Debra E. Kelly, DNP, RN

Assistant Professor, Nursing
(617) 643-7307
Office Location: 
Shouse - 229

Dr. Debra E. Kelly is Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing at MGH Institute of Health Professions and currently serves as the 4th semester coordinator. Prior to her faculty appointment Debra served as Academic Support Counselor for the school.

Dr. Kelly has been an RN for 25 years, starting her nursing career working with pediatric patients at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Perkins School for the Blind. Prior to joining the Institute she was Nurse Manager for Health Services at Perkins, and is currently a nursing supervisor at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham. She has also taught as adjunct faculty at both Quincy College and Simmons College.

Dr. Kelly is an active member of American Nurses Association (ANA), National League for Nursing (NLN) and Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society, where she serves as treasurer. 


BSN, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT
MS, Nursing Administration and Business Management, Regis College, Weston, MA
DNP, Regis College, Weston, MA


See CV for complete list.


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Curriculum Vitae