Valerie Hunt

Associate Professor, Associate Dean of Graduate Nursing and Graduate Program Director of the Nursing Leadership Program

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PhD, Boston College 1993

MSN, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond 1975

BSN, Boston College 1972


Prior to joining Regis College in 2010, Dr. Hunt was Senior Vice President, Patient Care Services/Chief Nursing Officer at North Shore Medical Center in Salem, MA and Vice President, Patient Care Services/Chief Nurse Executive at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Brighton, MA. She is a member of the American Nurses Association, Organization of Nurse Leaders (ONL) MA and RI, Massachusetts and Rhode Island League for Nursing, Massachusetts Association of Registered Nurses (MARN), and Charter Member of Sigma Theta Tau (Nursing Honor Society) of the Medical College of Virginia.


Partners Healthcare System “Partners-In-Excellence” awards for teamwork, leadership, and innovation - 2003, 2006, 2008


“Emotional Intelligence Models: EBP and Research.” Presented at Norwood Hospital, Clinical Leadership Council, December, 2012.

“Critical Care Teams: A Partnership Model.” Presented at NSMC/Partners Critical Care Workshop, March 2009.

Valerie Hunt, “Implementing a Nursing Peer Review Process,” Forum (May 2008): 14-15.

“Health Care Trends and Nursing: Future Models.” Presented at the North Shore Education Collaborative at Salem State College, April 2008.

Research Role/Interests

Nurse Researcher for Steward Healthcare/Norwood Hospital: serve as co-chairperson Nursing Research Committee, provide consultation and education for evidence-based projects and research studies in the Nursing Division. Areas of research interest include: leadership, emotional/social intelligence, missed care/nursing delegation, change management, care coordination and case management. Serve as capstone mentor and faculty advisor/reader for doctoral thesis committees.

Nursing Department

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Mailing Address

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College Hall 350
235 Wellesley Street
Weston, MA 02493
PO Box 10
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