Mary Cadogan, DrPH, GNP-BC, FAAN, FGSA

Adjunct Professor
Location: 5-952 Factor Building
Phone: (310) 206-3317

Faculty Research and Clinical Expertise

Research: Improving quality of care for older adults; Quality and safety of ED care and transitions home for vulnerable older adults Clinical: Gerontology nursing; Community based health promotion and disease prevention for diverse populations.


N439C, (W11), N439D, (Sp11)


Professional Activities

Present - AmericanNurses Association Present - American Academy of Nursing 2010-2012 - National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties Co-Chair Gerontology Special Interest Group 1974-present - Sigma Theta Tau InternationalHonor Society in Nursing Board Member, Gamma Tau Chapter (1997-1999) 9/03-present - Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA) [formerly National Conference of Gerontological Nurse Practitioners] President, Southern California Chapter 10/2015 - present President Elect, Southern California Chapter (2/2013 – 10/2015) EducationCommittee (2010 –2012) ResearchCommittee (2005-2006) C E Approver Unit (2003-2007) 2003-2009 - American Geriatrics Society Clinical Practice Committee (2004-2007) Co-Chair Nurses’ Section (2004-2006) Chair, Nurses” Section (5/06-5/09) Professional Education Committee (2007-2009) 2000-present - California Coalition for Compassionate Care Executive Committee (2000-2012) Chair, Long Term CareWorkgroup, 2002-2012 1996-present Western Institute of Nursing: Governor representing Nursing Education (1996-1999) 1993-present - Gerontological Society of America 1990-2000 - American Public Health Association



Boston College, School of Nursing, BSN, 1972, Nursing University of Washington, School of Nursing , MN, 1974, Nursing - Nurse Practitioner University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Health, DrPH, 1993, Behavioral Science and Health Education


Honors and Awards

2013 Fellow, American Academy of Nursing (FAAN) 2013 Fellow, Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (FAGHE) 2012 Fellow, Gerontological Society of America (FGSA) 2005 Adjunct FacultyRecognition Award: Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) 1996 UCLA FacultyDevelopment Award 1988 NIMH Pre-Doctoral Traineeship in Psychiatric Epidemiology 1978 Yale UniversitySchool of Nursing Honor Society 1976 Outstanding Young CareerWoman, Capitol District, New York 1974 Sigma Theta Tau National Honor Society in Nursing



Hodge FS, Itty TL, Cadogan MP, Martinez F. (2012). Weaving Balance into Life": Development and cultural adaptation of a cancer symptom management toolkit for Southwest American Indians. Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 6, 182-188.


Hahn, J.E..& Cadogan, M.P. (in press). Development and evaluation of a staff training program on palliative care for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  The Journal of Policy and  Practice in Intellectual Disabilities.


Cadogan, M.P. (2010).CPR decision making and older adults. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 36(12),  10-15.


Cadogan, M.P. (2010). Herpes Zoster in Older Adults. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 36(3), 10-14.


Housen P, Shannon GR, Edelen MO, Simon B, Cadogan MP, Jones M, Buchanan J, Saliba D. (2009). Why not just ask the resident? Refinement of a Preference Assessment Tool (PAT) for nursing homes. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 35(11), 40-49.


Cadogan MP, Edelen MO, Lorenz K, Jones M, Yosef J, Hascall T, Simon B, Harker J, Ferrell B, Saliba D. (2008). The relationship of reported pain severity to perceived effect on function of nursing home residents. Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences, 63A (9), 969-973.


Housen P, Shannon GR, Simon B, Edelen MO, Cadogan MP, Sohn L, Jones M, Buchanan J, Saliba J.(2008). What the resident meant to say: Use of cognitive interviewing techniques to develop questionnaires for nursing home residents. The Gerontologist, 48(2), 158-169.


Hill T, Ginsburg M, Citko J, Cadogan M.(2005). Improving End-of-Life Care in Nursing Facilities: The Community State Partnership to Improve End-of-Life Care in California. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 8(2), 300-12.


Cadogan MP, Schnelle JF, Al-Samarrai NR, Yamamoto-Mitani, N,Cabrera G, Osterweil D, Simmons SF. (2005). A Standardized Quality Assessment System To Evaluate Pain Detection and Management in the Nursing Home. J Am Med Dir Assoc, 6(1), 1-9.