Patrick Mattis

Contributing Faculty
College of Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Dr. Mattis is currently the Director of Healthcare and Nursing Initiatives. He has been an associate dean and professor, director for technology integration, Project Manager, Senior Systems Analyst, programmer Analyst, Senior Software Quality Management Consultant, Implementation consultant, Software Engineer, Professor of Graduate Studies and registered nurse.

His industry experience includes finance, banking, insurance, pharmaceutical, nursing, healthcare, consulting and education. His healthcare/nursing informatics experience includes Surgical Services IS Project Leader/Systems Administrator, Surgical Services IS Educator, Clinical Informatics Consultant, Quality and Performance Improvement Consultant and Information Systems Consultant to (Catheterization Lab, Interventional Radiology and MRI).

In addition to his doctoral education, evidence-based practice, and informatics experience he has performed direct patient care in the following areas medical-surgical units, transplant institute, oncology, Cardiac Catheterization Lab, ICUs and CCU. Dr. Mattis has taught various informatics and evidence-based practice courses at the undergraduate and graduate (master and doctoral) level.

He holds a Doctor of Nursing Practice with specialization in informatics and education from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, double masters in Computer Science and Nursing Informatics and joined Walden University as a part time faculty in the College of Health Sciences, School of Nursing.


DNP, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Nuring

MS, Pace University

MSN, Pace University

BS, Pace University

BS, Regents College


Ninan, A., Acosta, J., Kulesza, T., Mattis, P., Holly, C. (2011). A systematic review of qualitative evidence on the perceptions, knowledge and beliefs of Asian Indians regarding Coronary Artery Disease and its prevention.. JBI library of systematic reviews

Mattis, P. (2010). Interactive immersive learning in higher education.. Creative nursing


Mattis, P. L. (2019). Mobile Technologies Transforming Patient Care and Promoting Healthy Aging: The Nurses’ Role. University of Technology, College of Health Sciences,

Mattis, P., Patterson, E., Maiocco, S., Boney, J., Anderson, S. (2008). Creating an Environment that Promotes Pedagogical Excellence”: Goals for Faculty Development. National League of Nursing

Mattis, P. L., Saimbert, M. (2011). Reaching the Mobile Student Generation: Virtual Reference via Elluminate Live. Medical Library Association