Margaret-Ann Carno, PhD, RN, D, ABSM, PNP, FAAN

  • Professor of Clinical Nursing
  • Director RN to BS Program
Margaret-Ann Carno

Contact Information

255 Crittenden Blvd. Box SON Rochester, NY 14642
Work: (585) 273-4743
Fax: (585) 273-1268


Post Masters Certification, 2008. University of Rochester, School of Nursing, Rochester, NY, US

PhD, 2002. University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

MS, 1994. Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY


Faculty Appointments: 2005 - Current. Assistant Professor of Nursing and Pediatrics. University of Rochester (Pediatrics). Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 2001 - 2002. Instructor: Ethics in Nursing and Health Care. University of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh, PA, US.

Faculty Appointments: 1998 - 1999. Project Director. University of Pittsburgh (Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation in Adults). Pittsburgh, PA, US.

Faculty Appointments: 1997 - 1998. Graduate Student Researcher. University of Pittsburgh (data collection, data management and data study). Pittsburgh, PA, US.

Faculty Appointments: 1995 - 1997. Clinical Instructor. Syracuse University. Syracuse, NY, US.

Fellowship (Post Doctoral): 1/2003 - 12/2005. post doctoral fellowship. University of Rochester, School of Nursing (Sleep in High Risk Children and Youth). Rochester, NY, US.

Fellowship (Pre Doctoral): 10/2001 - 12/2002. Principal Investigator. University of Pittsburgh (Sleep and circadian rhythms in critically ill children undergoing therapeutic paralysis). Pittsburgh, PA, US.

Lectureships & Visiting Professorships: 1997 - 2002. Guest Lecturer. University of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh, PA, US.

Professional Experience: 2003 - Current. Staff Nurse 4-2800 PICU. Strong Memorial Hospital. Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 1997 - 2002. Staff Nurse PICU. Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh, PA, US.

Professional Experience: 1989 - 1997. Staff Nurse Specialist/Staff Nurse PICU. State University of New York-Health Science Center. Syracuse, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 1987 - 1989. Staff Nurse OB/GYN. Health Services Association of Central NY. Syracuse, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 1987 - 1987. NICU/Pediatrics. Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital. Syracuse, NY, US.


Clinical Sleep Medicine (Professional Board Certification)

Pediatric Nurse Practioner (Professional Board Certification)


Grant in Kind. 2000 - .


Carno, MA , Modrak J, Short, R, Ellis, E, Connolly, H. . (n.d.). Sleep Associated Gas Exchange Abnormalities in Children and Adolescents with Habitual Snoring. Pediatric Pulmonology.

M.A. Carno and H.V. Connolly. (n.d.). Parasomnias. Pediatric Clinical Advisor: Instant Diagnosis(2ed).

Fagnano,M., Van Wijngaarden, E., Connolly, H.., Carno, MA., Forbes-Jones, E., Halterman JS. (n.d.). Sleep-disordered breathing and behaviors of inner-city children with asthma. Pediatrics.

Carno, MA., Ellis, A., Ansons, A., Kraus, R., Black, J., Short R., Connolly, HV. (2008). Symptoms of Sleep Apnea Predict Poorer Quality of Life than Polysomnography in Overweight Children and Adolescents. Journal of Pediatric Psychology , 33 (3), 269-278.

Carno M.A., Connolly H.V.. (2005). Sleep and Sedation in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Critical Care Clinics of North America, 17 (3), 239-244.

Melnyk, B.M., Small, L., & Carno, M.A.. (2004). The Effectiveness of Parent Focused Interventions in Improving Coping/Mental Health Outcomes of Critically Ill Children and their Parents: An Evidence Base to Guide Clinical Practice. Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare..

Melnyk, B.M. & Fineout-Overholt, E.. (2004). Evidence to Support Disrupted Sleep Patterns in Critically Ill Children. Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare: -.

Carno M.A., Hoffman L., Henker R., Sanders M.H., Carcillo J. . (2004). Sleep monitoring in Children During Neuromuscular Blockade: A Report of Two Cases. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 5 (3), 224-229.

Carno, MA., Hoffman, L., Carcillo, J., Sanders MH. (2003). Developmental Stages of Sleep From Birth to Adolescence, Common Childhood Sleep Disorders: Overview . Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 18 (4), 274-283.

Clochesy J.M., Davidson L.J., Piper-Caulkins E., Carno M.A., Bauldoff G.S. (1999). Use of serum albumin level when studying clinical outcomes. Outcomes Management for Nursing Practice, 3 (2), 61-6.

Gaedeke, M.K. (ed.). (1995). contributed information on 5 different lab tests. Laboratory and Diagnostic Handbook.

Carno, M.A.. (1992). Meningococcemia: recognizing and reducing complications in pediatric patients. AACN Clinical Issues in Critical Care, 5 (3), 278-288.


The Impact of Sleep on Childhood Daytime Function.
Onondaga, Cortland, Madison County BOCES ISSP..., BOCES Instructional Support Services Project HELPS

Sleep in Adolescents and School Start Times.
Fairport School District

Changes in sleep habits in children after surgery.
Sigma Theta Tau, Eta Chapter, Poster Night, Sigma Theta Tau, Eta Chapter

Use of EEG to Monitor Sleep in Children Undergoing Therapeutic Paralysis and Sedation.
Biennial Convention Sigma Theta Tau International, Sigma Theta Tau International

Sleep in Children; Impact of Acute Illness.
University of Rochester

Nursing perspective on child abuse.
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Supraventricular Dysrythmias in Pediatric Patients.
Children's Hospital of Buffalo

Bronchiolitis, Pneumonia, RSV, What's My Diagnosis?.
Central NY Chapter, Society of Pediatric Nurses, Central NY Chapter, Society of Pediatric Nurses

Congenital Cardia Lesions that Obstruct and Mix Blood Flow.
Children's Hospital of Buffalo

The Nurses' Role in the Resolution of Assessed Clinical Disparities.
Leadership Institute of AACCN, American Association of Critical Care Nurses

Novice Nursing Researcher, A First Hand Look.
Central New York Sigma Theta Tau Research Day, Central New York Sigma Theta Tau


Diplomate of the American Board of Sleep Medicine.
The American Board of Sleep Medicine, 2006

Corrine Barnes Scholarship.
University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, 2000

2000 Invited Participant, UCLA Multi-Site Training Program in Sleep Research.
UCLA , 2000

Nursing Excellence.
SUNY Health Science at Syracuse, 1993


American Thoracic Society, Committee Member

New York State Nurses Association, legislative district coordinator

American Academy of Sleep Medicine

Sleep Research Society

American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Vice Chair

New York State Nurses Association

American Thoracic Society

Sigma Theta Tau

New York State Nurses Association, President district 2, Genesee Valley Nurses Association

Sigma Theta Tau, Treasurer Epsilon Xi Chapter

Sigma Theta Tau, Program Chairperson Region 11

Sleep Research Committee, Committee Member

New York State Nurses Association