07/01/1948 -

DAILEY, Mary Ann R., a Representative from Montgomery County; born on July 1, 1948 in Charleroi, Washington County, Pa.; graduated, Monessen High School, 1966; graduated, Presbyterian University Hospital School of Nursing, 1969; B.S.N., University of State of New York; M.S.N., Burns, Emergency and Trauma Nursing, Widener University, 1988; Ph.D., nursing education, Widener University, 1992; emergency staff nurse and supervisor (1981-1992); adjunct professor, Reading Area Community College (1988); assistant professor, Alvernia College (1988-1989); school nurse (1989-1992); adjunct professor, Alveria College (1992); faculty liason, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center (1992-1993); elected, commissioner, Lower Pottsgrove (1993); assistant professor, Cedar Crest College (1993-1999); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1999, 2001, and 2003 terms; appointed, Select Committee Investigating the Integration of Human Rights Standards in Pennsylvania Laws and Policies (2002, 2004); not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 2005 term; chair and associate professor, Nursing Department, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania; associate professor, Nursing Department, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania; professor emerita, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (2018-present).


Dailey, Mary Ann. (1989)  Patient care guidelines:  Carbon monoxide poisoning.  Journal of Emergency Nursing, 15(2), 120-123.

Dailey, Mary Ann.  (1992)  Developing case studies.  Nurse Educator, 17(3), 8-11.

Dailey, Mary Ann.  (1992)  The lived experience of being an RN/BSN student enrolled in the Regents College nursing program: A phenomenological  study. (Doctorate dissertation, Widener University, 1992)  Dissertation Abstracts International, 53,12B.

Dailey, Mary Ann.  (1994)  Taking an alternative path to your BSN.  Nursing, 24(2), 84, 86-88.

Dailey, Mary Ann.  (1994)  The lived experience of nurses enrolled in Regents College nursing program. Journal of Professional Nursing, 10(4), 244-254.
Dailey, Mary Ann.  (2001)  Perspectives in leadership.  Legislative perspective: Nursing and politics.  Nursing Spectrum - Philadelphia Tri-State Edition, 10(5), 7.

Dailey, Mary Ann.  (2008)  Mastering the art of politics.  Pennsylvania Nurse, 63(3), 4-7.
Dailey, Mary Ann.  (2008)  Those who served: Nurses in the PA House of Representatives.”  Pennsylvania Nurse, 63(3), 9-11.

Dailey, Mary Ann.  (2010)  Needing to be normal: The lived experience of chronically ill nursing students. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarships, 7(1), Article 15, 1-23.

Dailey, Mary Ann.  (2011)  The fate of innocents: The foundling wheel and infant abandonment in 19th centruy Italy.  American Journal of Nursing.  111(6), 62-63, 68-69.



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Papers of Mary Ann R. Dailey, 1999-2003, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.

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