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MaryAnn Edelman RN MS CNS
Associate Professor
Department of Nursing


MaryAnn Edelman RN MS CNS is an Associate Professor at Kingsborough Community College in the Department of Nursing. Ms. Edelman has many years of clinical experience as a Registered Nurse in the acute care setting, in the community, and in a private practice. She is currently the Deputy Chair of Clinical Affiliations in the Nursing Department.

Ms. Edelman has developed and implemented several hybrid courses in the department, and continues teaching Diet in Health and Illness (Nursing 44) in this format. She served as Co-Coordinator of a CPR Fundraising Initiative which was implemented to benefit the Board of Mississippi Chapter of the Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (M-OADN) for Hurricane Katrina Relief. Ms. Edelman served as a PSC/CUNY Grant Reviewer in their Research Program, and was a member of the Program Planning Committee of The International Conference of the Transcultural Nursing Society (TCNS): Northeast/Tri-state/Metropolitan NYC Chapter of TCNS & CUNY Consortium of Nursing Program.


Fundamentals of Nursing (Nursing 18)

Medical Dosage Calculations (Nursing 17)

Diet in Health and Illness (Nursing 44) 


MS: The College of Staten Island (CUNY)   (2002)

College Teaching

Department of Nursing: Kingsborough Community College

Department of Continuing Education: The College of Staten Island

Selected Publications and/or Other Resources

Edelman M., Ficorelli C. (2010). Securing Safety with Seniors: Nursing 2010 Accepted for publication: August 2010

Edelman M., Ficorelli C. (2010). Ending the Epidemic: Addressing Adolescent Obesity. Nursing 2010 Accepted for publication: May 2010

Gill B., Edelman M. (2010). Pediatric Hypertension: A Cause for Concern. Nursing 2010
Accepted for publication: May 2010

Edelman M. (2009). Self-Management of Diabetes. In M. Lunney, Critical Thinking to Achieve Positive Health Outcomes: Nursing Case Studies and Analyses (2nd ed)– Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

Gattullo B., Edelman M. (2007). Diabetic Retinopathy. Nursing 2007 37 (7) July 2007

Gattulo B., Edelman M. (2006). The ABC’s of Diabetes Management: Awareness, Bargain, and Control. Lippincott,Williams, & Wilkins. Nursing: Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins – October 2006)

Cavendish R., Edelman M., Naradovy L., McPartlan-Bajo M., Perosi I., Lanza M. (2007). Do Pastoral Care Providers Recognize Nurses as Spiritual Care Providers?  (Qualitative Research)  Holistic Nursing Practice 21 (2) March/April 2007

Edelman M. (2007). Nutritional Therapy. Diabetes Mellitus: A Guide to Patient Care. 1st edition Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins (Chapter 5) 2007     

Edelman M. (2002). You Make the Diagnosis: A Diabetic Educator’s Use of the Neuman
Systems Model. Arbeitsbuch Pflegediagnostik. Pflegerische Entscheidungsfindung, Kritisches Denken und Diagnostischer Prozess- Fallstudien und –Analysen. Germany: North American Nursing Diagnosis Association (German Translation published in 2006)

Edelman M., Weeks B. (2006). Do Not Pass (Go). Nursing Made Incredibly Easy 4 (3)
May/June 2006

Ficorelli C., Edelman M. (2005). Foot Care for Patients with Diabetes. Nursing 2005 35 (10) October 2005

Kumar C., Edelman M., Ficorelli C. (2005). Children with Asthma: A Concern for the Family. MCN The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing September/October 2005

Edelman M. (2005). Are You Still Jenny From the Block? New Horizons for Learning (online journal in education) March 2005

Events and/or Key Dates

Research Interests

Spirituality in Nursing Practice

Awards Recognition, Distinctions and Grants

Advance for Nurses Editor’s Choice for Best Nurse Leader  (2006)
Excellence in Education Award: Mu Upsilon Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (2006)

Chair: Nominating Committee: Mu Upsilon Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International  Nursing Honor Society of Nursing (2004 – 2005)

Institutional Affiliations / Professional Societies

National League for Nursing (NLN)

Personal Interests

Community Outreach Projects

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