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Michael P. Cary
Tel: (919) 613-6031
Office: 3134 Pearson Building
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Michael P. Cary, PhD, RN

Associate Professor in the School of Nursing

  • Brief Bio

    Michael Cary, PHD, RN, joined the DUSON faculty in August, 2012. He has over eight years of nursing experience in long-term care, rehabilitation, and community health settings. Dr. Cary earned a BS in health services administration with a double minor in business administration and health information systems from James Madison University, and his BSN and MSN degrees (health systems management concentration) from the University of Virginia. He completed his PhD at University of Virginia School of Nursing in 2012.

    Dr. Cary's dissertation research project, “Inpatient Rehabilitation Outcomes among Medicare Hip Fracture Patients”, which was funded by the National Institute of Nursing Research, lays the foundation for future work focusing on quality measures for rehabilitation, coordinated care and the comparative effectiveness of different post-acute care settings. While completing his doctoral studies, Michael gained experience in teaching both undergraduate and graduate students in the classroom as well as in online learning environments. He is co-teaching Nursing Care of Older Adults and Their Families in the ABSN program during the fall semester, and will teach this course again in the spring.

    Academic Program Affiliations

    Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program

    Education

    PhDUniversity of Virginia School of Nursing
    MSNUniversity of Virginia School of Nursing
    BSNUniversity of Virginia School of Nursing
    BSJames Madison University