Marlene Adams

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
College of Health Sciences

University of Delaware

307 McDowell Hall
25 North College Avenue
Newark, DE 19716

Phone: (302) 831- 8394
Fax: (302) 831- 2382

  • Fellow, NIH/NINR Summer Genetics Institute, 2007
    PhD, University of Maryland, Baltimore, 1997
    MS, University of Maryland, Baltimore, 1993
    BSN, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 1991
    Diploma, Maryland General Hospital School of Nursing, 1985

Research Overview:

A University of Delaware faculty member since spring 2006, Dr. Adams teaches both undergraduate and graduate level psychiatric and mental health nursing theory and clinical courses, and has mentored a group of undergraduate students through a research project.  She has also held staff nurse positions in medical and psychiatric settings, worked as a psychiatric clinical nurse specialist, taught community health nursing in an RN to BSN program, and functioned as the assistant director for the accreditation program at the American Nurses Credentialing Center.   Her research interests are genomics, gene-environment interactions, premenstrual syndrome, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, and perimenopausal depression.  She is a member of the Eastern Nursing Research Society.