Mary Calacci

641 E Van Buren Street A205
Director & Clinical Assoc Professor (FSC)
Faculty w/Admin Appointment
DTPHX Campus
Director + Clinical Associate Professor
DTPHX Campus


M. Margaret Calacci is a clinical associate professor in the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University. She serves as the Director of the Grace Center for Innovation in Nursing Education. As Sr.Director, she oversees systems operations, teaching and learning for approximately 150,000 student hours annually. Students in the Edson College get hands-on experiential learning using deliberate practice techniques to develop skills and simulation experience with minimal risk because the patients are either actors or high fidelity lifelike mannequins. In addition to the above responsibilities Ms. Calacci provides faculty coaching in her specialty of simulation, mentoring and development of new nurse educators.

When away from ASU she enjoys her children, their dog and travel.



  • M.S. Nursing Education, Arizona State University 2011
  • B.S. Nursing, Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN 1987


Spring 2022
Course Number Course Title
HCS 501 FoundationHealthCareSimulation
Summer 2019
Course Number Course Title
NUR 437 Experintl Lrng Readnss to Prac

Professional Associations

Society of Simulation in Healthcare (SSH)

Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), Beta Upsilon Chapter

National League for Nursing (NLN)

International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL)