Mary Byrd

Fogarty Life Science (FLS) 216
(401) 456-8013
(401) 456-9764
mbyrd@ric.edu

Academic Background

  • B.S.N. State University College at Brockport, Brockport, New York--summa cum laude
  • M.S. in Community Health Nursing,
    Functional Roles of Teaching and Clinical Nurse Specialist
    Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York
  • Ph.D. University of Rhode Island

Courses Taught

NURS 101 The Nursing Education Experience I
NURS 102 The Nursing Education Experience II
NURS 370 Public & Community Health Nursing
NURS 508 Public Health Science

Areas of Interest

Home Visiting, Public Health Nursing

Recent Scholarly Activity

  • Byrd, M. E., Costello, J., Gremel, K., Schwager, J. Blanchette, L., & Malloy, T. E. (2012). Changes in political astuteness of baccalaureate nursing students following an active learning experience in health policy. Public Health Nursing 29(5), 433-443.

  • Byrd, M. E. (2006). Social exchange as a framework for client-nurse interaction during public health nursing maternal-child home visits. Public Health Nursing 23(3), 271-276.
  • Byrd, M. E., Costello, J. Shelton, C. R., Thomas, P. A. & Petrarca, D. (2004). An active learning experience in health policy for baccalaureate nursing students. Public Health Nursing 21(5), 501-506.


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