Marie A. Fioravanti, DNP, RN is an Associate Professor and the Director of Nursing at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg. She graduated with a DNP, in Nursing Administration from the University of Pittsburgh, ranked 5th by U.S. News and World Report’s best Nursing Graduated Schools for DNP programs. Dr. Fioravanti joined the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Nursing in 2001 and served as the primary teacher for Nursing Management of the Adult with Acute/Complex Health Problems for the undergraduate students. She taught both graduate and undergraduate classes. In 2017, Dr. Fioravanti was promoted and given the opportunity to bring the Oakland’s nursing program to Pitt-Greensburg, where she opened the first Bachelor of Science in nursing program in Westmoreland County that is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Her interest in research focuses on nursing administration, and working with students and nursing staff by mentoring and teaching nurses how to research best practice to provide evidence-based nursing at the bedside.