Partnership to explore innovative opportunities to meet the needs of nursing students, nurse graduates and newly licensed nurses while optimizing healthcare outcomes for our patients.

Program Outcomes Include:

  • Identifying and addressing educational gaps in academia and practice related to current nursing practice
  • Facilitating student experiences as they complete final practicum on their unit of hire and then ensuring a smooth entry into practice
  • Enabling a smooth transition from student to new hire, completion of orientation and integration into the hospital and unit culture

Maeve Howett, PhD, APRN, CPNP-PC, CNE (Professor and Associate Dean for Baccalaureate Education)

Maeve HowettDr. Howett is an academic with deep experience in strategic planning, interprofessional education, innovation, leadership, curriculum design, accreditation, enrollment management and nursing education.

An innovative administrator, she is the Associate Dean for Baccalaureate Education (School of Nursing, University of Maryland Baltimore) and a clinical scholar who facilitates excellent student experiences. Her service, teaching and scholarship focus is in pediatrics, toxicant exposures in children and nursing education.

Maureen Archibald, MS, RN (UMMC Director of Clinical Education and Professional Development)

Maureen Archibald Maureen Archibald has been a nurse since 1987, training as both a registered general nurse and a registered mental nurse. Working at UMMC DTC since 2003, Maureen started in Trauma before joining the Office of Clinical Practice and Professional Development. She currently serves as Director of Clinical Education and Professional Development, a role in which she oversees the educational offerings here at UMMC.

Maureen works collaboratively with nurse leaders and interdisciplinary staff to ensure that appropriate education and competency is in place for clinical staff. She also routinely mentors staff, serves as a preceptor for graduate and DNP students, and has experience presenting at the local and national levels. 

Robin Price, MSN, RN (UMMC Manager of New Graduate Nurse Residency Program)

Robin PriceA nurse since 2002, the majority of Robin's experience has been in bedside telemetry nursing.

In 2017, Robin, following her passion, transitioned to the role of Nurse Educator, in which she provided leadership, expertise and professional support services to direct care staff and leaders in nursing and patient care services.

Now, as Manager of the New Graduate Nurse Residency Program, she provides direct oversight of the Nurse Residency Program (NRP) for UMMC's downtown and midtown campuses.

Robin holds a Master’s of Science degree in Nursing (Nursing Education) from Walden University and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Salisbury University.

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