School of Nursing

Nancy R. Ahern, PhD, RN, FNAP

Interim Associate Director for Undergraduate Programs

Associate Professor

Office: McNeill Hall 3083
Phone: (910) 962-2627


  • PhD in Nursing Science, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
  • MSN, with CNS Maternal-Child Concentration, University of Delaware, Newark, DE
  • MEd, with a minor in Psychology, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD
  • BSN, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

Research Interest(s)

  • Risky Adolescent Behavior
  • Risk and Resilience of Adolescent College Students
  • Nursing Education – Applied Learning and Pedagogies
  • Maternal-Fetal Attachment

Community Engagement

  • ETEAL Advisory Board
  • National Academies of Practice, Co-chair Nursing Membership Committee
  • Multiple committee involvement at the university, College, and school levels
  • Member of Numerous Professional organizations
  • Manuscript Reviewer for Numerous Professional Journals