Nursing Faculty & Staff

Ann Marie Kriebel-Gasparro, DrNP, MSN, CRNP, GNP-BC, FNP-BC

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Director, DNP Program


Educational Background 

  • 2009-2014   DrNP   Drexel University Doctor of Nursing
  • 2008-2009   14 Cr.   Drexel University, Certificate in Clinical Trials Research
  • 1995-1997   MSN   Hahnemann University-Family Nurse Practitioner Program
  • 1992-1994   BSN   Gwynedd Mercy College
  • 1989-1991   ADN   Bucks County Community College
  • 1984-1985   LPN   Bloomsburg University; Danville Practical Nursing Program

Courses Taught

  • NUR 316 Health Assess/Lifespan for Prof Nurses Mod2
  • NUR 311 Health Assessment Across/Life Span Lab
  • NUR 595 Adv Health Assess Diagnostic Reasoning
  • NUR 585 Adv Clinical Pharmacology
  • NUR 575 Advanced Role Development: BSN to DNP
  • NUR 602 Introduction to Primary Care for AGNPs
  • NUR 604 AGNP I Clinical Practicum for NPs
  • NUR 605 Primary Care of the Elderly


  • Kriebel-Gasparro, A., & Doll-Shaw, M. (2017). Integration of Palliative Care into a Nurse Practitioner‒Doctor of Nursing Practice Program: A 2-year Project. Journal for Nurse Practitioners, By Faculty for Faculty. Retrieved from
  • Kriebel-Gasparro, A.M. (2015). Parkinson’s disease: Medication update. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners.
  • Kriebel-Gasparro, A. M. (2015). Innovations in Mental Health Care: Advanced Practice Registered Nurses: The Gateway to Screening for Bipolar Disorder in Primary Care. The Open Nursing Journal.
  • Kriebel-Gasparro, A. (2013). Practice doctorate vs. the research doctorate: Which to choose?
    • Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners Summer Newsletter, June, 2013.
  • Kriebel-Gasparro, A. (2012). Practice doctorate vs. the research doctorate: Which to choose? GAPNA Newsletter: the official newsletter of the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association, 31(4), 8.
  • Kriebel-Gasparro, A.M., (2011), Case Study Discussion of Alleged Age Discrimination in Smith Glasgow, M.E., Dreher, H.M., & Oxholm, C. Legal issues confronting today’s nursing faculty: A case-study approach. Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis Publishing Company
  • Kriebel-Gasparro, Gill, T, McAleer, C. (2014). Chronic Pain: A Discussion of Non-malignant Pain Syndromes. The Official Publication of the Delaware Nurses Association


