Faculty & Staff

Margaret McAllister, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, FAANP

Clinical Associate Professor


photo of Margaret  McAllister

Areas of Expertise

Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Education, Health Policy, Quality Improvement, Dermatology


PhD, Northeastern University
SpCLN, Indiana University
MA, New York University
BS, Ohio State University

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Margaret McAllister, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, FAANP, is an FNP faculty member at the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, teaching in the DNP program and the post-master’s NP online program. She serves as a Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education site visitor and a member of the editorial review board for the Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Her publications focus on mental health issues, and the role of the APRN as educator. She has been the project director for the FNP training grant, directs the post-master’s on line FNP and Adult/Gerontology programs as well as the Clinical Nurse Specialist certificate program. McAllister has played an active role in the advisory board to the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing to revise the Regulations Governing Nurses in the Expanded Role in Massachusetts 244 CMR 4.0. As co-project director for the Doctor of Nursing Practice Training Grant, she is active in course development and quality improvement initiatives.

Teaching Expertise
Primary Care Family Practice, Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse, Health Policy

Awards and Accomplishments
Massachusetts Nurse Practitioner of the Year, Massachusetts Nurses’ Association
Nurse Educator of the Year Award, Massachusetts Nurses’ Association
Dissertation Award, Massachusetts Association of Registered Nurses
Nurse Faculty Fellowship, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Fellow, US Department of Health Resources and Services Administration Health Care Policy
Board of Directors, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Fellow, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Leadership Award, Theta Alpha
Nurse Educator Award, Theta Alpha
Member, Massachusetts Coalition of Nurse Practitioners Northeast Regional Conference Planning Committee

Clinical Practice
University of Massachusetts Boston Health Services