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Elaine Tagliareni, EdD, RN, CNE, FAAN

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Dean, School of Nursing, Professor
Nursing
Center for Climate Change, Climate Justice and Health
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Elaine Tagliareni, EdD, RN, CNE, FAAN, is Dean, School of Nursing, and Professor. Previous to her appointment as Dean, she taught leadership courses and served as an advisor for students in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program. She also acted as an Strategic Nurse Planner in the Office of...

Mary E. Coughlin PhD, RN, CPNP-PC

Mary Beth Coughlin
Assistant Professor
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Mary E. Coughlin is Instructor and Interim Coordinator for the Pediatric NP Specialty in the School of Nursing at MGH Institute of Health Professions. Mary began her career as a pediatric RN in 1984 and has been a pediatric nurse practitioner since 1994. She continues to practice on a per diem...

Amanda Bulette Coakley, PhD, RN, FNAP, AHN-BC

Amanda Coakley
Adjunct Professor, Mind Body Spirit Program
Nursing
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Amanda Bulette Coakley RN, PhD, FNAP, AHN-BC, is a staff specialist in the Department of Nursing at Massachusetts General Hospital, as well as an adjunct professor in the interprofessional Mind Body Health and Healing Certificate program within the School of Nursing at the MGH Institute. Her...

Catherine Calder Calisi, MS, RN, GNP-BC

Catherine Calisi
Adjunct Instructor, Mind Body Health and Healing
Nursing
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Catherine holds a Master of Science degree in Gerontology from the University of Massachusetts in Lowell, MA, with a certification to practice as a nurse practitioner. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Salem State University. She has practiced in various settings in the...

Patrice Nicholas, DNSc, DHL (Hon.), MPH, RN, NP-C, FAAN

Patrice Nicholas
Distinguished Teaching Professor and Director, Center for Climate Change, Climate Justice, and Health
Nursing
Center for Climate Change, Climate Justice, and Health
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Dr. Patrice K. Nicholas completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing at Fitchburg State University, and a Master of Science in Nursing degree and Doctor of Nursing Science degree at Boston University. From 1996-1999, she was a postdoctoral fellow at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public...

Sheila Swales, MS, RN, PMHNP-BC

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Instructor
Nursing
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Sheila Swales, MS, RN, PMHNP-BC, is Instructor in the School of Nursing at MGH Institute. She is also a graduate of the Direct Entry Nursing Program at MGH Institute and certified as an Adult Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She teaches in the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing...

Clara M. Gona, PhD, FNP-BC

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Assistant Professor, Track Co-Coordinator Family NP Specialty
Nursing
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Clara M Gona, PhD, FNP-BC, RN is an Assistant Professor and Track Co-Coordinator of the Family NP Specialty in the School of Nursing. Dr. Gona teaches in the Direct-Entry MS in Nursing Program (Family track) and in the Interprofessional Certificate in Global Health, Equity, and Innovations Program...

Kathryn Atkin DNP, WHNP-BC, ANP-BC

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Assistant Professor
Nursing
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Katie Atkin has been Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing at the MGH Institute of Health Professions. Dr. Atkin teaches in the Women's Health Nurse Practitioner program since 2015. She is board certified as both an Adult Nurse Practitioner and a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner with years...

Patricia Reidy, DNP, FNP-BC, FNAP

Pat Reidy
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Innovation, and Advanced Practice Program Director, School of Nursing, Professor
Nursing
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Dr. Patricia Reidy joined the nursing faculty at MGH Institute of Health Professions in 2004 and is the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Innovation, and Advanced Practice Program Director, School of Nursing. She is currently teaching theory and clinical courses in the advanced practice...

Katherine Simmonds, PhD, MPH, RN, WHNP-BC

Kathy Simmonds
Associate Professor, Track Coordinator of the Women’s Health and Adult-Gerontology/Women’s Health NP Specialties
Nursing
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Kathy Simmonds has been on the faculty of the MGH Institute of Health Professions since 2000, and the Coordinator of the Women's Health/Gender-Related NP Track since 2007. Her clinical work and research has focused on reproductive health, including abortion, unwanted/mistimed pregnancy, and access...