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Al Rundio

PhD, DNP, RN, APRN-BC, NEA-BC, CARN-AP, FNAP, FIAAN, FAAN

Associate Dean for Nursing & CNE, Chief Academic Nursing Officer, Clinical Professor of Nursing


Division of Graduate Nursing
Doctor of Nursing Practice Department
Division of Undergraduate Nursing

267.359.5873 P

aar27@drexel.edu
Three Parkway, 1012

Dr. Rundio has held various faculty positions in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He has taught across the curriculum in BSN Programs and Graduate Nursing Programs. 
Dr. Rundio practices part-time as a nurse practitioner in a chemical dependency treatment center in southern New Jersey. 
 
An experienced clinician, administrator, and educator, Dr. Rundio is the former Vice President of Nursing at Shore Memorial Hospital (now Shore Medical Center), Somers Point, New Jersey. 
 
Dr. Rundio was awarded the Governor’s Nursing Merit Award for Advanced Practice Nursing in New Jersey in 1999 by Governor Christine Todd Whitman, former governor of New Jersey. He received the DON award from the Institute Foundation of Nursing on October 24, 2012 for positively impacting nursing in New Jersey.
 
Dr. Rundio was inducted into the National Academies of Practice in 1999; the International Academy of Addictions Nursing in 2014 and the American Academy of Nursing in 2015. 
 
Dr. Rundio has conducted certification review courses preparing nurses for certification in medical-surgical nursing, addictions nursing, advanced practice nursing and nursing administration.
 
Dr. Rundio is a Past President of the International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA). 
 
Dr. Rundio was appointed as a Hospital Trustee on the Inspira Health System board in 2015.
 
Dr. Rundio is the co-author of the Nurse Executive Review and Resource Manual 1st, 2nd and 3rd Editions published by the American Nurses Association. Dr. Rundio is the author of the Nurse Managers Guide for Budgeting & Finance 1st and 2nd Editions published by Sigma Theta Tau. Dr. Rundio is lead Editor and Author of the Doctor of Nursing Practice – Nurse Executive Role, published by Lippincott, which is the first book on the DNP Nurse Executive Role in the nation. Dr. Rundio is lead editor and an author in Core Curriculum on Addictions Nursing published by Lippincott. He is also the lead editor and an author of Addictions Nursing published by Nursing Clinics of North America. Dr. Rundio is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Addictions Nursing. He is currently the Column Editor of "Nurse Storytelling" in this journal. 

Specialization:

Nursing and Health Care Administration, Adult Acute and Primary Care, Addictions Nursing, Infection Control/Infectious Diseases

Research Interests:

Transference of Dependencies from Bariatric Surgical Procedures
Relapse Prevention in Chemically Addicted Clients

Academic Distinctions:

Fellow National Academies of Practice
Fellow International Academy of Addictions Nursing
Fellow American Academy of Nursing

Professional Society:

American Academy of Nursing
National Academy of Practice
International Academy of Addictions Nursing
American Nurses Association
New Jersey State Nurses Association
International Nurses Society on Addictions
American Academy of Men in Nursing
American Organization of Nurse Executives
American Society of Addiction Medicine