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About Marye Dorsey Kellermann

Marye KellermannDr. Kellermann is an international speaker, author and is the creator of the Necessary Workshops and products. She graduated from the University of Virginia in 1977 and earned her MS in 1981 from the University of Maryland. In 2013, Dr. Kellermann received her PhD in Organizational Leadership at The University of Maryland, Eastern Shore.

She has recently worked as a nurse practitioner in private practice neurology with a Johns Hopkins affiliated group and in internal medicine. Currently, her practice includes medical care of a religious order. Her specialties include neurology, cardiology, geriatrics, adolescence and general internal medicine, as well as international health care. She has been a manuscript reviewer for The National League for Nursing Journal since 2004.

Dr. Kellermann has been nominated for the National League for Nursing's award for Outstanding Leadership in Nursing Education in 2003, as well as the Outstanding Educator Award by the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF) in 2004. In 2012, Dr. Kellermann was selected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Dr. Kellermann was a guest speaker for the April 2014 NONPF Conference in Denver on her Necesssary Whole Brain Teaching Method. Currently, she works as a Clinicial Associate Professor in the Nurse Pactitioner Program for The Catholic University of America. 


Here are just a few of Dr. Kellermann's additional qualifications:

Certifications: ANCC
  • Adult Primary Care
  • Gerontological Nurse Practitioner
Faculty Experience:
  • Coppin State College Graduate FNP Program
  • University of Maryland Graduate NP Program
  • Essex Community College
  • Villa Julie College BSN Program
  • Towson University
  • Catholic University
Nurse Practitioner:
  • Johns Hopkins affiliated private practice neurology group
  • Internal Medicine private practice: Baltimore, Maryland
  • Health Care Agencies
  • Educational Programs; Nurse Practitioner: entry level nursing and master's level education programs
  • Necessary Physical Assessment (a book for every nurse)
  • Necessary Physical Assessment for Advance Practice
  • Several Articles
Creator of:
  • NECESSARY Physical Assessment Audio CDs
  • NECESSARY SKILLS (13 step by step)
  • NECESSARY Physical Assessment
  • NECESSARY Manager
  • Numerous Disease Entity Audio CDs