Mary Schira PhD, RN, ACNP-BC

Mary Schira is Associate Professor at the University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation where she teaches in the Nurse Practitioner and DNP Programs.

Mary is a frequent presenter and has made numerous presentations related to professional development, kidney disease, evidence based guidelines and outcomes, and professional practice topics. She is a member of the Dallas Chapter and has been a Nephrology Nurse for over 40 years; NP for over 15 years. Mary has held numerous volunteer positions in ANNA, and is a past member of the ANNA Scholarship and Awards Committee, the Journal Editorial Board and APN SIG. She is currently serving as incoming Chair of the Conferences Committee.