Annette T. Maruca


Clinical Professor

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs


Honors & Awards

  • 2020: Journal of Psychiatric Mental Health Reviewer Certificate, 2020
  • 2019: Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, 2019
  • 2016: University of Connecticut, School of Nursing, Pinning Speaker
  • 2016: Poster accepted for “Professor’s Rounds” at INASCL conference
  • 2015: Sigma Theta Tau International, Mu Chapter – Doctoral Award
  • 2014: CEIN BS School of Nursing, Graduation Speaker
  • 2014: Florence Nightingale Award, University of Connecticut School of Nursing
  • 2013: University of Connecticut School of Nursing, Pinning Speaker
  • 2011: Sigma Theta Tau International Society of Nursing

Selected Publications

Shelton, D., Maruca, A. T., & Wright, R.,. (2020). Custody and caring: Nursing in the American justice system. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, Future of Nursing Special Edition, (accepted for publication).

Maruca, A. T., Reagan, L., & Shelton, D. (2020). CareLink-Corrections Phase 1: A feasibility study inside prisons to improve self-care upon release. Journal of Correctional Health Care (accepted for publication).

Maruca, A. T., Dion, K., & Zucker, D. (2020). Significance of self-care management as persons prepare to reintegrate into the community. Journal of Forensic Nursing (accepted for publication).

Kuhnly, J. E., Bourassa, D., DiLeone, C., Dodge, M., Maruca, A.T., & Beck, C.T. (2020). Evaluation of inter-professional teaching strategy for nursing students on perinatal trauma informed care. Nursing Education Perspective, 41(13), 174-176.

Contact Information
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