Faculty & Staff

Deborah Lind Mahony, SD, RN, PNP-BC

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Nursing


photo of Deborah Lind Mahony

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