Liza Marmo has been a RN for the past 30 years. She earned her RN at Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, NJ, in 1983; her BSN from the University of Delaware in 2002; and her MSN in leadership and management from Drexel University in 2006. In 2012 she completed a post-master’s certificate as an adult health nurse practitioner from Fairleigh Dickinson University. She is currently completing a second post- master’s certificate as an adult/gerontology nurse practitioner at University of Massachusetts, Boston.
Currently Ms. Marmo is a nurse practitioner doing transitional care in a sub-acute/long-term care facility. She previously worked in a variety of roles including a director at Lehigh Valley Hospital, rapid response team leader at UMDNJ, adjunct faculty at UMDNJ and Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, NJ, for 20 years. Her positions included nurse manager at the Morristown Medical Center Pain Management Center. She has been co-chair of the pain steering committee and chair of pain resource nurses. Ms. Marmo taught pain in hospital orientation and provided education to staff nurses on pain management at Morristown Medical Center.
Ms. Marmo was the principal investigator for a research study on pain assessment tool in the critically ill CPACU patient. She has had the opportunity to share her research efforts and her expertise in pain and critical care through publication and presentations locally and nationally. Ms. Marmo currently holds certifications in AANP adult nurse practitioner, AACN critical care, and ANCC pain management. She has just completed writing with Yvonne D’Arcy on the publication Compact Clinical Guide to Critical Care, Trauma and Emergency Pain Management Evidence-Based Approach for Nurses, which was published in 2013.