Faculty Bios

Mary Karlet, CRNA, PhD

Mary Karlet, CRNA, PhD has been a practicing CRNA for over 30 years and a long-time nurse anesthesia educator. A native of Detroit Michigan, she received her BSN in Nursing degree from
Michigan State University, and MSN in nurse anesthesiology and PhD in physiology from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.

In 2005 Dr. Karlet was awarded the Health Resources and Services Administration Advanced Education Nursing Achievement Award for her efforts in providing nurse anesthetists to rural locations in North Carolina and beyond.

Dr. Karlet has been a senior site reviewer for the AANA Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs. She has been a member of the AANA Foundation Education and Research Committee

She has published extensively in the anesthesia and nursing literature including the Journal of the AANA, International Journal of Trauma Nursing, Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing and chapters in Nurse Anesthesia and Clinical Guide to Pediatric Anesthesia. She is the editor of the review book Nurse Anesthesia Secrets.