Annette M. Weiss, PhD, RN, CNE
Assistant Dean of Nursing / Chief Nurse Administrator
PhD – Duquesne University
Post-Master’s Certificate in Forensic Nursing – Duquesne University
MSN – University of Hartford
BSN – The Pennsylvania State University
Dr. Annette Weiss serves as the chairperson of undergraduate nursing. Her primary teaching responsibilities include nursing research and professional concepts. Her clinical background is in neonatal intensive care and medical-surgical nursing. Her research interests include incarcerated mothers and perceived learning of online students. She is a certified nurse educator (CNE).
Dr. Weiss received the 2008 Laura Martin Endowed Scholarship from Duquesne University, and the 2009 Sigma Theta Tau Research Award from the Theta Phi Chapter. She is a member of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. She also is a member of the American Nurses Association, Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, National League for Nursing and the International Association of Forensic Nurses.
Her community involvement includes being the grant coordinator for her local volunteer fire department and VISION volunteer through her church. Dr. Weiss serves on campus as a member of the Sexual Assault Response Team. She serves on the board of directors for the Penn State Alumni Nursing Program group and is a Penn State alumni mentor. She works as a CPR instructor for the American Heart Association and a Divemaster for PADI.