Ann Buttner, Ph.D., Joins Nursing Faculty
Immaculata University announces that Ann Danielle Buttner, Ph.D., RN, CNE of North Wales, PA, has joined the faculty of the Division of Nursing as assistant professor. Dr. Buttner will be teaching in the undergraduate and graduate programs.
Most recently, Dr. Buttner served as the associate dean for the School of Nursing and Allied Health Professions at Holy Family University. She has also taught at Abington Memorial Hospital’s Dixon School of Nursing as the psychiatric-mental health and community nursing course coordinator and for Creighton University’s School of Nursing in Nebraska as assistant professor of Nursing. Before her teaching career, Buttner was a staff nurse for several institutions across the United States including as a member of the USAF Nurse Corp as 1st Lt. at Mountain Home Air Force Base in Idaho.
As a dynamic presenter, Buttner has given presentations on topics such as an application of a model of care management and outcomes improvement as a teaching strategy in nursing education; older women’s perception of physical activity and exercise; and changes in nursing students’ attitudes toward aging after completing a gerontological nursing course.
Buttner received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Gwynedd-Mercy University and earned three master’s degrees in Psychology, Guidance and Counseling from the University of Northern Colorado; a Master of Public Administration from Troy University; and a Master of Science in Nursing from Creighton University. She then received her Ph.D. from the College of Education and Human Sciences from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.
“I am excited and honored to be a part of such an inspiring and dynamic educational environment,” commented Buttner on her appointment at Immaculata University.
Immaculata University is a Catholic, coeducational institution of higher learning, located on the Main Line between Malvern and Exton, 20 miles west of Philadelphia.