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William F. Connell School of Nursing

Susan Kelly-Weeder, PhD, FNP-BC

associate professor

Susan Kelly-Weeder, Ph.D., FNP-BC

Office
Cushing Hall 420
617-552-8018
susan.kelly-weeder@bc.edu

EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

  • M.S., Ph.D. - University of Massachusetts, Lowell
  • B.S. - Simmons College

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Disordered eating behaviors; high-risk alcohol use; web-based motivational interventions; lifestyle risks for infertility

BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Kelly-Weeder’s research focuses on the co-occurrence of high risk eating and drinking behaviors. In particular, her work examines the relationship between binge eating, binge drinking and the co-occurrence of these behaviors in college age students. She is currently developing a web-based motivational intervention to address these behaviors.

Dr. Kelly-Weeder received her B.S. from Simmons College and her M.S. and Ph.D. for the University of Massachusetts Lowell. She is certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and is an active member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF). She is also a member of the Massachusetts Association of Registered Nurses (MARN), the Eastern Nursing Research Society (ENRS) and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society.

SELECTED APPOINTMENTS & AWARDS

  • 2013 - Elected membership, Research Society on Alcoholism
  • 2012 - Grant funding, Binge Eating and Drinking: Screening and Intervention for College Students, National Institute of Nursing Research
  • 2012 – Elected Board of Directors, National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties
  • 2011 - Distinguished Practitioner, National Acadamies of Practice
  • 2010 - Excellence in Nursing Education, Massachusetts Association of Registered Nurses

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SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Wolfe, B. E., Kelly-Weeder, S. S., Malcolm, A. W., & McKenery, M. (2013). Accuracy of self-reported body weight and height in remitted anorexia nervosa. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 19(2), 66-70. doi: 10.1177/1078390313481062
  • Kelly-Weeder, S. S., Phillips, K., Leonard, K., Margaret, V. (in press). Binge Eating and Weight Loss Behaviors of Overweight and Obese College Students. To appear in Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
  • Kelly-Weeder, S. S. (2012). Helping patients through the pain of infertility. The Nurse Practitioner, 37(2), 47-52.
  • Kelly-Weeder, S., Jennings, K., & Wolfe, B.E. (2012). Gender differences in binge eating and behavioral correlates among college students. Eating & Weight Disorders, 17, e200-e202.
  • Fantasia, H.C., Sutherland, M.A., & Kelly-Weeder, S.S. (2012). Differences in risky sexual behavior among urban adolescents exposed to violence. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 24(7), 436-442. dio: 10.1111/j.1745-7599.2012.00702.x

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