Mary Francis McGibbon
» Pearl Building 505 (P-505)
Fran McGibbon is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Nursing. She teaches in both the Associate and Baccalaureate Programs at City Tech. She is presently the coordinator of the senior Associate Degree students and teaches Physical Assessment and Professional Nursing. She has been a full-time nursing faculty member since the Fall of 2008.
Mary Frances (Fran) McGibbon is a Doctor of Nursing Practice and Family Nurse Practitioner with an active practice in Manhattan, New York.
She has been a practicing nurse for almost 40 years. She began her nursing career as an Operating Room Nurse at Bellevue Hospital in NYC and North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, New York. She has held previous faculty positions at Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing and Pace University, in New York City.
Since 1995 she has worked as a Nurse Practitioner in Surgery and was the first Registered Nurse First Assistant in a NYC hospital setting. She continued her education and successfully defended her thesis at Case Western Reserve University, in Cleveland, on Sept. 7th, 2011. This was just days before the tenth anniversary of the WTCD. She continues to focus her research efforts on 9/11 themes and has several publications in this field.
In addition, during the Summer of 2011, she was invited to continue her research efforts at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. It was there that she wrote the position paper on First Responders to encourage our legislature to pass the Zadroga Act. She continues to pursue research in the area of public policy and Disaster Management.
Over the past few years she has been invited to present her research in Europe, Canada, Australia and China.
She is a member of several professional nursing organizations including the Nursing and Midwifery Council of the United Kingdom, the Association of Operating Room Nurses, National League of Nurses, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, American Nurses Association and the Medical Reserve Corp New York City Office of Emergency Management. Her greatest professional enjoyment is watching the New York City College of Technology Nursing Students graduate and pass the NCLEX exam on the first try!!