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William F. Connell School of Nursing

Faculty Emeritus

william f. connell school of nursing

Mary E. Duffy, Ph.D., RN, FAAN

 

Mary E. Duffy, Ph.D., RN, FAAN

Professor Emeritus
duffy@bc.edu
Health promotion of adults; functional health of older persons; instrument development; research methods & data analysis

Laurel A. Eisenhauer, Ph.D., RN, FAAN

 

Laurel A. Eisenhauer, Ph.D., RN, FAAN

Professor Emeritus
laurel.eisenhauer@bc.edu
Therapeutic decision making and nursing intervention; drug therapy and nursing role; nurse and consumer decision making and problem solving; decision styles; role conflict and role ambiguity

Marjory Gordon, Ph.D., RN, FAAN

 

Marjory Gordon, Ph.D., RN, FAAN

Professor Emeritus
Nursing diagnosis and diagnostic reasoning    

Carol R. Hartman, DNSc., RNCS

 

Carol R. Hartman, DNSc., RNCS

Professor Emeritus
Psychiatric/Mental Health
Psychotic mothers and their babies; post myocardial infarction patients; children in sex rings; child molesters, juvenile molesters and juvenile murders, stalkers

Joellen W. Hawkins, RN, Ph.D., WHNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN

 

Joellen W. Hawkins, RN, Ph.D., WHNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN

Professor Emeritus
Abuse during pregnancy; biographies of nursing leaders, history of school nursing; nurse practitioner role development; WHNP role evolution; nurse social worker collaboration, history of women's roles in settlement houses & community health centers, child witness to violence

Barbara Hazard, Ph.D., RN, FAAN

 

Barbara Hazard, Ph.D., RN, FAAN

Dean and Professor Emeritus
Research methods; statistics; clinical research studies

Loretta P. Higgins, Ed.D., RN

 

Loretta P. Higgins, Ed.D., RN

Associate Professor Emeritus
Nursing history; biographies of nursing leaders; development of coeducation; women's health, specifically decision-making in labor and delivery, hormone-replacement therapy during menopause, and battering during pregnancy

June Horowitz

 

June Andrews Horowitz, Ph.D., RN, PMH CNS-BC, FAAN

Professor Emeritus
june.horowitz@bc.edu
Postpartum depression including mother-child interaction; family mental health research, including children's teasing and bullying experiences; parenting and couples' interaction and negotiation processes

Margaret Murphy, Ph.D., RN

 

Margaret Murphy, Ph.D., RN

Associate Professor Emeritus
Computer analysis of lung sounds in chronic respiratory problems; pulmonary care; use of estrogen replacement therapy for menopausal women

Jean A. O’Neil, Ed.D., RN

 

Jean A. O’Neil, Ed.D., RN

Associate Professor Emeritus
Patient responses to experiences of ambulatory surgery; assessment and intervention by telephone with ambulatory surgery patients; validation of nursing diagnoses; predictive value of selected variables for successful licensing exam performance; effectiveness of interventions in promoting successful licensing exam performance