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Emma Mangano, DNP, PMHNP-BC

Assistant Professor
Emma Mangano
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Specialties and Expertise

  • Disaster Prep
  • Emergency
  • Gerontology
  • Mental Health
  • Resilience/Stress Coping
  • Substance Use/Addiction


Emma Mangano is a family psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioner with more than 10 years of clinical experience. Dr. Mangano's areas of expertise include inpatient and emergency psychiatry, dual diagnosis, and geriatric behavioral health. Her clinical focus while working in the emergency department has been on the care of boarding patients and advocating for more timely admissions to the inpatient units. Her DNP QI project focused on improving the care of psychotic patients boarding in the ED. It is her goal to bring the passion she has for mental health, evidence-based practice, and teaching into her role as assistant professor.

Additional Resources

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  • Publications/Research

    Kverno, K. & Mangano, E. (2021). Treatment-resistant depression: approaches to treatment. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, 59(9), 7-11.

    Kverno, K. & Mangano, E. (2021). Psychiatric emergencies and the potential role for psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, 59(3), 7-12.

    Mangano, E., Gonzalez, Y., & Kverno, K. (2020). Challenges faced by new PMHNP prescribers. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, 58(10), 7-11.

  • Awards/Honors

    2021  MHEC New Nurse Faculty Fellowship Award

    2018  Miller Coulson NP/PA Clinical Excellence Award, Miller Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence (MCACE)

    2018  Johns Hopkins University Merit Scholarship

    2013  Excellence in Psychiatric Nursing Award, University of Maryland