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Valerie Clary-Muronda, MSN-Ed

Valerie Clary-Muronda, PhD, MSN-Ed, RNC-OB

Contact Dr. Clary-Muronda

130 South Ninth Street
Edison Building, Suite 762
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-9972
(215) 955-5674 fax


PhD, Medical University of South Carolina, 2017
MSN-Ed, University of Phoenix- 2010
BSN, La Salle University- 1994
RN Diploma, Albert Einstein School of Nursing- 1987

University Appointment

Assistant Professor


Certified by NCC: Inpatient Obstetrics
Neonatal Resuscitation Program Instructor

Research & Clinical Interests

Simulation-Based Interprofessional Education
Interprofessional Team Performance in Neonatal Resuscitation
Constructivist Grounded Theory
Psychometrics, Measurement
Neonatal Resuscitation in Limited Resource Settings

Professional Organizations

Association for Women’s Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing
Eastern Nursing Research Society
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society, Eta Mu Chapter
National League for Nursing
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., A public service organization
International Association for Clinical Simulation in Nursing

Presentations & Awards

Kates, J., Ward, J., Hanson-Zalot, M., Smith, J., & Clary-Muronda, V.  (2018, April).  Refusing to let the dust settle:  Creative evaluation of a concept-based curriculum.  Sigma Theta Tau International/National League for Nursing, Nursing Education Research Conference.  Washington, DC.  (poster presentation)

Clary-Muronda, V. & Moore, S. (2017). Diversity in Philadelphia and Diversity in Philadelphia’s Nurses: Bridging the Gap with the STEP-UP Nursing Program. American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Baccalaureate Education Conference Podium Presentation. Atlanta, Georgia, 2017

Sigma Theta Tau Eta Mu Research Grant Recipient JNESO Scholarship Award Recipient Virtua Health Systems Evidence- Based Practice Poster Presentation Award.

Clary-Muronda, V. (2016). Zimbabwean Health Care Provider Perceptions of Facilitators and Barriers to Neonatal Resuscitation in Delivery Settings: Sigma Theta Tau International Research Congress Podium Presentation. Cape Town, South Africa

Clary-Muronda, V. (2015).South African Health Care Provider Perceptions of Barriers to Effective Neonatal Resuscitations in Delivery Settings: Sigma Theta Tau International Convention Poster Presentation. Las Vegas, Nevada
Sigma Theta Tau International Global Ambassador

Clary-Muronda, V. (2015). Benefits of Membership in Sigma Theta Tau International. Podium Presentation. University of Zimbabwe, Mount Pleasant, Harare, Zimbabwe

Clary-Muronda, V. (2015). Simulation to Improve Inter-professional Performance in Neonatal Resuscitation. Poster Presentation. Eastern Nursing Research Society Annual Conference, Washington, DC

Clary-Muronda, V. (2013). Using Simulation to Improve Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Neonatal Resuscitations in the Delivery Room. Poster Presentation. Interdisciplinary Evidenced-Based Practice Conference. Virtua Health, Voorhees, NJ


Clary-Muronda, V. (2015). The culturally diverse nursing student: A review of the literature. Journal of Transcultural Nursing. DOI: 10.1177/1043659615595867

Clary-Muronda, V. & Pope, C. (2016). Integrative review of instruments to measure team performance during neonatal resuscitation simulations in the birthing room. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing, 45, 684-698.