BOSTON – Dedham native and current Westwood resident Debra E. Kelly, MS, RN, has joined MGH Institute of Health Professions as an Academic Support Counselor in the School of Nursing.
Kelly began her 17-year nursing career working with
pediatric patients at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Perkins School for
the Blind. Prior to joining the Institute, she was a nurse manager for Health
Services at Perkins, and is currently a nursing supervisor at Norwood
Hospital. She has also been an adjunct faculty member at Quincy College
and Simmons College.
Kelly earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Fairfield University in
Connecticut, as well as a Master of Science degree in Nursing
Administration and Business Management from Regis College.
MGH Institute of Health Professions, founded by Massachusetts
General Hospital in 1977, is the only degree-granting affiliate of the renowned
Partners HealthCare. A progressive leader in developing comprehensive models
of health professions education, the MGH Institute prepares advanced practice
professionals in the fields of communication sciences and disorders, nursing, occupational
therapy, physical therapy, health professions education, and rehabilitation
sciences through a distinctive combination of academic study, clinical
practice, and research. Close to 1,300 students are enrolled in graduate level
and certificate programs, with an increasing number of courses available
online. The MGH Institute is accredited by the New England Association of
Schools and Colleges (NEASC).