Marian Farrell, PhD, PMH-CNS, BC, CRNP, CS



  • B.S.N., Misericordia University
  • M.S.N., Misericordia University
  • Ph.D., Adelphi University

Additional Certifications:

  • Post-Master’s Psych Mental Health Nursing Nurse Practitioner, Drexel University
  • Post-Master’s  Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, University of Pennsylvania
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist in Psych Mental Health Nursing
  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner


  • The John L. Earl II Distinguished Service Award, 2013
  • Volunteer of the Year Award Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Service Award, 2012
  • A Friend of the Scranton State School for the Deaf, 2001
  • American Cancer Society’s Award for Community Service, 1997
  • March of Dimes Chapter Award for Community Service, 1994
  • March of Dimes Chapter Award for Volunteer of the Year, 1992
  • Northeast Woman, 1992
  • Air Force Educator’s Award, 1990
  • Sigma Theta Tau
  • Kappa Gamma Pi
  • Alpa Sigma Nu

Professional Memberships:

  • PA State Nurses' Association
  • American Nurses' Association
  • National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties
  • Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners
  • American Psychiatric Nurses' Association
  • Association of Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses
  • National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Dr. Farrell is currently engaged in practice as a psychiatric clinical nurse specialist and as a nurse practitioner. She work weekly with clients as an advanced practice nurse which informs her teaching and research. Dr. Farrell's current research includes areas specific to teaching (interprofessional education, simulation) and practice (interpersonal violence and mood disorders in post-partal women). 

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