Exergen Corporation Senior Vice President Joins the School of Nursing Advisory Group

Bouvé Communications| Monday August 3, 2020


BOSTON, MA: Northeastern University School of Nursing is proud to announce that Dr. Marybeth Pompei, RN, Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Scientist at Exergen Corporation will join the School Health Academy advisory group at Bouvé College of Health Sciences.

Nurse, scientist and an entrepreneurial businessperson, Dr. Pompei frequently serves as a keynote speaker at school conferences.

Marybeth Pompei“Marybeth is a true pioneer in the field of nursing,” said Dr. Francesco Pompei, President and CEO, Exergen Corporation. “For over 30 years, she has been a role model, mentor and advisor for nurses nationwide. Her extensive clinical knowledge and an in-depth understanding of evolving medical care and clinical requirements has made her an invaluable leader at Exergen.”

Exergen Corporation’s dedication to advancing the field of nursing extends far beyond product development. In addition to manufacturing and marketing a professional and consumer model of the TemporalScanner thermometer, the company supports nurses in a wide variety of settings. Dr. Pompei clearly recognizes that nurses are not only on the frontline of patient care, they are the future of healthcare. Attending more than a dozen nurse affiliated conferences and providing online educational tools and certification programs are only some of the ways in which Exergen is hands-on in the field of nursing.

“Northeastern School of Nursing and Bouvé College of Health Sciences are thrilled to once again partner with Exergen Corporation as we look to be the leader in best practices for our school’s reopening during this pandemic,” said Maria van Pelt, PhD, CRNA, FAAN, School of Nursing Dean. “Having Dr Marybeth Pompei’s years of experience; as a nurse leader, entrepreneur and business professional, is a tremendous talent for our School Health Academy advisory group. I look forward to our continued interest in educating school nurses across the county, and the globe, in the coming year.”  Carmen Sceppa, MD, PhD, FGSA, Dean of Bouvé College of Health Sciences shares Dr. van Pelt’s excitement and the opportunity to collaborate with Dr. Pompei in the years to come.

Dr. Pompei’s training in nursing began at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center (Boston, MA) and Catholic University of America (Washington D.C.). She received undergraduate and graduate  training in business at the University of Queensland (Brisbane, Australia) and Harvard University, and returned to medicine at The Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine (Chicago, IL), where she earned a Master’s Degree in Bioethics and Health Policy. Continuing her medical education at Albany Medical College, Alden March Bioethics Institute (Albany, NY), earning her doctorate in Biomedical Ethics. In her Northeastern Affiliate Professor role, Dr. Pompei teaches a formal course in Bioethics to nursing students.

Dr. Pompeii’s advisory role, which begins in August, expands Exergen’s relationship with the School of Nursing: Exergen served as Mission Sponsor of the School’s Nurse Innovation & Entrepreneurship program in 2016 and 2017 and will now continue to support the Bouvé College of Health Sciences, School of Nursing as a supporter of the Northeastern University School Health Academy (NEUSHA). NEUSHA provides engaging and professional learning opportunities that benefit the health, safety, and achievement of all youth. NEUSHA supports school nurses and other school personnel in their efforts to provide evidence-based prevention and management practices to an increasingly diverse, medically complex student population.

About Exergen Corporation

Exergen manufactures and markets two types of the TemporalScanner Thermometer: a professional version for doctors’ offices and hospitals, and a consumer model sold in major retailers nationwide. Nearly two billion temperatures are taken each year with the TemporalScanner. It is used in thousands of hospitals, clinics and pediatricians’ offices across the country, as well as in millions of homes. It is the #1 preference of pediatricians, #1 preference of nurses in the US, and #1 selling retail thermometer. The Exergen TemporalScanner’s performance is supported by more than 80 peer-reviewed published studies covering all ages from preterm infants to geriatrics and all care areas from hospitals to homes.

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