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Rhonda Maneval

Senior Associate Dean, College of Health Professions and the Lienhard School of Nursing

College of Health Professions

Graduate Nursing

  • @Pleasantville
    Lienhard Hall 301
  • @New York City
    163 William Street


Dr. Maneval the Senior Associate Dean and Professor for the College of Health Professions and the Leinhard School of Nursing at Pace University. She obtained her BSN from the Pennsylvania State University, MSN from Villanova University, and her Doctorate in Education from the Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Maneval is a Fellow in the New York Academy of Medicine and is an AACN Leadership for Academic Nursing (LANP) Fellow. She has received a number of awards for both her leadership and teaching. Dr. Maneval has administered nursing education programs for over 20 years. She is currently the PI of two studies focusing on nursing education practices. She has most recently been a member of a study team who received an IPE HRSA grant.to develop a program to increase interprofessional communication and collaboration between medical residents, nurse practitioners, and pharmacy students. She is an experienced researcher who has recently served as a nursing research and EBP consultant to a Magnet Hospital System. Her scholarship and expertise is in curriculum development and evaluation, evidence-based practice, interprofessional communication, and infusion nursing. Dr. Maneval has had numerous presentations on curriculum development issues and is currently the lead investigator for a longitudinal study exploring the use of the TeamSTEPPS® method for teaching professional communication and teamwork skills as a strategy to enhance undergraduate student competency in interprofessional communication and another study exploring writing genres in nursing education.


EdD, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, 2000

MS, Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, 1992

BS, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, 1989

AS, Harrisburg Area Community College, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1986

Awards and Honors

New York Academy of Medicine, 2016 - Fellow
American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), 2015 - Fellow, Leadership for Academic Nursing Program
Infusion Nursing Society Convention and Industrial Exhibition 2011, 2011 - First Place - Clinical Research Abstract
Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania, 2011 - Nominee, Nursing Education Award
16th Annual Challenges in Critical Care Conference, August 26, 2011 - Excellence in Science for Best Abstract/Poster
20th Annual Nursing Research Conference, April 5, 2011 - First Place for Outstanding Clinical Research Poster
League of Intravenous Therapy Education Annual Conference, March 10, 2011 - Second Place for Outstanding Scientific Poster
The Chair Academy, 2007 - 2007 International Exemplary Leader Award
Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, 2007 - Nurse Educator of the Year Award
Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania, 2005 - Finalist, Nursing Education Award
Sigma Theta Tau, Xi Chi Chapter, 2004 - Community Leadership Award for Significant Contribution toward the Advancement of Nursing
National Institute for Leadership Development, 2003 - Fellow
National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development, 2001 - Excellence in Teaching
Villanova University, 1992 - Distinguished Academic Achievement Award
Capitol Health System, 1988 - Nurse of the Year


  • New York, Active Nursing RN License
  • Active Nursing RN License
    State of Pennsylvania
  • Active Nursing RN License
    State of Michigan


The influence of gender on stroke survivors and family caregivers Writing genres and grading practices in undergraduate nursing The effect of TeamSTEPPS training on UG nursing students interprofessional attitudes, values and behaviors .


New York Academy of Medicine[Nursing Section]

Eastern Nursing Research Society[EBP RIG Co-Chair]

Michigan Nurses Association[MI Finance Committee Member]

Midwestern Nursing Research Society[Academic-Clinical Partnership Research Section committee member and Outstanding Partnership Award Reviewer]

National League for Nursing

American Nurses Association

Phi Kappa Phi

Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society of Nursing[Governance Chair (2015-2017); Kappa Chi (2008-2014), Governance Chair, Counselor]

Pennsylvania State Nurses Association

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