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William F. Connell School of Nursing

Stacey Hoffman Barone, PhD, RN, CNS

clinical associate professor

Stacey Hoffman Barone, Ph.D., RN, CNS

Maloney Hall 375


  • Ph.D. Boston College
  • M.S. Boston University
  • B.S.N. Duke University

Chronic illness and adaptation

Dr. Barone joined the Boston College faculty in the fall of 2002. She received her master’s degree in nursing from Boston University and her Ph.D. from Boston College in 1993. Dr. Barone’s clinical background is as a neuroscience advanced practice nurse, working with patients with traumatic spinal cord and brain injuries. Her research interests pertain to the physiological and psychosocial adaptation of patients living with debilitating neurological illnesses and facilitating their quality of life.


  • June 2010 - Clinical Practice Award, Boston College Connell School of Nursing


  • Roy, S. C., Barone, S. H. (2013). Pedagogic Materials for Generating Middle Range Theories: Evidence for Practice. In S.C Roy (Ed), Generating Middle Range Theory: From Evidence to Practice. New York, NY: Springer.
  • Barone, S. H. (2012). Coping and Adaptation in Adults Living With Spinal Cord Injury. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, 44(5), 271-283.
  • Clarke, P., Barone, S., Hanna, D., & Senesac, P. (2011). Roy’s Adaptation Model. Nursing Science Quarterly, 24(4), 337-344.
  • Barone, S., Roy, C., Frederickson, K. (2008). Instruments Used in Roy Adaptation Model-based Research: Critique, Examples and Future Directions. Nursing Science Quarterly, 21(4), 353-363.