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Bio photo: Marcia Gamaly, RN-BC, MSN, MHA, CEN, CBN, PCCN

Contact Information

Marcia Gamaly


Assistant Clinical Professor

Graduate Nursing
Advanced Role MSN Department

Marcia Gamaly, PhD(c) is an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions at Drexel University where she is currently teaching in the MSN program. She received her BSN from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT, her MHA from Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, CT and her MSN from Drexel University. She plans to complete her PhD from Villanova University in 2020, specializing in online clinical nursing education. Her clinical practice areas have included emergency, critical care, stroke, orthopedics and med-surg nursing. She has worked as a clinical nurse educator, in staff development and as adjunct nursing faculty.

Professional Society

American Nurses Association, Emergency Nurses Association, Association of Critical Care Nurses

Selected Publications

Gamaly, M. (2019). Trauma in the bariatric patient. In K. A. McQuillan & M.B.F. Makic (Eds.), Trauma nursing: From resuscitation through rehabilitation (5th ed.). Elsevier.

Editorial review board membership:

Evolving Voices in Education – Peer reviewed journal

Research Interests

Nursing education, online nursing education, obesity bias


Nursing education, bias in nursing

Villanova University, Villanova, PA
Anticipate dissertation defense by December 2020
Topic: “Comparing the Effectiveness of Self-Directed and Interactive Online Educational
Interventions to Reduce Obesity Bias of Nurses in the Hospital Setting”

Masters of Science in Nursing/Nursing Education and Faculty Role
Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Graduated 2013

Masters of Hospital Administration
Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT
Graduated 2005

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT
Graduated 2001

Associate of Science in Nursing
Norwalk Community-Technical College, Norwalk, CT
Graduated 1996