Joshua Lea, DNP, CRNA, MBA

Assistant Clinical Professor

Faculty, School of Nursing

Office: 207A Robinson Hall

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 617-373-3841

Education and Training:
DNP   University of Akron, College of Health Professions
MS      Georgetown University, School of Nursing and Health Sciences
MBA   Cleveland State University, College of Business
BSN    Kent State University, College of Nursing and Honors College

Board Certifications:
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, NBCRNA

Research Interests:
Occupational wellness, patient safety, ultrasound imaging and LGBTQ+ health

Mahoney, C. B., Lea, J., Schumann, P., & Jillson, I. (2020). Turnover, burnout, and job satisfaction of certified registered nurse anesthetists in the United States: Role of job characteristics and personality. AANA Journal, 88(1), 39-48.

Neft, M., Hartgkidek, A., & Lea, J. (2017). Wellness milestone: The road to wellness: Paving the way toward a healthy work environment. AANA NewsBulletin.

Mahoney, C. B., Lea, J., Jillson, I., & Meeusen, V. (2014). Turnover of nurse anesthetists: The similarities and differences between countries. BioMed Central Ltd. 14(2).

Martsolf, D. S., Draucker, C. B., Bednarz, L. C., & Lea, J. A. (2011). Listening to the voices of important others: How adolescents make sense of troubled dating relationships. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 25(6), 430-444.

Areas of Expertise:
Ultrasound imaging, Patient safety, Pharmacology and anesthesia, Conceptual basis of anesthesia, Liver, renal and endocrine physiology, LGBTQ+ health

Honors & Awards:
AANA Foundation News Bulletin: Spotlight Researcher
Team Player of the Year, Cleveland Clinic, CICU

Appointments/Clinical Practice Affiliation:
Massachusetts General Hospital
Shriners Burn Hospital for Children
McLean Hospital
Mobile Boston Ketamine

Professional and Community Service:
Board of Directors, Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation
Co-Editor of APSF Newsletter (Online), Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
Massachusetts Association of Nurse Anesthetists
New England Assembly of Nurse Anesthetists
New England Assembly of School Faculty of Nurse Anesthesia Programs
COVID-19 CRNA Task Force, Massachusetts General Hospital
Advisory Group Board, Institute for Safe Medication Practices
Undergraduate Student Government, Senator for the College of Nursing
Community Servings and Greater Boston Foodbank