Nursing-Grad Instruction

Lisa Fardy

Assistant Professor Clinical

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DNP, Regis College, Anticipated 2013

MPH, Dartmouth College

MSN, Case Western Reserve University

BA, summa cum laude, Fitchburg State University


Professor Fardy joined Regis College in 2009. A community and public health clinical nurse specialist, Professor Fardy’s most recent professional experience includes the Massachusetts House of Representatives, Viacor, Inc., Regis College Peru Solidarity Trip, AP® College Board, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, University Hospital of Cincinnati, Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital (Cleveland, OH), Cleveland Department of Public Health (Cleveland, OH), and the Sleep and Epidemiology Research Center at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (Cleveland, OH).

Professor Fardy’s clinical research background spans pharmaceuticals, biologics, and medical devices, with special interests in vulnerable populations, translational science, global equity, and policy analysis. The NU 340/640 Community Health Nursing course coordinator, Professor Fardy is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, American Public Health Association, Massachusetts Public Health Association, Association of Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, and Society of Clinical Research Associates.

Graduate Theses

Fardy, L.J. (2006). Methylmercury and women and children: Assessing and communicating consumption risk. Co-Advisors: Margaret Karagas, PhD, and Nancy Serrell, MA, Dartmouth Toxic Metals Superfund Research Program, Center for Environmental Health Sciences at Dartmouth. Academic Distinction: High Pass Honors.

Fardy, L.J. (2005). Addressing hand hygiene compliance among healthcare workers in pediatric and neonatal intensive care units. Co-Advisors: Deborah Lindell, DNP, PHCNS-BC, CNE, Case Western Reserve University, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing; Robert Salata, MD, and Susan Conte, BSN, RN, Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Cleveland, Ohio.


Maloni, J.A., Margevicius, S.P., Guo, S., & Fardy, L.J. (In press). Antepartum Stressors Experienced During Bed Rest Treatment. Case Western Reserve University, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing.

Maloni, J.A., & Fardy, L.J. (Pending publication). The Student’s Quick Guide to Scientific Writing. Case Western Reserve University, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing.

Fardy, L.J. & McCoy, C. (2005). The Pharmaceutical Industry in Public Health. In Public health management and policy. Available at

Fardy, L.J. (2004). Advanced practice nursing may enhance definition of the clinical research coordinator role. Clinical Researcher, 4(3), 29.

Fardy, L., & Dvorak, C. (2004). ZZZs or Seize: The Caffeine-Convulsion Connection. Case Western Reserve University, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Cleveland, Ohio.

McDermott, D.F., Vasir, D., Hess, V., Joyce, R., Levine, J., Uhl, L., Fardy, L., Giallombardo, N., Hurley, D., Ottaway, J., Wu, Z., Borges, V., & Avigan, D. (2002). Non-myeloablative stem cell transplantation for metastatic solid tumors: Feasibility, clinical results, and immune reconstitution. Proceedings of the American Society of Hematology.

Recent Editorial Contributions

Distance Education and Training Council (2011). Selected as Clinical Research Subject Specialist. Curriculum reviewer.

Risk Management and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing (2010). Long, Michael: Co-author. Statistics chapter reviewer.

BLASToff with Bioinformatics: Supplementary Module for Advanced Placement® Biology (2010). Wilmington High School, Wilmington, Massachusetts. Contributor and reviewer.

Jef Core, Inc. (2010). Weston, Massachusetts. Preliminary institutional review board reviewer.

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. (2009). Using Gene Transfer Therapy to Treat Sickle Cell Disease {Brochure}. Fardy, L.J.: Author.

The Mystery of the Crooked Cell: Exploring the Molecular Basis of Sickle Cell Anemia (2009). Joint educational outreach initiative for secondary school students. Boston University School of Medicine City Lab, Boston, Massachusetts, and Wilmington High School, Wilmington, Massachusetts. Contributor and reviewer.

The American Biology Teacher. Contributing reviewer (2008-Present).

Advanced Placement® Biology: Wilmington High School, Wilmington, Massachusetts (2007-Present). Curriculum contributor and reviewer.

Stem Cell Biology and Therapy in Organ Systems: Challenges and Opportunities (2007). Harvard University Stem Cell Symposium, Boston, Massachusetts. Contributor and reviewer.

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