Rebecca Hill, DNP, RN, FNP-C, CNE

Rebecca Hill
Assistant Professor, Program Director for Prelicensure
(617) 643-5791
Office Location: 
Shouse - 249

Dr. Rebecca Hill, DNP, MSN, FNP-C earned her BSN from the University of Rhode Island in 2006, her MSN and post-master’s certificate in nursing education from Duke University in 2010 and her DNP from Duke University in 2013. She is a family nurse practitioner, certified as a nurse educator, and a current PhD candidate at Boston College William F. Connell School of Nursing. Her research focuses on the advancement of the state of the science surrounding tongue-tie and its associated sequalae on infant feeding.

Dr. Hill currently serves as Program Director for the prelicensure and generalist programs and assistant professor at the MGH Institute of Health Professions School of Nursing, teaching at the pre-licensure level. She maintains clinical practice in family medicine and urgent care as a family nurse practitioner and she recently co-authored a first-edition pharmacology review text for nursing students preparing for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX).

Dr. Hill is an active member of several professional organizations including the American Nurses Association (ANA), American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), the National League for Nursing (NLN) and Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), with past service as President of two chapters of STTI.

Research Interests

  • Problematic infant feeding
  • Health promotion


Hill, R. & Sheff, E. (2019). Lippincott NCLEX-RN Pharmacology Review. 1st ed. Philadelphia, PA:​ Wolters Kluwer. In Press.

Hill, R. (2019). Chapter: Evaluation of Painful Swallowing. Geriatric Primary Care and Multimorbidity Management, 1e. Elsevier.

Hill, R., Park, J., & Pados, B.F. (2019). Problematic bottle-feeding in preterm-born infants in the first 7 months of like. Submitted to Advances in Neonatal Care, Under Review.

Pados, B.F. & Hill, R. (2019). Parents’ descriptions of feeding their young infants – “Is baby getting what they need? Will this get better?”. Submitted to Nursing for Women’s Health: Accepted, In Press. 

Rogers, D. & Hill, R. (2019). Overcoming barriers to organ donation after death: implications for nursing. Submitted to American Nurse Today: Under Review.

Hill, R. (2019). Implications of ankyloglossia on breastfeeding. MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 44(2), 73-79. doi: 10.1097/NMC.0000000000000501

Hill, R., Wong, J., & Thal, R. (2019). Formative assessment and its impact on student success. Nurse Educator, 44(1): 4.

Hill, R., & Flanagan, J. (2019). The maternal-infant bond: Clarifying the concept. International Journal of Nursing Knowledge. doi: 10.1111/2047-3095.12235 (Electronically published ahead of print). 

Hill, R. & Ruggiero, K. (2017). Infantile reflux: the unsuspected culprit. Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 13(2). 

Hill, R. (2013). Improving depression screening in patients with chronic illness. American Nurse Today. 8(10). Retrieved on October 17, 2013 from:

Hill, R., Vorderstrasse, A., Turner, P., Pereira, K., & Thompson, J. (2013). Screening for depression in patients with diabetes: Addressing the challenge. Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 9(4): 208-213.

Hill, R., Elsevier’s Ultimate Review for the NCLEX-RN. Elsevier. [NCLEX Item Writer].

Silvestri, S. Saunders, Hill, R., 2014-2015 Strategies for Test Success. 3rd ed. Elsevier. [NCLEX Item Writer]


BSN, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI
MSN, Family Nurse Practitioner, Duke University, Durham, NC
Post-Master’s Certificate, Nursing Education, Duke University, Durham, NC
DNP, Nursing, Duke University, Durham, NC

Curriculum Vitae