Jordon D. Bosse, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor

Faculty, School of Nursing

Office: 408C Robinson Hall

Email: [email protected]

Education and Training:
PhD, Nursing           University of Massachusetts, Amherst
MS, Nursing Ed.      St. Joseph’s College of Maine
BS, Nursing              University of Southern Maine
BA                              Goddard College
Training Fellowship: Summer Institute in LGBT Population Health. The Fenway Institute & Northeastern University, Boston Campus

Board Certifications:
Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing, RN
New Hampshire Board of Nursing, RN

Research Interests:
Mental health of sexual and gender minority (SGM) young adults in the context of family environment; Minority stress theory; SGM health & health disparities; Instrument development; Inclusion of SGM topics in healthcare professional education programs; Collection and analysis of sexual orientation and gender identity data in clinical practice and research

Graduate Student Dissertation Fellowship, University of Massachusetts, 2018
Research Grant, Beta Zeta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International, 2017
Research Grant, Beta Zeta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International, 2014
Hluchyj Fellowship, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2013  to 2014

NIH Grants:
R44 DA050354  Evaluating the Usability, Efficacy and Commercial Utility of a Digital Platform to Deliver Comprehensive Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder
Current Role: Co-Investigator (8/24/20-2/28/21)
Prior Role: Principal Investigator (10/1/19-8/23/20)

Bosse, J. D., Jackman, K. & Hughes, T. (2020). NINR Funding Dedicated to Sexual and Gender Minority Health: 1987-2018. Nursing Outlook, 68: 293-300. DOI: 10.1016/j.outlook.2020.01.002

Bosse, J. D. (2019). Sexual and gender identity development in young adults and implications for healthcare. Current Sexual Health Reports, 11: 274-286. DOI: 10.1007/s11930-019-00215-w

Mariolis, T., Bosse, J. D., Martin, S., Wilson, A., Chiodo, L. C. (2019). A systematic review of the effectiveness of buprenorphine for opioid use disorder compared to other treatment modalities. Journal of Addiction Research & Therapy, 10:2. DOI: 10.4172/2155-6105.1000379

Jackman, K., Bosse, J. D., Eliason, M., Hughes, T. (2019) Sexual and Gender Minority Health in Nursing Research. Nursing Outlook, 67(1): 21-38. DOI: 10.1016/j.outlook.2018.10.006

Martin, S., Chiodo, L., Bosse, J.D., Wilson, A. (2018) The Next Stage of Buprenorphine Care for Opioid Use Disorder: A Narrative Review. Annals of Internal Medicine. 7326/M18-1652

Vanhook, P., Bosse, J. D., Flinter, M., Poghosyan, L., Dunphy, L., & Barksdale D. (2018) Policy Brief: Emerging Role of Baccalaureate Registered Nurses in Primary Care. Nursing Outlook, 66(5): 52-17. DOI:

Martin, S., Bosse, J.D., Wilson, A., Losikoff, P. & Chiodo, L. (2018). Under one roof: Identification, evaluation, and treatment of chronic Hepatitis C in addiction care. Addiction Science & Clinical Practice, 13:

Bosse, J. D., Leblanc, R. G., Jackman, K., Bjarnottir, R. I. (2018). Benefits of Implementing and Improving Collection of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Data in Electronic Health Records. Computers, Informatics, and Nursing, 36(6): 267-274. DOI: 10.1097/CIN.0000000000000417

Bosse, J. D., Simmonds, K., Hanson, C., Pulcini, J., Dunphy, L., Vanhook, P., Poghosyan, L. (2017). American Academy of Nursing Position Statement: Full Practice Authority for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses is Necessary to Transform Primary Care. Nursing Outlook, 65(6): 761-765. DOI: 10.1016/j.outlook.2017.10.002

Bosse, J. D. & Chiodo, L. (2016). It’s Complicated: Gender and Sexual Orientation Identity in LGBTQ Youth. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 25: 3665–3675. DOI: 10.1111/jocn.13419

Bosse, J. D., Nesteby, A., & Randall, C. (2015). Incorporating Sexual Minority Health into the Health Assessment Class. Journal of Professional Nursing, 31(6): 498-507. DOI: 10.1016/j.profnurs.2017.02.001

Bosse, J. D. (2015). You CAN Get There from Here: Looking to the Future Beyond Graduate School. Advances in Doctoral Education and Research (ANDER), 4(1): 27-29.

Areas of Expertise:
Mental Health Nursing
Nursing Research
Research Methods
Culturally sensitive care for sexual and gender minority populations

Honors & Awards:
Jonas Policy Scholar, American Academy of Nursing, 2016 to 2018
Outstanding Student Poster Award, 4th Annual LGBT Research Symposium, 2016
Student Poster Award, International Network of Doctoral Education in Nursing, 2015
Graduate Leadership Award, University of Massachusetts Amherst College of Nursing, 2014 and 2015

Professional and Community Service:
Professional Memberships & Committees
Member, American Nurses Association, 2015 to present
Member, Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science, 2016 to present
Member, Eastern Nursing Research Society, 2014 to present
Co-Founder & Co-Chair, LGBTQIA Research Interest Group, 2015 to present
Membership Committee, 2017 to present
Abstract Reviewer for Annual Conference, 2019
Member, Healthcare Professionals Advancing Equality, 2016 to present
Member, Massachusetts Nurses Association, 2015
Member Sigma Theta Tau International, 2008
Member Leadership Succession Committee, Beta Zeta-at-Large Chapter, 2020 to 2022

Community Service
Member, Advisory Board, Transgender Cohort Study of Gender Affirmation and HIV-related Health. Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute-funded Study, 2018 to present
Board Member, The Venture Out Project, Northampton, MA, 2016 to present
Board Secretary, Western MA LGBT Coalition, Northampton, MA, 2014 to 2015

Manuscript Reviewer
Transgender Health
International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health
Information, Communication, and Society
Journal of Psychiatric Nursing
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)
LGBT Health
Men & Masculinities