Dr. Lisa Quinn (she/her/hers) has a dual-appointment between the MGH IHP and the MGH Cancer Center. She works as a Nurse Practitioner in the Yawkey 8 Infusion Clinic at MGH. She sees patients who are receiving chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and supportive care for cancer patients. There is also a large population of patients with Sickle Cell Disease and other hematological diagnoses.

At the IHP, she teaches healthcare policy courses to both ABSN and Master's-level nursing students with a focus on social justice and equity.

Dr. Quinn is a member of the Center for Climate Change, Climate Justice, and Health, the School of Nursing Awards & Recognition Committee, and serves as the Clerk for the Faculty Senate.

  • BSN, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, 2006
  • PhD, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2013
  • CAS, Adult-Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, MGH Institute of Health Professions, Boston, MA, 2017 

Workforce diversity; Skin tone diversity in health professions education, management of chemotherapy toxicities, immune checkpoint inhibitor toxicities, management of infusion-related reactions, Sickle Cell Disease, monoclonal antibodies, healthcare policy

Dr. Quinn has published numerous papers - some titles are highlighted below. You can view a complete listing of Dr. Quinn's publications on ResearchGate or in her CV. 

Occupational heat stress: An overview for nurse practitioners. 

Review of COVID-19 for nurses.

 Changes in patient and nurse outcomes associated with Magnet hospital recognition. 


see researchgate profile 


In addition, Dr. Quinn regularly presents at conferences and industry events. Please see her CV for a complete list of presentations.

Delirium vs Dementia: Oncology Nursing Practice Implications to the Clinical In-service to staff on Lunder 9 at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Nursing Interventions to Promote Therapeutic Relationships with “Difficult” Patients,  to the Clinical In-service to staff on Lunder 9 at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Throughput and Nurses' Workloads: Influences on Patient and Nurse Outcomes at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting.

Sleep Disturbances in Hospitalized Oncology Patients to the Clinical In-service to staff on Lunder 9 at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Good Hospital Work Environments Improve Patient Satisfaction and Nurse Outcomes in the United Arab Emirates at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting.

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