Mary Ann Meeker, DNS, RN

Assistant Dean, PhD Program; Associate Professor

Mary Ann Meeker

School of Nursing
University at Buffalo
303 Wende Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214-3079




DNS, State University of New York at Buffalo

MS, University of Minnesota

BS, State University of New York at Albany

Research Areas

End of life decision-making | Advance care planning | Family decision-making

Teaching Responsibilities

Undergraduate clinical and introduction to nursing research


Meeker, M.A. (2004). Family surrogate decision-making at the end of life: Seeing them through with care and respect. Qualitative Health Research, 14(2), 204-225.

Meeker, M. A. & Jezewski, M. A. (2004). A voice for the dying. Clinical Nursing Research, 13(4), 326-342.

Jezewski, M. A. & Meeker, M. A., & Schrader, M. (2003). Voices of oncology nurses: What is needed to assist patients with advance directives? Cancer Nursing, 26(2), 105-112.

Jezewski, M.A. & Meeker, M.A. (2002). Voices of oncology nurses: What is needed to assist patients with advance directives. Cancer Nursing.

Honors and Awards

  • Excellence in Mentoring Award, University at Buffalo, School of Nursing, 2015
  • Exceptional Scholars - Young Investigator Award, University at Buffalo, 2009
  • Excellence in Research Award, University at Buffalo, School of Nursing, 2009
  • Nova G. and Gustav Petsan Scholar, 1997-2000
  • Ruth Elder Excellence in Research Award, 2002
  • Individual National Service Research Award, National Institute for Nursing Research, Pre-doctoral Fellowship, F31 NR07569 (Family Surrogate Decision-making at the End of Life)