Mary S. Koithan, PhD, RN, CNS-BC, FAAN

Mary S. Koithan, PhD, RN, CNS-BC, FAAN
Associate Dean, Professional and Community Engagement
Associate Professor
520-626-2036
Nursing (#203)
Room Number: 
103

Research and Clinical:

Research and Clinical Interest: 
Responses to integrative nursing and integrative therapeutics
Integrative oncology and survivorship wellbeing
Care delivery models for whole systems of care (e.g., homeopathy, naturopathy)
Preparing faculties to teach integrative nursing across academic programs
Novel methodological approaches consistent with complex systems science
Clinical Expertise: 

 

  • ANCC certification in:
    • Home Health Nursing, Clinical Specialist
    • Case Management
  • Clinical Expertise in:
    • Integrative Nursing
    • Chronic Care Management
    • Care Coordination
  • Integrative Therapies Expertise in:
    • Reiki (Master Level)
    • Therapeutic Touch
    • Mindfulness meditation
    • Heart-centered meditation
    • Homeopathy
Research & Scholarship: 

My scholarship is focused on the effectivness of and responses to complex systems of care including integrative oncology and survivor wellbeing, integrative nursing and wellbeing in chronically ill populations, homeopathy, and care coordination delivered by professional as well as lay providers.  I am also interested in novel methodological approaches consistent with complex systems science.

All Funding: 
Funding Source
1/1/2003-11/30/2004
Patient & Provider Perspectives on Homeopathic Treatment - PI: Iris Bell
National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine
PI
11/1/1999-5/31/2000
Indicators of HIV Wasting Syndrome
Sierra Community Healthcare Foundation (SCHF)
PI
10/1/1999-9/30/2000
Indicators of HIV Wasting Syndrome
American Nurses Foundation
PI
Publications: 
2015 (in press)
Honors and Awards: 
2014
Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing
2010
Research Mentor Award, Scottsdale Healthcare
2005
Distinguished Lecturer, American Association for Nurses in AIDS Care
2003
Excellence in Education, Beta Mu Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau
Education: 
Institution/LocationDegreeAttendedField of Study
University of Arizona, College of Medicine
Post doc
2006-2007
Complementary and Alternative Medicine Research
University of Colorado
PhD
1994
Nursing
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
MSN
1986
Clinical Specialist - Chronic Illness Management; Minor: Adult Education
University of Cincinnati
BSN
1978