Mary Walczyk

Mary Walczyk

Program Director & Assistant Professor (Clinical)

Office Location

EACPHS, Suite 4601





Nurse Anesthesia

Mary Walczyk

Degrees and Certifications

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice, University of Detroit Mercy, July 2018
  • Master of Science in Anesthesia, Wayne State University College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions, September 1991
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Mercy College of Detroit, College of Nursing, December 1988

Licenses and certifications

  • NBCRNA Certification
  • Michigan RN License and CRNA License
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support

Positions and Employment

  • Program Director, Wayne State University Nurse Anesthesia Program, 2021-present
  • Assistant Professor (Clinical), Wayne State University Nurse Anesthesia Program, 2017-present
  • Nurse Anesthesia Faculty, Wayne State University Nurse Anesthesia Program, 1992-2017
  • Educational Coordinator, Clinical Instructor, Staff CRNA, Detroit Receiving Hospital, 1991-2018

Awards and Honors

  • Wayne State University Nurse Anesthesia Didactic Instructor of the Year 2018 
  • The Michigan Association of Nurse Anesthesia Students Guiding Light Award April 2013  
  • Wayne State University Nurse Anesthesia Didactic Instructor of the Year 2009  
  • Wayne State University Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award 2006 
  • Wayne State University Presidential Award 2000 

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • Michigan Association of Nurse Anesthetists

Recent Publications

Garwood CL, Banfill K, Maher S, McQueen J, Moser LR, Moul A, Walczyk M. A Multimodal Interprofessional Education Program Including Case-Based Problem Solving Focused on Pain Management Increases Student’s Knowledge and Interprofessional Skills. J Interprof Care. 2022 [Epub Feb 27, 2022]. Doi10.1080/13561820.2022.2038102.

Moran, A., Burson, R. & Conrad, D. (2019). The Doctor of Nursing Practice Project- A Framework of Success. Jones & Bartlett Publishers. Implementation of a One Team Approach to PACU Handoff, Chapter Exemplar.

Courses taught by Mary Walczyk

Spring-Summer Term 2024 (current)

Fall Term 2023

Spring-Summer Term 2023

Fall Term 2022

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