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Anne Victoria Thiel-Barrett

Ann Victoria Thiel-Barrett


Assistant Clinical Professor

Undergraduate Nursing

267.359.5682 P
Three Parkway Building, Room 983

Ann Victoria (Tori) Thiel-Barrett is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions. Tori received a Masters Degree with an emphasis in nursing education and curriculum development. This interest in teaching continued into her doctoral program that focused on the effects of simulation on student learning. Besides the varied clinical background as a Pediatric Nurse and a Family Nurse Practitioner, Tori has nearly thirty years of teaching experience in Medical-Surgical and Pediatric Nursing. This includes teaching at Drexel University in an adjunct role for four years before joining the faculty full-time in 2006. She also has served as coordinator of a nursing program for many years before coming to Drexel University. Tori incorporates various educational formats in the classroom that reflect student-centered learning. She is presently a resource for faculty in the use of an on-line student remediation program and is a frontrunner in the use of an interactive on-line student polling system. Tori has developed a special interest in identifying individual student testing issues stemming from her experience in providing test-taking strategies and remediation assistance to students. She also has coordinated and assisted in the development of the Collaborative Simulation Experience incorporating holistic concepts from several clinical courses.


Family Health, Nursing Education & Curriculum Development.

Research Interests:

Identifying student testing issues, Enhancing clinical judgment in students through the use of simulation.

Academic Distinctions:

Drexel University (College of Nursing) Didactic Teaching Excellence

Drexel University (College of Nursing) Adjunct Clinical Teaching Award

Dragon Award (Drexel University College of Nursing)

                     2015 – Recognition for Outstanding Teaching Evaluations

                     2014 – Recognition for Outstanding Teaching Evaluations

                     2014 – Recognition for Creativity and Innovation

                     2014 – Recognition for Stepping up to the Plate

Professional Society:

Sigma Theta Tau (Nu Eta Chapter): Hahnemann University
Sigma Theta Tau (Chi Zeta Chapter): Chatham University
American Nurses Association
National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
National League of Nursing