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Caroline M. Hewitt, DNS, RN, WHNP-BC, ANP-BC

Clinical Professor & Assistant Dean, Nursing Undergraduate Program

Faculty, School of Nursing

Office: 211B Robinson Hall

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 617-373-8854

Education and Training:
DNS     City University of New York, The Graduate Center
MSN     Massachusetts General Hospital Institute for Health Professions
BA        Skidmore College

Board Certifications:
Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner, National Certification Corporation (NCC)
Adult Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
Registered Nurse, Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing
Registered Nurse, New Hampshire Board of Nursing
Registered Nurse, New York Stated Education Department, Board of Nursing

Research Interests:
Nursing Workforce Development

Simmonds, K., Hewitt, C. M., Aztlan-James, E. A., & Skinner, E. (2017). Pathways to competence in sexual and reproductive health care for advanced practice nurses. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing. pii: S0884-2175(17)30271-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jogn.2017.02.007. [Epub ahead of print]

Hewitt, C.M. (in press). Cervical Problems. In S. Freeman & S. Kendig (Eds), Women’s Health in Primary Care: An Integrated Approach. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier

Murphy, P.A.; Hewitt, C.M.; Belew, C. (2016). Contraception. In K.D. Schuiling, & F.E. Likis (Eds), Women’s gynecologic health. Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.

Hewitt, C.M., & Cappiello, J. (2015). Essential competencies in nursing education for prevention and care related to unintended pregnancy. Journal of Obstetrical and Gynecologic Neonatal Nursing. DOI: 10.1111/1552-6909.12525

Hewitt, C.M., Roye, C., & Gebbie, K.M. (2014). Core competency model for the family planning public health nurse. Journal of Public Health Nursing. DOI: 10.1111/phn.12133

Hewitt, C.M. (2013). Ethics and women’s health. In A. Peirce, & J.A. Smith (Eds), Ethical and legal issues for doctoral nursing students (pp. 221-235). Lancaster, PA: DEStech.

Jenkins, M.L., Hewitt, C. & Bakken, S. (2006). Women’s health nursing in the context of the national health information infrastructure. Journal of Obstetrical and Gynecologic Neonatal Nursing, 35(1), 141-50.

Areas of Expertise:
Women’s Health Care; Primary Care Health Care Policy; Bioethics

Professional and Community Service:
President-Elect, Board of Directors, National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH), 2018 to Present
Committee Member, Patient Education Review Panel, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG), 2018 to Present
Member, Objective Review Committee (ORC), US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS),  The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH),  Office of Population Affairs (OPA); Family Planning (Title X) Service Grants, 2017
Member, Board of Directors, The National Certification Corporation, 2005 to 2014
Member, Advisory Board, Provide Inc./ROE Consortium, 2013 to 2015
Member, Advisory Board, APC Initiative, 2007 to 2010
Consultant, Corrections Association/Women in Prison Project, 2009