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Faculty Directory » Deborah A. Benes


Office Hours:

Semester: Spring 2019
Office hours posted outside faculty office

Office Information:

Room Number: Thompson 318
Phone: 978-665-3325

Courses Taught:

Pediatric Nursing (Course and Lab) (NURS 3900)

Community Health Nursing (Course and Lab)(NURS 4400)

Study abroad:

Global Public Health – Costa Rica

Community Health Nursing – Ghana


Ph.D - UMass Lowell
MS Pediatric NP/Clinical Nurse Specialist - State University of New York at Stony Brook
BSN - State University of New York at Stony Brook
AS Applied Science in Nursing - Dutchess Community College

Research Interests:

Childhood Obesity

Healthy Behaviors

Physical Activity

Food Insecurity

Current Projects:

Co-Chair Healthy Eating Active Living CHIP for the CHNA9

Regional Food assessment Survey

Town Listening sessions related to food access

Asset mapping of food access points

Professional Affiliations:

2017- present – Massachusetts Public Health Association, member

2014 – 2017  Eastern Nursing Research Society, member

2010 - 2016 National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, member

2006 - present  National League for Nursing, member