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Catherine Quay MSN, RN-BC

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Catherine Quay


Assistant Clinical Professor
Undergraduate Nursing

Catherine Quay MSN, RN-BC, CNE is an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions. Quay received a master’s degree as a family nurse practitioner from Pace University and is a certified gerontological nurse. She has over 19 years of experience in nursing education, in both the collegiate setting and in nursing professional development. Her bedside nursing experience over the past 22 years has included solid organ transplant, renal and liver medicine, vascular surgery and orthopedics. Quay is a certified dementia care specialist with the Crisis Prevention Institute and has trained several hundred healthcare workers and family members on caring for individuals with dementia. Quay joined Drexel University in an adjunct role in 2017 prior to taking a full-time faculty position in January 2019.

Professional Society

Sigma Theta Tau

Doctor of Education – EdD, Nursing Education, 2019 – 2024
Teachers College, Columbia University
New York, NY

Master of Science, Family Practice Nurse/Nursing, 1998 – 2000
Pace University
New York, NY

Associate of Arts and Sciences (AAS), Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, 1996 – 1998
SUNY Orange
Middletown, New Yor

Bachelor of Science, Business Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, 1990 – 1994
SUNY Geneseo
Geneseo, NY