Faculty

Participant Info

First Name
Mary Janet
Last Name
Dahm
Title
Associate Professor
Department
School of Nursing
Degree
Psy.D., clinical psychology Adler School of Professional Psychology (1995) M.A., psychology Adler School of Professional Psychology (1988) M.S, nursing DePaul University (1971) B.S., nursing Loyola University, Chicago (1961)
Web Site
www.sxu.edu/Academic/Nursing/nursing.asp
Profile
Dahm has taught courses in mental health nursing, gerontology, and ethical, legal and spiritual issues in nursing. She has done extensive study into mental health issues of older adults, as well as the history of Alzheimer's Disease. Her research interests include nursing and spirituality, psychotherapy and treating the elderly, and Alzheimer's Disease. She previously worked as head nurse at Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago and was a clinical specialist/nurse supervisor and educator at Loyola University Medical Center. Dahm also worked as a nurse therapist at the Illinois State Psychiatric Institute in Chicago. She has a certificate from the American Nurses Association in mental health-psychiatric nursing and a certificate in gerontological psychology from the Adler School of Professional Psychology. She has been at Saint Xavier since 1982.