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Anne Victoria Thiel-Barrett

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Ann V. Thiel-Barrett


Assistant Clinical Professor

Undergraduate Nursing

Ann Victoria (Tori) Thiel-Barrett is an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions. Thiel-Barrett 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, Thiel-Barrett has over 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. Thiel-Barrett 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.

Academic Distinctions

  • Drexel University (College of Nursing) Didactic Teaching Excellence 
  • Drexel University (College of Nursing) Adjunct Clinical Teaching Award
  • Daisy Faculty Award
  • Received yearly recognitions for outstanding teaching including creativity and innovation in teaching.

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 Association of Nurse Practitioners
National League of Nursing

Research Interests

Curriculum Development, Clinical Simulation and student testing–taking and studying patterns


Family Health, Nursing Education & Curriculum Development.
  • Chatham University – Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • Alleghany (Hahnemann) University – Post Master Certificate – Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Villanova University – Master of Science in Nursing – Major: Curriculum Development
  • Hahnemann University – Bachelors of Science in Nursing
  • Hahnemann University - Associate Degree in Nursing