Marsha Snyder, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, CADC
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Health Systems Science
UIC College of Nursing
845 South Damen Avenue (MC 802)
Chicago, IL 60612-7350
Research / Discovery
Dr. Snyder's research focus is directed toward the mental health challenges that persons with serious mental illness face. Two issues that have been a major focus in her work include cigarrette smoking and serious mental illness and the impact of early psycosocial trauma on coping resiliance. She serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Journal of School Nursing.
Teaching / Learning
Dr. Snyder has taught mental health nursing for over 30 years always within a practitoner/teacher framework. When possible, she facilitates student participation, both undergraduate and graduate, within her clinical practice. She presently coordinates and teaches within the Mental Health Masters Concentration and teaches Mental Health Nursing within the Graduate Entry Progam.
Service / Practice
Dr. Snyder, an advanced practice psychiatric-mental health clinical nurse specialist, provides mental health care within the Institute for Health Care. At UIH - Mile Square Health Center she consults with primary care providers and provides mental health services to patients seen at this community based site. She has been actively involved as a member and board member with the Illinois Nurses Association with Sigma Theta Tau, Alpha Lamba Chapter.
Dr. Snyder enjoys outdoor hiking and paddleing. She volunteers time to a nature conservation project within her community.
Current Research Projects: