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Debra Conroy-McCue

Associate Professor

Full-Time Faculty


Debra Conroy-McCue is an associate professor at the University of San Francisco School of Nursing and Health Professions. With over 40 years of adult critical care bedside nursing experience, her passion for education has been a constant thread throughout her professional career. She joined the University in 2004 and has continued to live her personal vision: To inspire and teach fellow nurses, nursing students, patients, families, and communities to care for self and others: mind, body, and spirit.


  • Adult critical care nursing
  • Adult medical surgical nursing


  • University of San Francisco, Doctorate in Nursing, Practice Nursing, 2014
  • San Francisco State University, MS in Nursing, 2007
  • San Francisco State University, Clinical Nurse Specialist, 2007
  • California State University, BS in Nursing, 1996

Prior Experience

  • Critical Care Nurse, St. Mary's Medical Center

Awards & Distinctions

  • Daisy Award Extraordinary Nursing Faculty, 2022