Faculty & Staff

Mary Cooley, PhD, RN

  • Associate Professor, Department of Nursing
  • Telephone: 617-287-7581
  • Office Location: S-301-05

Areas of Expertise

Cancer Symptom Management, Smoking Cessation Interventions


PhD, University of Pennsylvania

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Dr. Cooley has conducted multiple studies on smoking behaviors in adults with cancer and in symptom management for individuals with a cancer diagnosis. Currently, she is funded by the National Cancer Institute for a multidisciplinary, multi-site study. Dr. Cooley is a Senior Nurse Scientist at the Phyllis F. Cantor Center for Research in Nursing and Patient Care Services, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and holds a joint appointment with the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Teaching Expertise
Context of Cancer Nursing Care, Scientific Basis for Cancer Nursing Research