Nursing Science


Building & Room:

1054 NURS


845 S. Damen Ave., MC 802, Chicago, IL 60612

Office Phone:



My practice, mentorship, teaching and scholarship includes healthcare quality improvement/patient safety, DNP education and interprofessional education.


Selected Publications

Neely, J., Sampath, R., Kirkbride, G., Meeks, S. L. & Durham, M. L. (2022). Healthcare quality and safety in a correctional system: Creating goals and performance measures for improvement. Journal of Correctional Health Care: The Official Journal of the National Commission on Correctional Health Care, 28(3), 141–147.

Durham, M. L. (2020). Mindfulness for medication safety. American Nurse Journal, 15(7), 24-26.

Durham, M. L., Didovic, I.  &  Gingell, M. J.  (2020). Improving a pediatric vaccine administration process in a Federally Qualified Health Center. Patient Safety, 2(2), 36-46.

Durham, M. L. & Town, E.  (2020). Interprofessional student quality improvement project in a Federally Qualified Health Center. Journal of Nursing Education, 59(10), 585-588. https://doi:10.3928/01484834-20200921-09

Durham, M. L. & Jankiewicz, A. (2019). Detecting medication administration errors. Journal of Patient Safety. 15(3), 181-183. doi:10.1097/PTS.0000000000000384

Durham, M. L., Cotler, K. & Corbridge, S. J. (2019). Facilitating faculty knowledge of DNP quality improvement projects. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 31(11), 665–674. doi: 10.1097/JXX.0000000000000308.

Durham, M. L., Yingling, C., & Hershberger, P. E. (2019). Accelerating improvement of a DNP project proposal course using quality improvement methods. Journal of Nursing Education, 58(5), 306-311. doi:10.3928/01484834-20190422-11

Durham, M. L., Egan, A.,** Jankiewicz, A., Murphy, M., Nedved, P., Luvich, R., Goh, A., & Fogg, L. (2017). Addressing safe opioid monitoring practices using an interprofessional approach. The Journal of Nursing Administration, 47(11), 537-544. doi:10.1097/NNA.0000000000000540

Durham, M. L., Suhayda, R., Normand, P., Jankiewicz, A., & Fogg, L. (2016). Reducing medication administration errors in acute and critical care: Multifaceted pilot program targeting RN awareness and behaviors. The Journal of Nursing Administration, 46(2), 75-81. doi: 10.1097/nna.0000000000000299

Service to Community

Faculty Advisor to the UIC Institute for Healthcare Improvement Open School chapter with a mission to advance quality improvement and patient safety competencies in the next generation of health professionals.