School of Nursing Names Two New Faculty Members


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Posted: 8/29/2003

The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing welcomes two new faculty members this month: Marguerite Kearney, DNSc, RN, FAAN, and Julie Stanik-Hutt, PhD, ACNP. Both Dr. Kearney and Dr. Stanik-Hutt come to the School of Nursing from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

Dr. Kearney served on the faculty in the School of Medicine Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine for three years. She now has a primary appointment on the School of Nursing faculty while she continues to hold a joint appointment with the School of Medicine. Dr. Kearney is a bench researcher whose area of expertise is pathophysiology. Her work is almost fully funded by the National Institutes of Health. She currently is investigating the effects of cerebral ischemia on platelet function and hormone status.

Dr. Kearney is a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and a member of the American Nurses Association, the Association of Military Surgeons of the U.S., and the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. She has been a Nurse Corps Officer in the United States Navy Reserve since 1987. Prior to joining Hopkins, Dr. Kearney taught masters and doctoral students in trauma critical care at the University of Maryland School of Nursing.

Dr. Stanik-Hutt became an adjunct faculty member with the School of Nursing last year while serving as an acute care nurse practitioner in the School of Medicine lung transplant program. She is now a full-time assistant professor at the School of Nursing, teaching students in the acute care nurse practitioner program. She continues to practice at the School of Medicine in the Emergency Department/Emergency Acute Care Unit. Dr. Stanik-Hutt’s field of research is pain management in critically ill patients.

Dr. Stanik-Hutt is the legislative chair for the Nurse Practitioner Association of Maryland and a member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine. Before coming to Johns Hopkins, Dr. Stanik-Hutt taught and practiced at the University of Maryland School of Nursing and the University of Maryland Medical System.