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
Email:

Education

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

MBA, 1992. Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, US

BS, 1986. Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, US

Experience

Faculty Appointments: 2014 - Current. Professor of Clinical Nursing. University of Rochester, School of Nursing. Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 2013 - Current. Director RN to BS Completion Program. University of Rochester, School of Nursing. Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 2012 - 2014. Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing. University of Rochester, School of Nursing. Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 2009 - 2012. Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing. University of Rochester, School of Nursing. Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 2005 - 2009. 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: 2009 - Current. Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Golisano Children's Hospital at Strong, Pediatric Sleep Medicine Services. Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 2003 - 2010. 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.

Licensure

Primary Care (Professional Board Certification)

Clinical Sleep Medicine (Professional Board Certification)

Pediatric Nurse Practioner (Professional Board Certification)

Research

Grant in Kind. 2000 - .

Publications

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

Petosa, J.J., Carno, M.A., Connolly, H.V. . (2014). Quality of Life in Overweight/Obese Children and Adolescents after Treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea :T&A ve CPAP. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 189, A6357.

Petosa, J., Sethi, K., Carno, M., Walker, R.D., Greene, B.J., Connolly, H.V. . (2013). Pediatric Intensive Care Course Post Adenotonsillectomy: An Algorithm for Efficient Referrals. Sleep 36 (Supplement), 36, p. A380.

Byars, K.C., Katz, T., Malow, B.A., Shui, A., Carno, M., Connolly, H., Coury, D., Bennett, A.E.. (2013). Sleep Disordered Breathing is Associated with Worse Functioning in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Sleep 36 (Supplement), 36, p. 378.

Katz, T., Malow, B.A., Shui, A., Carno, M., Connolly, H., Coury, D., Bennett, A.E.. (2013). Medication Use in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Sleep Difficulties. Sleep 36 (Supplement), 36, p. 379.

Geliman, K.J., Carno, M., Connolly, H.V.. (2011). Polysomnographic Diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Pediatric vs. Adult Respiratory Rules in Adolescents. Sleep 34 (Supplement), 34, p. A270.

Bhagavatula, G., Chalanick, K., Carno, M., Connolly, H.V.. (2011). Effect of Age, Gender and Iron Dosing on Symptomatology and Feritin Levels in Children with Restless Leg Syndrome. Sleep 34 (Supplement), 34, p. A298.

Carno, M.A.. (2011). Integrated Therapies in Sleep Disorders. Integrative Therapies in Lung Health and Sleep.

Carno, M., Connolly, H.V.. (2011). Cardipulmonary Coupling Measures of Sleep Stability and Sleep Quality in Chikdren with Primary Snoring. Sleep 34 (Supplement), 34, p. A275.

Carno, M., Connolly, H.V.. (2011). Cardiopulmonary Coupling Measures of Sleep Stability But Not Sleep Quality Improve After Ademotonsillectomy in Overweight and Obese Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Sleep 34 (Supplement), 34, p. A295.

Connolly, H.V., Carno, M.. (2010). Efficacy of Adenotosillectomy in the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Across the Span of Pubertal Development. Sleep 33 (Supplement), 33, p. A329.

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.

Connolly, H.V., Ellis, E., Black, J., Kraus, R.A., Short, R., Carno, M.. (2007). Parental and Child Reported Quality of Life is Poor in Overweight Children with Symptoms of OSAS. Sleep 30 (Supplement), 30, p. A97.

Carno, M.A., Short, R., Connolly, H.V.. (2007). Heart Rate Variability During Stages of Sleep in Obese and Non-Obese Children with and without OSAS. American Journal Of respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 175, p. A38.

Modrak, J., Emerson, B., roshni, D., Connolly, H.V., Carno, M.. (2006). Risk Factors for Symptoms of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome in Children ages 4-10 without Tonsiller Hypertrophy. Sleep 29 (Supplement), 29, p. A88.

Connolly, H.V., Kraus, R., Short, R., Carno, M.A.. (2006). Heart Rate Variability in Obese Children With Symptoms of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome . Sleep 29 (Supplement), 29, p. A88.

Modrak, J., Emerson, B., Roshni, D., Connolly, H.V., Carno, M.. (2006). Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome is Highly Prevalent in Children 4-10 Years Old with Tonsillar Hypertrophy. Sleep 29 (Supplement), 29, p. A83.

Carno, M., Cook, S., Short, R., Cywinski, D., Connolly, H.V.. (2005). Heart Rate Variability in Obese Children with OSA. Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society, 2, p. A895.

