School of Nursing Administration

Diane Welsh

Dean of the School of Nursing

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DNP, Regis College, 2010

Post-Master's Certificate, Nursing Education, Framingham State College, 2004

MSN, Boston College,1980

MSN, Boston University, 1977


Dr. Welsh has been a member of the Regis College faculty since 2006 and is currently Associate Dean for Pre-Licensure Nursing. Prior to Regis, she was an adjunct faculty member at Massachusetts Bay Community College, an Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner and Consultant at Health Resources in Natick; Nursing Coordinator at Newton-Wellesley Hospital; Pediatric Nursing Coordinator at Massachusetts General Hospital; Nurse Practitioner/Student Health at George Washington University; Nurse Practitioner/Employee Health at Dulles Airport; Administrative Nursing Supervisor at Fairfax Hospital, Fairfax VA; and ICU Staff Nurse at Boston University Medical Center. She is a member of Massachusetts Organization of Nurse Executives, Society of Pediatric Nurses: National Health Policy Committee and Massachusetts/Rhode Island National League for Nursing and is a National League for Nursing Certified Nurse Educator.


Sroczynski, M., A. Hays, H. Chisholm, J. Russo, P. Collins, L. Schoen, M. Tobin, & D. Welsh. 2012. "What Preceptors are Saying: One State’s Perspective." Nurse Leader, 50-53.;

Sterling, Y., D.M.Welsh& and N. Fogg. 2011. "Impact of the Economy on Children with Special Health Care Needs." Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 489-493.

Welsh, D.M. Contributor, July 2010. Nurse of the Future Competency Document. Massachusetts Department of Higher Education.

Cronin, D.M. and B. Saacke. 1977. Factors in Cardiac Rehabilitation. Boston: Boston University Press.


Welsh, D.M. May 2010. “The Impact of the Economy on Children.” Pre-conference Workshop at the Annual Convention of the Society of Pediatric Nurses, Orlando, Florida.

Welsh, D.M. July 2009. “Precepting Nursing Students in the Final Year.” All day workshop for RNs at Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Newton, Massachusetts.

Welsh, D.M. May 2009. “Cultural Competence in Care of Children.” Presented at the Annual Convention of the Society of Pediatric Nurses, Atlanta, Georgia.


iPad Initiative Grant, 2012

QSEN Faculty Scholar, 2011

Nurse in Washington Internship (NIWI) Program, 2010, Traineeship in Advocacy, awarded by the Society of Pediatric Nurses

Kaneb Grant for the Development of a Senior Preceptor Program, 2009

Nursing Administration Department

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