Mary E. Kerr, PhD, RN, FAAN, FCCM

May L. Wykle Endowed Professor
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing

Teaching Information

Teaching Interests

  • Neuroscience Nursing
  • Critical Care Nursing

Research Information

Research Interests

  • Maximizing perfusion following subarachnoid hemorrhage and traumatic brain injury
  • Critical care and Neuroscience Nursing

Research Projects

  • Principal Investigator: "Methods of Predicting Delayed Cerebral Ischemia in SAH," R01NR04339-01 NIH, National Institute of Nursing Research (1999-2004)
  • Principal Investigator: "The Effect of ApoE on Outcomes in TBI Adults," R01NR04801, National Institute of Nursing Research (1999-2004)
  • Principal Investigator: Role of 20-HETE on Vasospasm-Induced Ischemia after SAH, R01 NR004339-05, National Institute of Nursing Research (2004-2009)
  • Co-Principal Investigator: Myocardial Ischemia and Vasospasm in Aneurysmal SAH, R01 HL074316-01A1, The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (2004-2009)



Doctor of Philosophy
Case Western Reserve University
Master of Nursing Education
Medical-Surgical Nursing
University of Pittsburgh
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
University of Slippery Rock
Butler County Memorial Hospital