Faculty Directory

Laura White

Associate Professor of the Practice


Laura White, Ph.D., M.S., RN, CPNP, PMHNP-BC, is an associate professor of the practice at the Connell School of Nursing. 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
  • White, L. (2011). Conducting school-based research: Lessons learned from an afterschool intervention study. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 26, 75-79.
  • White, L. (2011). Reducing stress in school-age girls through mindful yoga. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 26, 45-56.
  • White, L. (2009). Yoga for children. Pediatric Nursing, 35 (5), 277-283.

clinical practice

Clinician at Walden Behavioral Care and Ashland Public Schools