Maryann Washington

  • Professor - Nursing (non-tenure)
  • Training Coordinator – MNCAH Projects

  • February 2010 - October 2010, Certificate IV Training and Assessment
    Fortress Learning - Accredited Registered Training Organization, Brisbane, Australia
  • August 2000 - January 2002, M.Phil. - Hospital and Health Systems Management
    Birla Institute of Technology and Science (deemed)
  • 1992 - 1994, Masters in Child Health Nursing - Child Health Nurse & MCH
    College of Nursing, CMC Vellore, affiliated to Dr MGR Medical University
  • 1981 - 1985, B.Sc. - Nursing
    College of Nursing, CMC Vellore, affiliated to Madras University

  • Professor-Nursing (non tenure)
    St. John's Research Institute
    2014 - till date
    Bangalore, India
  • Professor
    St. John’s College of Nursing (Part-time)
    2011 - 2013
    Bangalore, India
  • Curriculum Development Coordinator - Capacity building of staff nurses on expanded PPTCT program and regime supported by WHO
    St. John’s Research Institute
    2010 - 2011
    Bangalore, India
  • Administration
    Kellyville Family Medical Practice and Windsor Medical Practice
    2009 - 2010
    Sydney, NSW, Australia
  • Health and Population Innovation Fellow
    Independent but supported by Population Council, New Delhi
    2006 - 2008
    Bangalore, India
  • Independent Consultant - Capacity building of nurses on HIV / AIDS care and treatment
    NGOs like ITECH, Chennai & Seattle
    2005 - 2010
    Bangalore, India
  • Independent Consultant - Capacity building of nurses on HIV / AIDS care and treatment
    Catholic Health Association of India, Hyderabad
    2005 - 2007
    Bangalore, India
  • Independent Consultant - Capacity building of nurses on HIV / AIDS care and treatment
    Karnataka Health Promotion Trust
    2005 - 2007
    Bangalore, India
  • Tutor to Professor & Head
    St. John's College of Nursing - Dept. of Child Health Nursing
    1990 - 2004
    Bangalore, India

Smith A, Macaden L, Washington M, Mony PK, John V, Dias FS (2018). Achieving consensus on continuing professional development priorities for registered nurses in rural and remote India through Nominal Group Technique. Open Journal of Nursing. 08(11):848-859.

Rao S, Thankachan P, Amutur B, Washington M, Mony PK (2018). Continuous, real-time monitoring of neonatal position and temperature during Kangaroo Mother Care using a wearable sensor: A techno-feasibility pilot study. Pilot AND Feasibility Studies. 4:99.

Mony PK, Thankachan P, Bhat S, Rao S, Washington M, Anotny S, Thomas A, Nagarajarao SC, Rao H, Amrutur B (2018). Remote biomonitoring temperatures in mothers and newborns: design, development and testing of a wearable sensor device in a tertiary care hospital in southern India. BMJ Innovations. Epub. 11 Jan 2018. doi.10.1136/bmjinnov-2016-00153.

Macaden L, Washington M, Smith A, Thooya V, Selvam SP, George N, Mony P (2017). Continuing Professional Development: Needs, facilitators, barriers, of registered nurses in India in rural and remote settings - Findings of a cross-sectional survey. Open Journal of Nursing. 7:930-48.

Varghese B, Krishnamurthy J, Correia B, Panigrahi R, Washington M, Ponnuswamy V, Mony P (2016). Limited effectiveness of a skills and drills intervention to improve emergency obstetric and newborn care in Karnataka, India: a proof-of-concept study. Glob Health Sci Pract. 4(4):582–593.

Mony PK, Jayanna K, Varghese B, Washington M, Vinotha P, Thomas T (2016). Adoption and completeness of documentation using a structures delivery record in secondary care, subdistrict government hospitals of Karnataka State, India. Health Services Research and Managerial Epidemiology. 3:1-7.

Jayanna K, Bradley J, Mony P, Cunningham T, Washington M, Bhat S, et al. (2016). Effectiveness of Onsite Nurse Mentoring in Improving Quality of Institutional Births in the Primary Health Centres of High Priority Districts of Karnataka, South India: A Cluster Randomized Trial. PLoS ONE. 11(9): e0161957.

Washington M , Jayanna K, Bhat S, Thomas A, Rao S, Perumal G, Cunningham T, Bradley J, Avery L, Fischer E, Mony PK (2016). Nurse Mentor Training Program to Improve Quality of Maternal and Newborn Care at Primary Health Centres: Process Evaluation. Open Journal of Nursing. 6:458-469.

Fischer EA, Jayanna K, Cunningham C, Washington M, Mony P, Bradley J, Moses S (2015). Nurse mentors to advance quality improvement in primary health centers: Lessons from a pilot program in northern Karnataka, India. Global Health: Science and Practice. 3(4):660-675.

Washington M (2013). Best practices in nursing for resource limited settings – An introspection. CMJI. 28(3):15-17.

Washington M, Pereira E (2012). A time to look within Curricula: Nursing Students’ Perception on Sexuality and Gender Issues. Open Journal of Nursing. 2(2):58-66.

Washington M (2011). Critical Analysis of Undergraduate Nursing Programs to Determine the Need for Sexuality and Gender Sensitization of Student Nurses, RGUHS Journal of Nursing Sciences. 1(1):34-40.

Nirmala P, Swarnarekha, Washington M (2006). Kangaroo Mother Care: Effect and Perception of Mothers and Health Personnel. Journal of Neonatal Nursing. 12(5):177-184.

Washington M (2001). Parental support and coping mechanisms of children undergoing painful procedures. Journal of Nursing and Midwifery.

Lakshman M, Charles M, Biswas M, Sinha L, Arora NK (2000). Focus group discussions in Medical Research . Indian Journal of Pediatrics. 67(5):358-62.

Lakshman M, Sinha L, Biswas M, Charles M, Arora NK (2000). Qualitative versus quantitative research methods. Indian Journal of Pediatrics. 67(5):369-77.

Washington M (2009). BEING (Becoming Empowered in Nursing Growth): Training Guide for Nursing Students on Sexuality and Gender. Health and Population Innovation Fellowship Programme Training Guide.

Das K and Washington M, Care of the critically ill Surgical Child (Chapter). General Pediatric Surgery - Diagnosis and Treatment. Editor DK Gupta, 2002.

Groups and Associations

Maternal, Newborn & Child Health; Adolescent Health; Reproductive & Sexual Health; Curriculum Development & Evaluation for Health Professionals; Capacity Building of Health Professionals