Faculty & Staff

photo of Deborah Lind Mahony

Deborah Lind Mahony, SD, RN, PNP-BC

  • Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Nursing
  • Telephone: 617-287-7537
  • Office Location: S-301-59

Areas of Expertise

Care of Children, Nursing Ethics


SD, Harvard University (Maternal Child Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
MS, BS, Boston College (Pediatric Nursing)

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Dr. Mahony is currently interested in ethical decision-making in pediatric primary care settings. Her previous research focused on substance abuse during pregnancy, children witnessing domestic violence, and childhood obesity. Dr. Mahony is a practicing pediatric nurse practitioner at MGH Chelsea's primary care clinic. She is also a member of the MGH Ethics Committee.

Teaching Expertise
Pediatric Nursing, Health Assessment, Community Health, Legal Ethical and Health Policy in Nursing, Online Education

Awards and Accomplishments
Quality Matters status, RN-BS online course NU 462 Legal, Ethical, Health Policy in Nursing
Presenter, UMass Boston Technical Showcase
Reviewer, Burkhardt and Nathaniel: Ethics Issues in Contemporary Nursing (4th Edition)

Clinical Practice
Primary care pediatric nurse practitioner, MGH Chelsea