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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

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, and 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