Loyola University Chicago

Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing

Faculty and Staff

MariJo Letizia, PhD, RN, APN/ANP-BC, FAANP

Title/s: Professor
Associate Dean of Masters and DNP Programs

Office #: Building 125, Room 4506, HSD

Phone: 708.216.9325

E-mail: mletizi@luc.edu

Program Areas

Areas of Clinical Practice:

Adult Nurse Practitioner 
Medical-Surgical/Adult Health Care 
Hospice and Palliative Care

Professional Certifications:

American Nurses Credentialing Center: Adult Nurse Practitioner
American Nurses Credentialing Center: Medical-Surgical Nursing
Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse (ACHPN)

Professional & Community Affiliations

Professional Membership:

Illinois Society of Advanced Practice Nurses 
Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association 
Academy of Medical Surgical Nurses 
Loyola University Medical Center Ethics Committee
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
IDPH: Hospice and Palliative Care Advisory Board

Journal Reviewer: 

MedSurg NursingHospice and Palliative NursingJournal of Palliative Care

Selected Publications


  • Author/co-author of numerous peer reviewed journal articles 
  • Author of many textbook chapters
  • Presentations at local, regional, national, and international conferences