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

Clinical Associate Professor

Co Faculty Advisor UIC CAIPPER Student Engagement and Leadership Development

Department of Population Health Nursing Science


Building & Room:

1054 NURS


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


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


Selected Publications

Durham, M. L.,   Diegel-Vacek, L., Sparbel, K. J. H., Rugen, K. W., & Hershberger, P. E. (2023). Strategies for developing faculty confidence and competencies to mentor quality improvement DNP projects. Journal of Professional Nursing. 47, (56-63).

**Kim, H., Hershberger P. E., **Korzynski, A. & Durham, M. L. (2023). Identifying barriers and facilitators for nurse practitioners’ opioid management of chronic pain: An integrative review. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. 35, (12-20). DOI: 10.1097/NNE.0000000000001326

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

Co Faculty Advisor to the  UIC Center for the Advancement of InterProfessional Practice, Education and Research for Student Engagement and Leadership Development. Mentoring students across the seven health science colleges at UIC to lend their voice for planning and implementing interprofessional experiences for students, with a focus on community engagement, patient safety, and health equity.