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Rhonda Maneval

Senior Associate Dean, College of Health Professions and the Lienhard School of Nursing

College of Health Professions

Graduate Nursing

  • @Pleasantville
    Lienhard Hall 301
  • @New York City
    163 William Street


Dr. Maneval the Senior Associate Dean and Professor for the College of Health Professions and the Leinhard School of Nursing at Pace University. She obtained her BSN from the Pennsylvania State University, MSN from Villanova University, and her Doctorate in Education from the Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Maneval is a Fellow in the New York Academy of Medicine and is an AACN Leadership for Academic Nursing (LANP) Fellow. She has received a number of awards for both her leadership and teaching. Dr. Maneval has administered nursing education programs for over 20 years. She is currently the PI of two studies focusing on nursing education practices. She has most recently been a member of a study team who received an IPE HRSA grant.to develop a program to increase interprofessional communication and collaboration between medical residents, nurse practitioners, and pharmacy students. She is an experienced researcher who has recently served as a nursing research and EBP consultant to a Magnet Hospital System. Her scholarship and expertise is in curriculum development and evaluation, evidence-based practice, interprofessional communication, and infusion nursing. Dr. Maneval has had numerous presentations on curriculum development issues and is currently the lead investigator for a longitudinal study exploring the use of the TeamSTEPPS® method for teaching professional communication and teamwork skills as a strategy to enhance undergraduate student competency in interprofessional communication and another study exploring writing genres in nursing education.


EdD , Pennsylvania State University , University Park, Pennsylvania , 2000

MS , Villanova University , Villanova, Pennsylvania , 1992

BS , Pennsylvania State University , University Park, Pennsylvania , 1989

AS , Harrisburg Area Community College , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania , 1986

Awards and Honors

  • New York Academy of Medicine, 2016 - Fellow
  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), 2015 - Fellow, Leadership for Academic Nursing Program
  • Infusion Nursing Society Convention and Industrial Exhibition 2011, 2011 - First Place - Clinical Research Abstract
  • Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania, 2011 - Nominee, Nursing Education Award
  • 16th Annual Challenges in Critical Care Conference, August 26, 2011 - Excellence in Science for Best Abstract/Poster
  • 20th Annual Nursing Research Conference, April 5, 2011 - First Place for Outstanding Clinical Research Poster
  • League of Intravenous Therapy Education Annual Conference, March 10, 2011 - Second Place for Outstanding Scientific Poster
  • The Chair Academy, 2007 - 2007 International Exemplary Leader Award
  • Pennsylvania State Nurses Association , 2007 - Nurse Educator of the Year Award
  • Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania, 2005 - Finalist, Nursing Education Award
  • Sigma Theta Tau, Xi Chi Chapter , 2004 - Community Leadership Award for Significant Contribution toward the Advancement of Nursing
  • National Institute for Leadership Development, 2003 - Fellow
  • National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development, 2001 - Excellence in Teaching
  • Villanova University, 1992 - Distinguished Academic Achievement Award
  • Capitol Health System, 1988 - Nurse of the Year


  • New York, - Active Nursing RN License
  • - Active Nursing RN License
    State of Pennsylvania
  • - Active Nursing RN License
    State of Michigan


Maneval, R. E. & Clemence, B. (2016). Case Report: Inflammatory bowel disease and thrombosis. Journal of Infusion Nursing. Vol 39 (Issue 3) , pages 151-157.

Maneval, R. E. & Kurz, J. (2016, May). Nursing Students Assaulted: Considering Student Safety in Community-Focused Experiences. AACN Journal of Professional Nursing.


Maneval, R. E. & Mechtel, M. (2016, September 21). NLN Nursing Education Summit 2016. Mobile technology in the practice setting: Replacing smart phone with mini-tablet technology. Orlando World Center Marriot

Hughes, D., Maneval, R. E. & Dubes, G. (2016, September 21). NLN Nursing Education Summit 2016. Using QI to Assess Curriculum: Simulation of an Acute Care Medication Pass to Identify Gaps in Nursing Students' Performance. Orlando, Florida

Maneval, R. E., Vermeesch, C., Forrest, K., Poindexter, K. & Lourens, G. (2016, April 6). 2016 Nursing Education Research Conference. Enhancing patient safety and professional communication: Integration of TeamSTEPPS concepts in the undergraduate nursing curriculum. Hyatt Regency Bethesda, Bethesda, MD

Maneval, R. E., Schafer, D. & Anderson, E. (2016, March 24). 24th Annual Greater Lansing Community Research Day. Are our Babies Cold? Exploration of Maternal and Newborn Temperature during the Postoperative Period when Skin-to-Skin Care is Performed. Eagle Eye Conference Center, Bath MI

Maneval, R. E., Schafer, D. & Anderson, E. (2016, March 17). 40th Annual Midwest Nursing Research Society Research Conference. Exploration of Maternal and Newborn Temperature during the Postoperative Period When Skin-to-Skin Care is Performed. Hyatt Regency Milwaukee, WI

Maneval, R. E. & Kurz, J. (2015, November 19). AANC 2015 Baccalaureate Education Conference. Nursing students assaulted: Strategies to enhance student safety in community-focused experiences. Buena Vista Palace, Buena Vista, FL

Maneval, R. E., Schafer, D. & Anderson, E. (2015, November 7). Sigma Theta Tau International: 43rd Biennial Convention. Are our Babies Cold? Using Unit-based research to promote adoption of an EBP practice change. Aria Resort, Las Vegas, NV


The influence of gender on stroke survivors and family caregivers Writing genres and grading practices in undergraduate nursing The effect of TeamSTEPPS training on UG nursing students interprofessional attitudes, values and behaviors .


  • New York Academy of Medicine [Nursing Section] , November 1 , 2016
    The New York Academy of Medicine, is dedicated to advancing the health and well-being of people living in cities. We do this through our Institute for Urban Health, home of interdisciplinary research, evaluation, policy, and program initiatives; our world class historical library of medicine and public health and its active programming in history, the humanities, and the arts; and our Fellows a network of more than 2,000 experts elected by their peers from across the professions affecting health. (source: https://nyam.org/about)
  • Eastern Nursing Research Society [EBP RIG Co-Chair] , October 30 , 2016
    ENRS is dedicated to creating a community of nurses interested in promoting and supporting regional nursing research in the Eastern Region of the United States (http://www.enrs-go.org/)
  • Michigan Nurses Association [MI Finance Committee Member] 2015
  • Midwestern Nursing Research Society [Academic-Clinical Partnership Research Section committee member and Outstanding Partnership Award Reviewer] 2014
  • National League for Nursing 2000
  • American Nurses Association 1993
  • Phi Kappa Phi 1992
  • Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society of Nursing [Governance Chair (2015-2017); Kappa Chi (2008-2014), Governance Chair, Counselor] 1989
  • Pennsylvania State Nurses Association 1993


  • Michigan State University Military Education Advisory Committee
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