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Education and Training
DNP Columbia University
M.S. Columbia University-FNP

Marlene E. McHugh, DNP, DCC, FNP-BC,ACHPN
Assistant Professor of Nursing

Research/Clinical Interests
Palliative Care
Chronic and Advanced Illness
Primary Care
Pain and Symptom Management

Selected Publications
McHugh, M (2013). Hypercalcemia. In C. Dahlin (Ed). Core Curriculum for the Advanced Practice Nurse. Hospice and Palliative Care Association.USA
Eti S, O'Mahony S, McHugh M, Guilbe R, Blank A, Selwyn P.(2013) Outcomes of the Acute Care Unit in an Academic Medical Center.Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2013 May 10. [Epub ahead of print]
McHugh M , Saultz DM, Wuhrman E and Kosharskyy B.(2012) Interventional Pain Management in the Palliative Care Patient. International Journal of Palliative Nursing 18.(9):426-8, 430-3
McHugh M, Arnold J and Buschman P (2012). Nursing Leading the Response to the Crisis of Palliative Care for Vulnerable Populations. Nursing Economics, 30 (3)140-47.
Bookbinder M, Glajchen M, McHugh M, Higgins P, Budis J, Solomon N, Homel P, Cassin C, Portenoy RK.(2011)Nurse Practitioner-Based Models of Specialist Palliative Care at Home: Sustainability and Evaluation of Feasibility.Journal of Pain Symptom Management,41 (1),25-34
McHugh M & Saultz DM. (2011).Assessment and Management of Gastrointestional Symptoms in Advanced Illness. Primary Care Clinics Office Practice.Eds Serife Eti MD. Philadelphia:Elsevier.
Bookbinder, M. & McHugh, M. (2010). Societal Perspectives Regarding Palliative Care. In Palliative Care Nursing: Quality Care to the End-of-Life. (3rd Ed). Eds. Marianne Matzo and Deborah W. Sherman. New York: Springer Pub.
Bookbinder,M. & McHugh, M. (2010).Symptom Management in Palliaitive Care. In Palliative Care and End of Life Care Nursing Clinics of North America.Eds: Margaret M. Mahon and Suzanne Prevost. Philadelphia: Springer
McHugh, M. (2010). Review of Book: End-of Life Care for the Critically Ill by Graema Rocker ,Kathleen Puntillo, Elie Azoulay, Judith Nelson and Max Watson, Oxford University Press.Journal of Pain and Symptom Management,40 (4),629-630.
McHugh, ME.(2008). Pain and anemia after gunshot wound.Advance for Nurse Practitioners,16(1),22-23.
Honors & Awards
2013 Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (ACHPN)
2011 Journal of Palliative Care and Medicine-Editorial Board.
2011 Wharton Nursing Leaders Program, University of Pennsylvania.
2009 Diplomate in Comprehensive Care
2007 Recipient of the Glenda Garvey MD- Teaching Academy Educational Grant, Columbia University.
2003 Who's Who in American Nursing
2002 End of Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) Trainer. American Association of Colleges of Nursing
2001 New York Academy of Medicine (Invited Speaker): Palliative Care in the ICU.
2000 Certified Hospice and Palliaitve Care Nurse
1999 Fellowship in Palliative Care and Pain Management-Beth Israel Medical Center, NYC

2009- present Committee on Appointments and Promotions,Columbia University School of Nursing

Professional Memberships
2011 Eastern Pain Association
2011 HPCANYS-Hospice and Palliative Care Association of New York State
2009 Diplomate of Comprehensive Care
2009 International Society of Nurses in Genetics
2000 Hospice and Palliative Nurses Asssociation
1991-4 Certified Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN)
1990-4 Oncology Nursing Society

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