Marylou Robinson joined academia after retiring from the Army Nurse Corps. She has lived around the world, among many cultural groups. Her adult-health focus includes trauma and critical care emphases, but also is a Family Nurse Practitioner. Robinson has developed two free standing clinics where there was none before and worked as a solo provider at each. She is also at home at a busy university level clinic or in college health. She precepts students in all sites. She typically teaches the 3 P’s of Pathophysiology, Pharmacology and Physical Assessment.
Robinson earned her bachelor of science in nursing from the University of Maryland, her dual focus master of science in Medical-Surgical CNS and Nursing Education from the Catholic University of America, and her PhD in nursing from Oregon Health and Science University. She is the editor of one of the major pharmacology textbooks used in APRN education, has earned a Certificate of Excellence in Reviewing from the editors of the International Journal of Emergency Care and has a current research focus on Interprofessional Education and incorporating technology as a teaching adjunct.