Dr. Filomela Marshall

Filomela Marshall, Dean of the W. Cary Edwards School of NursingDr. Filomela Marshall was named dean of the W. Cary Edwards School of Nursing at Thomas Edison State College in June 2012.

Prior to her appointment, Dr. Marshall served as associate dean of the School since 2010, where she led the development of the nursing informatics area of study under the Master of Science in Nursing program (MSN) and played an instrumental role in the successful launch of the school’s Accelerated 2nd Degree BSN program

Dr. Marshall has more than 25 years of experience in nursing education, healthcare administration and on-ground nursing. Since 2000, she has served as a consultant, mentor and chair for the W. Cary Edwards School of Nursing’s Curriculum Committee.  In this capacity, she played an important role helping the College transition the RN to BSN to an online program.

Prior to joining Thomas Edison State College, Dr. Marshall held escalating positions at Holy Family University in Philadelphia, Pa., where she served as professor and chair of the university’s MSN program.

Dr. Marshall earned a BSN from Lehman College of the City University of New York (CUNY), an MSN in community/public health nursing from the University of Pennsylvania’s  School of Nursing in Philadelphia and an EdD in curriculum theory and development from Temple University College of Education in Philadelphia.