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.

Modrak, J., Carno, M., Connolly, H.. (2005). Symptoms of Obstructive Sleep Apnea are Strongly Corelated With Tonsillar Size in Children 4-10 Years Old. Sleep 28 (Supplement), 28, p. A78.

Connolly, H.V., Carno, M., Keller, S.W., Adams, H.R., Carter Young, E., Fong, C., Girotto, J.A.. (2005). Nighttime Symptoms of Sleep Apnea are Predictive of Daytime Symptoms and Neurobehavioral Difficulties in Children with Surgically Repaired Cleft Palate. Sleep 28 (Supplement), 28, p. A97.

Connolly, H.V., Carno, M., Cook, S.R., Whittemore, K.. (2005). Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Obese Children with Habitual Snoring. Sleep 28 (Supplement), 28, p. A97.

Modrak, J., Carno, M., Connolly, H.. (2005). Factors Associated with Symptoms of Childhood Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome in a Predominately Caucasian Population. Sleep 28 (Supplement), 28, p. A101.

Carno, M., Girotto, J.A., Keller, S.W., Adams, H.R., Carter Young, E., Fong, C., Connolly, H.V.. (2005). Symptoms of Sleep Apnea are Common in Children with Surgically Repaired Cleft Palate. Sleep 28 (Supplement), 28, p. A98.

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.

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

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..

Connolly, H.V., Young, E., Carno, M., Roy, S.J., Girotto, J.A.. (2004). Nasometry and Sleep Apnea in Children with Surgically Repaired Cleft Palate. Sleep 27 (Supplement), p. A87.

Carno, M., Hoffman, L., Henker, R., Sanders, M.H., Carcillo, J.. (2003). Sleep in Children Undergoing Therapeutic Paralysis. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 4, p. A73.

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.

Presentations

The Pharmacology of Commonly Used Drugs to Induce/Maintain Sleep in Children and Adolescents.
NAPNAP Upstate NY Chapter

Obstructive sleep Apnea and Behavior.
Annual Conference, University of Rochester Pediatric Nursing Practice

What is your cleft team missing? Sleep!.
Annual Conference, American Cleft Palate/Craniofacial Association

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome, Obesity & Metabolic Syndrome.
Annual Conference, University of Rochester Pediatric Nursing Practice

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

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

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

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

Awards

Fellow.
American Academy of Nursing, 2011

Fellow, Distinguished Practitioner.
National Academies of Practice in Nursing, 2007

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

Nursing Honor Society.
Sigma Theta Tau , 2003

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

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

Nursing Excellence.
SUNY Health Science at Syracuse, 1993

Memberships

American Nurses Association, Committee Member

American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Abstract Reviewer

American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Grant Reviewer

New York State Nurses Association, Committee Member

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, Treaserer

American Thoracic Society, Chairperson

American Thoracic Society, Committee Member

American Thoracic Society, Committee Member

New York State Nurses Association, legislative district coordinator

American Nurses Association, Committee Member

American Thoracic Society, Committee Member

Sigma Theta Tau

American Nurses Association, Committee Member

American Thoracic Society

American Thoracic Society, Committee Member

New York State Nurses Association

American Academy of Sleep Medicine

New York State Nurses Association, Committee Member

American Thoracic Society, Committee Member

American Thoracic Society, Committee Member

American Thoracic Society, Chairperson

American Thoracic Society, Committee Member

American Thoracic Society, Committee Member

New York State Nurses Association, Chairperson

American Thoracic Society, Chair Elect

New York State Nurses Association, Committee Member

Sleep Research Society

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

American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Vice Chair

New York State Nurses Association, Coordinator

Society of Critical Care Medicine, Committee Member

Sigma Theta Tau, Treasurer Epsilon Xi Chapter

New York State Nurses Association, President-Elect

Society of Pediatric Nurses, Committee Member

Sigma Theta Tau, Program Chairperson Region 11

Eastern Nurses Research Society, Committee Member

American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Reviewer

American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Committee Member

Sleep Research Committee, Committee Member

American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Committee Member

Society of Pediatric Nurses, Committee Member

American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Item Writer

American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Abstractor

American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Committee Member

American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Committee Member

New York State Nurses Association

New York State Nurses Association, Coordinator

New York State Nurses Association, Chairperson

American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Committee Member

American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Consultant

Society of Pediatric Nurses, Treasurer