Maighdlin W. Anderson, DNP, CRNP, ACNP-BC

Senior Nurse Practitioner, Neuro, Surgical, Trauma Surgical, Magee ICUs

Assistant Professor of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing

Contact Information

andersonmw[at]upmc.edu
412-951-8675

Education & Training

Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing, Francis Marion University, 2008
Certified Critical Care Nurse, AACN, 2010
Master’s of Science in Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, 2012
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certification, ANCC, 2012
Doctorate in Nursing Practice, University of Pittsburgh, 2017

Research, Clinical & Academic Interests

  • AGACNP education
  • Neurotrauma nursing
  • Disaster and wilderness medicine


Anderson, M and Watson, G. (2013). Traumatic shock: the fifth shock. Journal of Trauma Nurses. 20(1): 37-43.

Anderson, M, Elmer, J, Shutter, L, Puccio, A, and Alexander, S. (2018). Integrating quantitative pupillometery into regular care in a neurotrauma intensive care unit. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing. 50(1):30-36.

Elmer, J, Flickenger, KL, Anderson, MW, Koller, A., Sunderman, M., Dezfulian, C., Okonkwo, D.O., Shutter, L.A., Salcido, D., and Callaway, Clifton. (2018). Effect of neuromonitor guided titrated care on brain tissue hypoxia after opioid overdose cardiac arrest. Resuscitation. 129; 121-126.

Puccio, A, Anderson, M, and Fetzik, A (2019). The transition trajectory for the patient with traumatic brain injury. In S. Stutzman (Ed.), Nurs Clin North Am. 54(3):409-423.