About Marianne R. Jeffreys, EdD, RN

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  • Recipient of AJN Book of the Year Award for her book Teaching Cultural Competence in Nursing and Health Care: Inquiry, Action, and Innovation (1st Edition)
  • Selected as "Consultant of the Month" (December 2007) by National Center for Cultural Competence
  • Transcultural Nursing Scholar
  • Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine
  • 2 Post–doctoral Research Awards from Teachers College, Columbia University NEAA for research on
    • Cultural Competence, self–efficacy, teaching, psychometrics
    • Nontraditional nursing student achievement and retention
  • Recipient of numerous awards, including the international Leininger Award for Excellence in Transcultural Nursing
  • Author of Nursing Student Retention: Understanding the Process and Making a Difference, numerous book chapters, journal articles, and videos.
  • Consultant for grant–funded projects (HRSA, Kellogg) as well as institutional workshops
  • Member of Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education, Columbia University Chapter
  • Member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society in Nursing, Mu Upsilon Chapter
  • Graduate nursing degrees (MA, MEd, EdD) from Teachers College, Columbia University