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Mary K. McCurry, PhD, RNC, ANP, ACNP

DNP Program Director, Associate Professor, Adult and Child Nursing



PhD, Nursing, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
MSN, Adult Nurse Practitioner, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Dartmouth, MA
ADN, Bristol Community College, Fall River, MA
BS, Zoology, University of Massachusetts-Amherst , Amherst, MA

Research Interests

  • Teaching with Technology/ Millennial Learners
  • Family Caregivers
  • Decision-making
  • Nursing Philosophy and Theory

Selected Publications

McCurry, M. K., & Martins, D.C. (2010).
Teaching undergraduate nursing research: A comparison of traditional and innovative approaches for success with millennial learners.
Journal of Nursing Education, 42(5), 276-9.

Hunter- Revell, S. & McCurry, M. K. (2010).
Post-flood disaster management and the home health nurse: using theory to guide practice.
Journal of CommunityHealth Nursing, 27, 126-136.

Hunter- Revell, S. & McCurry, M. K. (2010).
Engaging millennial learners: Effectiveness of personal response system technology with student nurses in small and large classrooms.
Journal of Nursing Education, 42(5), 272-5.

McCurry, M. K., Hunter Revell, S. M., & Roy, C. (2009).
Knowledge for the good of the  individual and society: linking philosophy, disciplinary goals, theory, and  practice.
Nursing Philosophy, 11, 42-52.

DeMarco, R., Roberts, S.J., Norris, A.E., & McCurry, M. K. (2008).
The Development of  the Nurse Workplace Scale (NWS): Self-advocating Behaviors and Beliefs in the Professional Workplace.
Journal of Professional Nursing, 24(5), 296-301.

Fain, J., Asselin, M., & McCurry, M.K. (2008).
The DNP...Why now? Nursing Management, 39 (7), 34-7.

DeMarco, R., Roberts, S. J., Norris, A. E., & McCurry, M. K. (2007).
Refinement of the Silencing the Self Scale (Work) (STSS-W) for registered nurses.
Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 39(4), 375-78.

Demarco, R., Horowitz, J. A., & McCurry, M. K. (2005).
Effective use of critique and dialogue at scholarly conferences. 
Nursing Outlook, 53(5), 232-8.