Gwen Hobson

  • Instructor, Nursing
Gwen Hobson

Professor Gwen Hobson has been at Mercy University since September 2019. She has a post master's degree from Pace University, a master's degree from New York University and a bachelor's in nursing from Georgetown University. 

She enjoys teaching in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. Courses taught include medical surgical nursing, health assessment, primary care for the nurse practitioner student, contemporary topics in professional nursing, amongst others. She has experience teaching lecture, lab and clinical, both in person and distance learning. 

As a family and adult/geriatric primary care nurse practitioner, her focus is in emergency medicine. She has also worked in college health and geriatrics. When she is not teaching, she travels to Alaska and New Hampshire to provide primary, urgent and emergency care to rural areas. 


CAGS, Pace University, Family Nurse Practitioner 

MSN, New York University, Adult Geriatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

BSN, Georgetown University, Nursing

Certification: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Inducted into Sigma Theta Tau, the international nursing honor society in 2006

ACLS, PALS, BLS, ATLS certified


Recently presented at the Thomas Jefferson University Intraprofessional Education conference on intimate partner violence in the transgender community

Interested in working with the elderly and those who live in remote areas with limited access to care

Hobson, G., Kulm, E., Norton, C.K. Palliative and End-of-Life Care in the Emergency Department: Guidelines for Nurses, Journal of Emergency Nursing, 2011; 37(3): 240-5


Daisy Award recipient, 5/2023

Nominated for Excellence in Teaching award, 2020, 2021

Faculty Meeting Presentation, “Alaska: A World of Beauty”, 2020

Student Course Survey results within the top 5% for Fall 2019

Poster Presentation, “RN Case Review: Unit Guided Education in the Emergency Department” 5/2017