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Marianne T. Marcus , Ed.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.
John P. McGovern Distinguished Professor of Addiction Nursing, Assistant Dean and Department Chair, Director-Center for Substance Abuse Education, Prevention and Research
Department of Nursing Systems, School of Nursing
UT Health Science Center at Houston
Nursing education occurs in many clinical settings and communities where patients need empathic physical and emotional support. I seek to convey to my students the tremendous privilege and responsibility our profession has to bring evidenced-based skills and compassionate attitudes to our patients. A major focus of my teaching continues to be increasing interprofessional curricula related to substance use disorders, promoting prevention, screening and treatment for this important health problem.