Kathy Hassey, DNP, MEd, RN

Director, School Health Academy
  • School of Nursing

Résumé/CV:
Office: 102 Robinson Hall
Phone: (617) 593-0335
Email: k.hassey@neu.edu

Education:
DNP   Northeastern University
MEd   Cambridge College
BSN   Boston University
BA    Anna Maria College

Board Certifications:
RN – Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing
School Nurse – Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Funding:
MA Department of Public Health School Health Institute grant. Awarded $3,800,000 over 11 years for Northeastern University, 2005-2016
MA Department of Public Health for the Essential School Health Services Grant. Awarded: $869,000 over 5 years for Hudson Public Schools, 2000-2005
Department of Medical Assistance Health Care Access Grant. Awarded: ($30,000 over 2 years) for Hudson Public Schools, 2002-2004

Publications:
Hassey, K., Gormley, J. (2017). Violence in Schools/Restraints of students. In Taliaferro, V., Resha, C. (Ed.), Legal resource for school health services (SchoolNurse.com ed., pp. Chapter 44, p. 547). Nashville, TN: SchoolNurse.com.

Combe, L. G., Bachman, M. B., Dolatowski, R., Endsley, P. E., Hassey, K., Maughan, E., . . . Zeno, E. (2015). School nurse workload: Students are more than just numbers. NASN School Nurse (Print), 30(5), 283. doi:10.1177/1942602X15596582

“Communication Matters, a guide for sharing information about a child’s care.” (2012) Communication and Confidentiality Task Force of the Child Healthcare Quality Coalition. http://www.masschildhealthquality.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Communication_Matters1.pdf

“Ensuring Access to School Nursing Services For Massachusetts Children & Youth.” (2008) White Paper.

Honors & Awards:
2018  OPS Professor of the Year Award. Canisius College, NY.

Professional and Community Service:
Member, Executive Committee, National Association of School Nurses, 2016
Member, American Nurses Association, 2015- present
Director, Massachusetts Division – National Association of School Nurses,  2014-2016
Member, Massachusetts Children’s Mental Health Task Force at Massachusetts Medical Society, 2006-2016
Web Master for implementation of new web site, Massachusetts School Nurses Organization 2012 -2015
Public Relations/Marketing, Massachusetts School Nurses Organization, 2011-2014
President, Massachusetts School Nurses Organization, 2009-2011
State President, Massachusetts School Nurses Organization, 2007-July 1, 2009
Member Sigma Theta Tau
Member, National Association of School Nurses
Member, Massachusetts School Nurse Research Network (MASNRN)
Member, Massachusetts Department of Public Health Statewide Wellness Committee
Owner/Instructor, Easy As ABC CPR and First Aid Training, 1993-2007
Member, Carlisle Youth Commission, 1997-2004; Chair, 2004
Confirmation/CCD Instructor, St. Irene’s Parish, Carlisle, MA, 1997-2008