Maria C. Lafaro, DNP, MS, ANP-BC

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing
  • Education
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice in Nursing, 2012. Chatham University. Pittsburgh, PA
  • Master of Science in Nursing, 2003. University of Rochester. Rochester, NY
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 2001. University of Rochester. Rochester, NY
  • Associate of Science in Nursing, 1993. State University of New York at Alfred. Alfred, NY

Professional Experience
Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing, University of Rochester School of Nursing (Adult Primary Care, Evidence-Based Practice), Rochester, NY, US. 5/2007 - Current

Nurse Practitioner, University of Rochester (Adult Emergency Dept), Rochester, NY, US. 12/2005 - Current

Instructor of Clinical Nursing - Adjunct, University of Rochester School of Nursing (Clinical Nursing), Rochester, NY, US. 7/2003 - 5/2007

Nurse Practitioner, University of Rochester (Adult Primary Care), Rochester, NY, . 2/2005 - 12/2005

Nurse Practitioner, Drs. Diego Cahn-Hidalgo & Catherine Tan (Adult Primary Care), Rochester, NY, US. 6/2003 - 1/2005

Registered Nurse/Nurse Leader, University of Rochester (Adult Medicine/Critical Care), Rochester, NY, . 6/1993 - 6/2003

The Sara and Earnest Taylor Award for Clinical and Theoretical Excellence
University of Rochester School of Nursing, 2003

Best Project IMPACT Presentation
Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2001

Michaud, I., Pietropaoli, A. P. , Trawick, D. R., LaFaro, M., Kaufman, D.C., Hamden, A., & Apostolakos, M. J. (2003). Early fluid resuscitation and outcome in severe sepsis and septic shock.. American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine, 167 (7), A551.

Pietropaoli, A. P., LaFaro, M. C., Hamden, A., Trawick, D., Kaufman, D., & Apostolakos, M. (2001). Does aggressiveness of fluid resuscitation alter outcome in septic shock?. Critical Care Medicine, 28 (12), supplement.

Pietropaoli, A. P., Trawick, D. R., LaFaro, M. C., & Apostolakos, M. J. (2000). Housestaff attitudes regarding prognosis of critically ill medical patients.. Critical Care Medicine, 27 (12), A81.

Apostolakos, M. J., Salipante, D. R., LaFaro, M. C., & Trawick, D. R. (1999). Effects of a respiratory step-down unit on chronically ventilator dependent patients' length of time on mechanical ventilation, in the ICU, in the hospital and on mortality in a tertiary care university medical center.. Critical Care Medicine, 27 (1), A154.