Assistant Professor of Nursing
Deborah Craig Conway, RN, MSN, is an assistant professor of nursing with clinical experience in maternal and child health and community health nursing, and is the past director of the Health Care Product Evaluation Center (HCPEC). She received a B.S. from Skidmore College with a major in nursing and an M.S. from Boston University with a concentration in maternal child health nursing and teaching. She has served as a Division Director and is an Academic Clinical Coordinator in the UVA School of Nursing. As Director of HCPEC, she has completed evaluation projects and served as Principal Investigator for clinical studies for such companies as Tyco/Covidien, Herman Miller, BD, BBraun, Clinvue and Hollister. She has guest lectured at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at UVA on product evaluation. Her interest in interprofessional education and collaboration led to co-teaching Biomedical Innovation, an elective course for graduate students in nursing, architecture, business or engineering. She is the President-Elect of Beta Kappa Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society. She received the first Innovations in Teaching Award offered and was awarded a second in 2001, and a third in 2008. She has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of both the local chapter of the American Red Cross and the Thomas Jefferson Area United Way.
Community Health Nursing in the BSN traditional student track, focusing on maternal and child populations.
Community Health Nursing in the BSN traditional student curriculum.
Conway, D., Quatrara, B. & Rodreguez, L. (2012). A better fit: Industry collaboration with nurse-clinicians in the development and redesign of a pneumatic compression device. Orthopaedic Nursing, 31(6), 348-354. doi:10.1097/NOR.0b013e318274261e
Kowal-Vern,A.,Poulakidas,S.,Conway,D. (2009). Fecal containment in bedridden patients; economic impact of two ocmmercial bowel catheter systems. American Journal of Critical Care, Supplement, 18(3)00-00.