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William F. Connell School of Nursing

Laura White, PhD, MS, RN, CPNP

clinical assistant professor

Laura White, Ph.D., MS, RN, CPNP

Contact Information
Maloney Hall 361A

educational history

  • Ph.D. Boston College
  • M.S. Columbia University
  • B.S. Boston College

research interests

Integrative health care; mind-body interventions; positive youth development; adolescent mental health in primary care; stress reduction for children and adolescents; school health


Dr. White’s research is focused toward youth development and mental health. White designed a schoolbased study in collaboration with physicians from Boston Children’s Hospital and the Massachusetts School Nurse Research Network.

Dr. White is a certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. White has been awarded grants from Clinical Research Grant, Alphi Chi, and Sigma Theta Tau. White is a member of Sigma Theta Tau, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, American Holistic Nurses Association, Massachusetts School Nurse Research Network, and Massachusetts Coalition of Nurse Practitioners.

selected publications

  • White, L. S., Aubin, J., Bradford, C., Alix, C., Hughes, L., & Phipatanakul, W. (2015). Effectiveness of a computer module to augment the training of school staff in the management of students with food allergies. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. Advance online publication. doi:10.1016/j.anai.2014.11.020