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Dr. Marita Dell'Aquilla

Marita Dell Aquilla

Marita Dell’Aquila joined Belmont University in the fall of 2017 as a full-time Lecturer.   She teaches Adult Health I laboratory and clinical at Sarah Cannon Cancer Center.  

Marita’s practice experience includes Emergency Nursing, Oncology, and Rehabilitation.  She began her career as a staff nurse in the Emergency Room at Baltimore-Washington Medical Center.  She moved to Nashville in 2011 and joined Sarah Cannon Cancer Center as a staff/charge nurse and later continued on to work at Vanderbilt-Stallworth Rehabilitation Center as a House/Nursing Supervisor.  She is a Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse.

Contact Information
Phone: 615-460-6032

MS (Clinical Nurse Leader) University of Maryland at Baltimore; Baltimore, MD
MBA (Information Systems & Management) Loyola College; Baltimore, MD
BS (Business Administration/Accounting) West Chester University; West Chester, PA

Personal Statement
Since childhood my true passion and desire is to be a nurse, and after having spent over twenty years in Information Technology and Banking, I earned my Master’s Degree as a Clinical Nurse Leader.  The opportunity to care for someone at their most vulnerable time of need is deeply rewarding.   I am privileged to have provided such care for traumatic brain injury, stroke, and spinal cord injury patients and to assist them in their daily struggle to piece back their lives.   My time at Sarah Cannon Cancer Center was the most rewarding and fulfilling.  I cared for and celebrated with many patients who experienced full remission; and have been blessed to be at the bedside of patients who, having lost their fight with cancer, take their last breath to be with our Lord, Jesus Christ.

School of Nursing |  Phone: 615-460-6139
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