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Marcia S. Lorimer

Marcia Lorimer practices (one to two days monthly)in the School of Nursing/Community and Family Medicine Faculty Practice School-Based Health Centers.

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Division:  Pediatric and Anesthesia Programs Division


Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Research Interests:

Marcia Lorimer's research interests include pediatric nursing, nurse practitioners, and early intervention in education.


Early Intervention (Education) • Nurse Practitioners • Pediatric Nursing

Representative Publications   (search)

  • Lorimer, M. S.and Koopman, W., Neuromuscular disorders of the nervous system: Neuromuscular junction., in AAAN Core Curriculum for Neuroscience Nursing, 5th, edited by Bader, M. K., Littlejohns, I. (2010), American Association of Neuroscience Nurses, Glenview, IL, ISBN 978-0983132400
  • Blood-Siegfried, J. and Bowers, M. T. and Lorimer, M., Is shock a key element in the pathology of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)?, Biological Research for Nursing, vol. 11 no. 2 (October, 2008), pp. 187-194, ISSN 1552-4175 [doi]  [abs]
  • Lorimer, M. and Lipscomb, B. and Sanders, D., Neuromuscular junction and muscle disease., in Neuroscience Nursing: A Spectrum of Care, 3rd ed., edited by Barker, E. (2008), Elsevier, St. Louis, MO
  • Lorimer, M. S., Living with MG: how do I help my children understand?, Foundation Focus (Spring, 2006), pp. 5-6, Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, Inc., St. Paul, MN [pdf]
  • Lorimer, M. S. and Richman, J. A., Myasthenia gravis., in Core curriculum for neuroscience nursing, 4th ed., edited by Bader, M. K. and Littlejohns, L. (2004), American Association of Neuroscience Nurses, Glenview: IL, ISBN 0721606482
  • Lorimer, M. S., Myasthenia gravis: Overview, clinical manifestations, assessment & management. (2002) (Avalable at URL:
  • Simeonsson, N. W. and Lorimer, M. S., Transition planning in early intervention: nurse practitioner implications., Journal of pediatric health care : official publication of National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates & Practitioners, vol. 9 no. 4 (September, 1995), pp. 172-7, ISSN 0891-5245  [abs]
  • Simeonsson, N. and Lorimer, M. and Shelley, B. and Sturtz, J. L., Asthma: New information for the early interventionist., Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, vol. 15 no. 1 (1995), pp. 32-43 [doi]  [abs]
Selected Grant Support

  • Mental Health Assessment for Pediatric Advance Practice Nurses, Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA), DO9-HP07988-01.      
  • Pediatric Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner for FNPs, Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA), AEN 33718.      
  • Combined NNP/PNP Program for Rural Health, Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Division of Nursing, D09-HP00189-01.      
  • Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program, Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Division of Nursing, 1D23-NU01339-01.      
  • Neonatal Nursing Practitioner., Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Division of Nursing, 1D23-NU01231-01.      
  • Childhood Obesity: A Preventive Strategy in a Daycare Population, Institute of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.      
  • Early Intervention Support to Substance Exposed Young Children and Their Families, Triangle Community Foundation, Research Triangle Park, NC.