School of Nursing

Human Health Building, Room 3027
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
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(248) 364-8733
M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. closed daily 12 p.m.-1 p.m.

Mary Golinski, PhD, CRNA

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Assistant Professor
Nurse Anesthesia Assistant Director
3020 Human Health Building 
(248) 364-8776
(248) 898-8043

Dr. Mary Golinski is a certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist with focused research in anesthesia-related scientific inquiry and outcomes based on anesthesia techniques, pharmacologic agents, technology, safety and quality processes, acute pain modalities and preventing chronic postsurgical pain. She has been published numerous times herself, and also collaborated extensively with graduate nurse anesthesia students, adding evidence-based knowledge that has served to improve anesthesia-related outcomes.



  • PhD in Education Evaluation and Research – Wayne State University
  • MS in Nurse Anesthesiology – University of Detroit Mercy
  • BSN – Wayne State University


Research Area Interests

  • Anesthesia Types and Techniques
  • Pharmacologic Agents
  • Technology
  • Safety and Quality Processes
  • Acute Pain
  • Prolonged Post-surgical Pain



  • Abstracts
    • Golinski, M. (2018). The Comparative Preemptive Analgesic Efficacy of Addition of Vitamin B Complex to Gabapentin Versus Gabapentin Alone in Women Undergoing Cesarean Section Under Spinal Anesthesia: A Prospective Randomized Double-Blind Study. Anesthesia Abstracts, 12 (5).
    • Golinski M. (2018).  Gabapentin as an Adjuvant Therapy for Prevention of Acute Phantom-Limb Pain in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Amputation for Malignant Bone Tumor:  A Prospective Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial.  Anesthesia Abstracts, 12 (5).
    • Golinski M. (2018). Role of Preemptive Gabapentin on Postoperative Analgesia After Infraumbilical Surgeries Under Subarachnoid Block-A Randomized Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind Study.  Anesthesia Abstracts, 12 (5).
    • Golinski M. (2018). The Effect of Magnesium Sulfate on Postoperative Pain in Upper Limb Surgeries by Supraclavicular Block Under Ultrasound Guidance. Anesthesia Abstracts, 12 (7).
    • Golinski M. (2018). The Impact of Single Low Dose IV Magnesium Sulfate Adjuvant to Ultrasound Guided Transversus Abdominis Plane Block for Control of Post-Cesarean Pain.  Anesthesia Abstracts, 12 (7).
    • Golinski M. (2018). Magnesium Sulfate Improves Postoperative Analgesia in Laparoscopic Gynecologic Surgeries:  A Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial. Anesthesia Abstracts, 12 (7).
    • Golinski M. (2018). Multimodal Analgesia Decreases Opioid Consumption After Shoulder Arthroplasty: A Prospective Cohort Study.  Anesthesia Abstracts, 12 (9).
    • Golinski M. (2018). A Randomized Comparison Between Intravenous and Perineural Dexamethasone for Ultrasound-Guided Axillary Block.  Anesthesia Abstracts, 12 (9).
    • Golinski M. (2018). Cost-Effectiveness of Intravenous Acetaminophen and Ketorolac in Adolescents Undergoing Idiopathic Scoliosis Surgery. Anesthesia Abstracts, 12 (9).
  • Publications
    • Golinski M, Wright S, Crosson J. (2018).  Improve Patient Safety!  Recognizing and Preventing Residual Neuromuscular Blockade.  (Supplement to) AANA Journal. October 2018.
    • Golinski M. (2018). Identifying Patterns and Meanings Across the AANA Foundation Closed Claim Dataset Using Thematic Analysis Methods.  AANA Journal, (86(1): 27-31.
  • Scholarly Presentations
    • Golinski M.  (January 2018) Clinical Considerations in Neuromuscular Blockage Management. Presentation to the Michigan Association of Nurse Anesthetists Student Association. Beaumont Health Royal Oak. Sponsored by Merck Pharmaceuticals.
    • Hoffiz E, Salazar B, Pittoors M, Kabel L, and Golinski M. (June 2018). The Effects of Intravenous Amiodarone in Patients Undergoing Myocardial Revascularization.  Beaumont Health Anesthesia Grand Rounds, Royal Oak, MI. Oral Presentation.
    • Golinski M. (September 2018). Anesthetic Management of the Patient with Sepsis: The SSC, Guidelines, and Evidence. Continuing Education Presentation to the Michigan Association of Nurse Anesthetists Annual Professional Meeting, Traverse City, Michigan.


Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • Michigan Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing