Marcia Lorimer received her undergraduate degree in nursing from the City College of New York and her MSN in mental health/psychiatric nursing from the University of Virginia. Trained as a pediatric nurse practitioner at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, she is board certified by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board. She is a member of ANA, NCNA, NAPNAP, Sigma Theta Tau, and the Association of Faculties of Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and Associate Programs. She was awarded “Nurse of the Year” by the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation in 1996.
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Marcia S. Lorimer, MSN, RN, CPNP
Academic Program Affiliations
- Master of Science in Nursing Program
- MSN - University of Virginia School of Nursing
Marcia Lorimer's research interests include pediatric nursing, nurse practitioners, and early intervention in education.
Awards and Honors
- 2010 || Fellow, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
- 2010 || Member, Who's Who Among American Nurses
- 2010 || Member, Who's Who Among American Women
- 2001 || Leadership Award, Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America. Inc.
- 2001 || MGnet Award, Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America. Inc.
- 1996 || Nurses' Award, Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, Inc.
- 1996 || Inducted, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
Areas of Expertise
- Pediatric Nursing
2010 -- Neuromuscular disorders of the nervous system: Neuromuscular junction. In AAAN Core Curriculum for Neuroscience Nursing edited by Bader, M. K., Littlejohns, I.. 2010; : American Association of Neuroscience Nurses. 2010
2008 -- Neuromuscular junction and muscle disease. In Neuroscience Nursing: A Spectrum of Care edited by Barker, E.. 2008; : Elsevier. 2008
2006 -- Living with MG: how do I help my children understand? Foundation Focus. Spring, 2006 5-6
2004 -- Myasthenia gravis. In Core curriculum for neuroscience nursing edited by Bader, M. K. and Littlejohns, L.. 2004; : American Association of Neuroscience Nurses. 2004
2002 -- Myasthenia gravis: Overview, clinical manifestations, assessment & management. 2002
1995 -- PubMed # : 7629683 Transition planning in early intervention: nurse practitioner implications. J Pediatr Health Care. 9(4); 172-7
1995 -- Asthma: New information for the early interventionist. Topics in Early Childhood Special Education. 1995 15(1); 32-43
Grant Funding (Selected)
Mental Health Assessment for Pediatric Advance Practice NursesHealth Resources and Service Administration (HRSA)DO9-HP07988-0101/2007 to 12/2010Role: PI
Three year grant to educate nurses through innovative and strengthened Pediatric Nurse Practitioner specialty curriculum in the MSN Porgram. Mental health content and clinical site rotations will be threaded into the curriculum.
Pediatric Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner for FNPsHealth Resources and Service Administration (HRSA)AEN 3371807/2006 to 06/2009Role: Faculty
To offer a creative and innovative educational solution using distance-learning technologies to meet the needs of full-time FNPs working in pediatric acute care
Combined NNP/PNP Program for Rural HealthDepartment of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Division of NursingD09-HP00189-0107/2001 to 06/2004Role: Faculty
Three year grant to educate nurses at the Master’s level.
Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner ProgramDepartment of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Division of Nursing1D23-NU01339-0107/1999 to 06/2002Role: Faculty
A three year grant to educate nurses at the Master’s level in the Pedatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner specialty.
Neonatal Nursing Practitioner.Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Division of Nursing1D23-NU01231-0107/1997 to 07/2000Role: Faculty
A three year grant to educate nurses at the Master’s level in the Neonatal Nursing Practitioner specialty.
Childhood Obesity: A Preventive Strategy in a Daycare PopulationInstitute of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill07/1994 to 07/1995Role: Co-I
Early Intervention Support to Substance Exposed Young Children and Their FamiliesTriangle Community Foundation, Research Triangle Park, NC07/1994 to 07/1995Role: Co-I