  • 2018   AACN 2018 Doctoral Education Conference; "Outcomes of the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Degree II: a National Survey from the AANP 2017 Conference. Poster Presentation; Naples Grande Beach Resort in Naples, FL.
  • 2018   AANP Conference; Legal Implications of Elder Abuse; 75-minute podium abstract submitted, (pending acceptance.)
  • 2017   Delaware Nurses Association, Christiana Hospital. Podium; Outcomes of the DNP II; results of data collection at the 2017 AANP Conference
  • 2017   NONPF Annual conference, Washington, DC, April, 2017. Poster; Benefits of the DNP; results of a national survey and focus group.
  • 2016   Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners Annual Conference, Workshop, Call to Action: NP Clinical Precepting. DeSimone, E., Kriebel-Gasparro, A.M; Todd, B. 3 CEU.
  • 2016   AANP Annual Conference: Primary Care of the Parkinson’s disease patient. San Antonio, TX. 75-minute Podium presentation.
  • 2016   AANP Annual Conference: Integrating End of Life into Advanced Practice Nursing Education. San Antonio, TX. 30-minute Podium presentation.
  • 2015   Sigma Theta Tau International 26th International Nursing Research Congress, San Juan, PR; Promoting Mental Health Globally: Exploration of the Impact of Screening on the Outcomes of Bipolar Disorders: A Mixed Methods Study
  • 2015   Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners Annual Conference, Lancaster, PA. Poster, Integrating Palliative Care into a NP-DNP program.
  • 2015   Sen. Shirley Kitchen & the Juanita Rowe Foundation, Philadelphia, PA. ‘The Changing of Life’ for women; Symposium; panel speaker.
  • 2015   GAPNA Conference, San Antonio, TX; Creating a Culture of Excellence in the Care of Older Adults; poster presentation, Integrating Palliative Care Education into a Nurse Practitioner Program.
  • 2015   AANP Conference, New Orleans, LA; 6-Minute Lecture, Lobby! A Day of Political Activism for NP Students.
  • 2014   Temple University Evidence-Based Conference (Keynote): APRNs Screening for Bipolar Disorder: results of a mixed methods study.
  • 2014   Drexel University, APRNs Knowledge of Bipolar Disorder in the Primary Care Setting, Barriers and Facilitators to Screening. Doctoral Dissertation Final Defense.
  • 2014   Delaware Nurses Association Conference 2014; AHRQ on Comparative Effectiveness Research. Poster Presentation, APRNs Knowledge of Bipolar Disorders, and Perceived Barriers and Facilitators to Screening for BPD in Primary Care Settings.
  • 2014   Temple University, Panel Speaker, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences Therapeutic Recreation Program, Introduction to Health Professions
  • 2014   Drexel University CNHP Alumni Network & Student Senate Alumni / Student Career Networking Resources Event, Invited Panel Speaker
  • 2013   Gruss, V. & Maier-O’Shea, K. (organizers); Bowers, M. T., Flattes, V. J., Hain, D. J., Harris, M., Kriebel-Gasparro, A. M., Miller, J., Moccia, J. M., Sabol, V., Vermeesch, P., & Wang, C-E. H. (facilitators). (2013). Research symposium. Pre-Conference Presentation (3 hours, 2.5 CEU), Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA) 32nd Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, Sept, 2013. Abstract:
  • 2013   Christiana Care Health System, John H. Ammon Medical Education Center, Newark, DE; Bipolar Disorder in the Elderly
  • 2012   Maier-O’Shea, K. (organizer); Gruss, V., Harris, M., Kriebel-Gasparro, A. M., Miller, J., Moccia, J. M., Sabol, V., & Wang, C-E. H. (facilitators). (2012). Developing an evidence-based practice project in the real world. Pre-Conference Presentation (3.75 hours, 3 CEU), Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA) 31st Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV, September, 2012.
  • 2012   GAPNA National Conference, Las Vegas; 60-minute Podium Presentation: Bipolar Disorder in the Elderly.
  • 2012   Drexel University, Poster Presentation for Research Day, a Mixed Methods Study of APRNs Screening for Bipolar Disorder in Primary Care.
  • 2011   The 2nd International Conference on Professional Doctorates, Edinburgh, Scotland
    • Poster presentation: Advanced Practice Nurses Screening for Bipolar Disorder: A Public Health Problem in the U.S. A Doctoral Thesis
    • Co-author; Podium Presentation: Addressing the Critical Nursing Educator Shortage: DrNP v. DNP
  • 2011   Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. Emotional Extremes: Bipolar Disorder.
  • 2011   Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners, Southern Chester Co. Chapter; Poster Presentation APNs Screening for Bipolar Disorder: A Doctoral Dissertation in Process.
  • 2008   Cooper University Hospital, Epilepsy and AEDs: Nursing Neurology Education Day.
  • 2007   Unitarian Restoration Church of Germantown, PA: End of Life Decisions from a Legal and Medical Perspective. Co-presented with Robert Gasparro, Esquire.
  • 2006   Neurological Education Day, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ: NIH Stroke Scale.
  • 2006   Funeral Consumer Alliance Meeting: Philadelphia, PA: Medical and Legal Issues of End of Life Decisions—Advance Medical Directives. Co-presented with Robert Gasparro, Esquire.
  • 2006   Pennsylvania Oncology Hematology Associates, Palliative Care Meeting: Case Study of a Young Woman with Terminal Metastatic Breast Cancer.
  • 2004   American College of Nurse Practitioners National Conference, Philadelphia Convention Center; Bleeding Disorders in Women.
  • 2004   Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA; von Willebrand Disease: A Bleeding Disorder.
  • 2004   Recombinant Therapy Workshop, Phoenix, AZ; Case Study: A Patient with von Willebrand Disease and Mild Hemophilia A.
  • 2003   National Hemophilia Foundation Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah; Nursing Case Studies: Inhibitors.
  • 2003   The 3rd International Physicians Development in Hemophilia Care Program; Philadelphia Heart Institute, Care of the Hemophilia Patient with HIV and Hepatitis C.
  • 2003   National Hemophilia Foundation “On the Road”, Philadelphia, PA; Discussion on HIV
  • 2002   Penn Home Infusion Therapy, King of Prussia, PA; Hemophilia, von Willebrand disease, and Infusing the Patient at Home.
  • 2000   HOPE Clinic; HIV & STD Prevention.
  • 1998 – 2001 HOPE Clinic, Philadelphia, PA: Diet Strategies for Hypertension in African Americans; ongoing monthly classes.


  • 2011-2017   GAPNA Research Committee; research abstract reviewer; poster & podium presentation reviewer / judge
  • 2017   Journal for Nurse Practitioners, Falls in an Elderly Patient.
  • 2016   American Association of Colleges of Nursing, abstract reviewer; Excellence in Advancing Nursing Practice Award
  • 2016   American Association of Nurse Practitioners Nursing Research; research proposal presented at the 1st Annual “Shark Tank”: Screening for Bipolar Disorder in a Primary Care Practice
  • 2016   Reviewer; National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty, Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner curriculum
  • 2016   Grant reviewer: HRSA Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention – Bachelor of Science in Nursing Practicums in Community Settings
  • 2016   Grant reviewer: HRSA Nurse Education Practice Quality and Retention – Behavioral Health Integration
  • 2016   Grant reviewer; HRSA Advanced Nursing Education Workforce (ANEW)
  • 2016   Grant reviewer: HRSA Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students
  • 2016   Chapter reviewer: DNP Role Development for Doctoral Advanced Nursing Practice; Glasgow, M.E.; Dreher, H.M.
  • 2015   Abstract Reviewer, NONPF 42nd Annual Conference.
  • 2015   Manuscript review, Clinician Reviews; Bacterial Vaginosis
  • 2015   Book Chapter Reviewer, Jones & Bartlett; Clinical Decision Making for Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioners
  • 2014   Manuscript review; Journal for Nurse Practitioners (JNP). Diagnosis and Management of Cognitive Impairment in Parkinson's disease
  • 2014   AANP Nursing Research Focus Group participant (AANP Annual Conference); Defining NP Research in AANP
  • 2014   Abstract reviewer & poster judge; Temple CHPSW Research Day
  • 2013   Reviewer, scenario-based product on dementia; Nursing Division, Jones & Bartlett Learning, Burlington, MA.
  • 2012   Chapter Reviewer: third edition of Gerontological Nursing: Competencies for Care by Kris Mauk, PhD, GNP. Jones & Bartlett Learning, Burlington, MA.
  • 2011   Abstract reviewer, The Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science

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