Maryann Walker, phD, ARNP
Malcolm Randall VA Medical Center
1601 SW Archer Rd
Gainesville, FL 32608
Dr. Walker teaches Mental Health Care Application in the undergraduate program.
Dr. Walker recently completed a study on the effectiveness of interdisciplinary treatment team meetings. Currently, her research involves the development of a fotonovela to educate patients with mental illness about metabolic syndrome.
Dr. Walker is a member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society , Sigma Theta Tau, the Florida Nurses Association, and is a a Life Fellow of the American Orthopsychiatric Association. She serves on the Evidenced Based Practice Council at the Malcolm Randall VA Medical Center and is a member of the Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center.
Dr. Walker’s clinical practice has been in the area of psychiatric and mental health nursing. Specifically, she has worked as a nurse practitioner for substance disorders. Dr. Walker has also served as an educator and clinical nurse specialist in community mental health settings.
Dr. Walker received her BS in Nursing from Villanova University and her MS in Psychiatric Nursing from Boston University. Her PhD in Nursing/Social Psychology was obtained at the University of Florida, graduating Summa Cum Laude.
- Pigott, T., Walker, M., & Teitelbaum, S. (2009). Sex differences and neurotransmitter systems in addiction. In K. Brady, S. Back, & S. Greenfield (Eds.), Women and addiction. (99-1117). New York: The Guilford Press.
- Marsh, R., Walker, MH, Jacob, G, & Liu, C. (2005). Breast implants as a possible etiology of epithelioid hemangioendothelioma and successful therapy with interferon-a2. The Breast Journal. 11(4). 257-261.