Victoria A. Callagan, EdD, RN

Dr. Victoria Callagan is the Associate Dean of Nursing for Curriculum and a Director of the ADN Program at Maria College. Prior to teaching she practiced in acute care as a medical-surgical nurse and then for many years in long-term care as a Certified Gerontological Nurse in various practice, administrative, and teaching roles. She traveled to Brazil several times to participate in health care mission trips where she provided health care and health teaching to the indigenous peoples living along the Amazon River. Dr. Callagan is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing and serves as the current Omicron Sigma Chapter President.

Education

EdD in Health Professions at The College of Saint Mary, Omaha, Nebraska
MS in Nursing Education at SUNY Institute of Technology, Utica-Rome, New York
BS in Nursing at SUNY Institute of Technology, Utica-Rome, New York

Professional Affiliations

  • Diploma in Nursing at Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing, Troy, New York
  • Active New York State Nursing License
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing; Omicron Sigma, Chapter President
  • American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC) Gerontological Nurse Certification
  • Basic Life Support (BLS), American Heart Association

Dissertation:

Callagan, V. (2018). The Influence of Conceptual Learning on Critical Thinking Development for Nursing Students (Doctoral Dissertation). Retrieved from http://www.csm.edu/student-life/library/dissertations-theses

Contact
(518) 861-2541
vcallagan@mariacollege.edu