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Dana Kemery

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Dana Kemery


Director of Innovative Course Design and Technological Infusion, Associate Clinical Professor

Undergraduate Nursing
RN-BSN Completion Department

Dana Kemery, EdD, is the director of Innovative Course Design and Technological Infusion and an associate clinical professor at Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions. She earned her ADN from Helene Fuld School of Nursing, her BSN and MSN in Nursing Education from Drexel University and her EdD in Educational Leadership from Rowan University. Kemery worked for over 25 years as an emergency department nurse and maintains certifications in adult and pediatric emergency nursing. Kemery is a University Online Fellow, supporting learning online and digitally enhanced educational environments across the university. She regularly presents at educational conferences focusing on novel technology use in synchronous and asynchronous environments. As a Quality Matters master reviewer, she has reviewed more than ten online and blended courses both internal and external to Drexel University focusing on online quality and the learner experience. Additionally, she is an APPQMR facilitator through Quality Matters. Kemery is certified as a nurse educator, co-chair of the CNHP Master Teachers’ Guild and a member of the Teaching Academy at Drexel University. She is a peer reviewer for the Journal of Emergency Nursing and the Journal of Educators Online, focusing on manuscripts showcasing integration of novel technologies into academics and practice. Kemery is a member of the Emergency Nurses Association, the New Jersey Emergency Nurses’ Association and Sigma Theta Tau. As a past member of the Emergency Nurses Association’s Institute for Emergency Nursing Education Advisory Council, she worked to inform the creation of engaging interactive asynchronous courses for emergency nurses.

Academic Distinctions

Larry Markus Award for Excellence in Educational Leadership, Doctoral Studies, Rowan University, College of Education, 2017

Faculty Fellowships

Online Learning Council Fellow

Professional Society

Emergency Nurses Association
New Jersey Emergency Nurses Association
Sigma Theta Tau
Alpha Epsilon Lamda, Honor Society of Graduate and Professional School Students

Selected Publications

Serembus, J. F., & Kemery, D. C. (Published ahead of Print, August 2020). Creating a dynamic learning environment with Zoom. Nurse Educator, 45(6).

Kemery, D.C., Goldschmidt, K., & Krause, L. (2020). How race car technology keeps babies safe. Journal of Pediatric Nursing 52, 95-97. doi: 10.1016/j.pedn.2020.02.007

Kemery, D. C. & Serembus, J. F. (2018). An innovative approach to onboarding and supporting adjunct faculty in nursing. Nursing Education Perspectives: The Research Journal for the National League for Nursing 40, (4), 250-251. doi: 10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000353

Grant participation:

Independence Blue Cross Community Innovations Grant; Del Mar Health Foundation

Research Interests

Student engagement and retention, professional development, novel technology use


Emergency, Education

EdD Educational Leadership, Rowan University

MSN Faculty Role, Drexel University

BSN, Drexel University

AS, Camden County College

Diploma in Nursing, Helene Fuld School of Nursing in Camden County