Mary L. Jahrsdoerfer, PhD, RN
Clinical Assistant Professor and Program Director
College of Nursing and Public Health
With over 20 years of experience in hospital leadership and complex program development, Dr. Jahrsdoerfer’s career interests grew to emerging healthcare technologies specific to patient safety. In addition to her role at Adelphi, she serves as the senior advisor of clinical informatics at Bernoulli Healthcare. She previously held the role of chief nursing officer at Extension Healthcare, a mobile Health IT company, where her strategic intent was to cultivate understanding amongst hospital leaders among the current paradigm shift in the way patient information is safely disseminated.
Her research intent is to demonstrate that by simultaneously analyzing disparate clinical data points, a predictive warning may be communicated to clinical staff prior to a serious adverse patient event. She has experience conducting evidence-based research, publishing in peer-reviewed journals and speaking publicly to convey her message.
Dr. Jahrsdoerfer holds a PhD from UMass Amherst, an MHA from Long Island University as well as a BSN from Stony Brook University. Additionally, she is a Registered Nurse, a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society and a Fellow of the NY Academy of Medicine.