Susan Gallagher, MSN, ACNP-BC, ANP-BC, CNE

Clinical Instructor & Director, MS Nursing Direct Entry Program

Faculty, School of Nursing

Office: 408D Robinson Hall


Phone: 617.373.6064

Education & Training:
CAGS  Boston College
MSN    MGH Institute of Health Professions
BS       Boston College

Board Certifications:
Registered Nurse
ANCC: Adult Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Certified Nurse Educator

Research Interests:
Self-care of Older Adults; End of Life decision-making and palliative care; Simulation

Gallagher, S., Clark, L., Brown, C., Williams, L., Levesque, M., Silva, J., & Bourie, P. Quality Care for Cardiology Patients. Nursing Management, 1998, 29(2), 36H-I.

Brown, C., Clark, L., Williams, L., Gallagher, S., Levesque, M., & Brown, C., Clark, L., Williams, L., Gallagher, S., Levesque, M., & Silva, J. Coronary Restenosis.  Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 1996, 8(6), 283-87.

Clark, L., Gallagher, S., Levesque, M., Williams, L., Brown, C., & Silva, J. Planning for Collaborative Practice: Cardiac Interventional Medicine in On the Scene: At Beth Israel Hospital, Boston. Nursing Administration Quarterly, 1994, 18, 28-32.

Kent, K.C., Moscucci, M., Gallagher, S. G., DiMattia, S. T., & Skillman, J.J. Neuropathy after Cardiac Catheterization: Incidence, Clinical Patterns, and Long-term Outcome. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 1994, 19, 1008-1013.

Ryan, M., Gallagher, S., & Wandel, J. Effect of Nitropaste Administration Times on Sleep and Nocturnal Angina.  Applied Nursing Research, 1992, 5, 84-86.

Areas of Expertise:
Cardiovascular Care; Gerontology, Simulation

Appointments/Clinical Practice Affiliation:
Nurse Practitioner, Fidelis Hospice

Professional & Community Service:
2016 – present, Falmouth Senior Center, Health screening/Community Nurse
2015 – present, Sigma Theta Tau Gamma Epsilon Chapter, Faculty Advisor
2015 – present, St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Falmouth, MA, Eucharistic Minister
2014 – present, Falmouth Council on Aging, Board Member
2014 – present, St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Falmouth, MA, Member, Funeral Ministry
2013 – present, Falmouth Heights – Maravista Neighborhood Association, Board member and Secretary
2009 – present, Falmouth Senior Center, Food Pantry Volunteer
2008 – present, Falmouth Track Club, Board Member & Volunteer