Assistant Professor

Department Online Programs: Nursing

Mailing Address

Regis College

235 Wellesley Street
Weston, MA 02493


    Courses Taught

    • Culture and Health: Perspectives
    • DNP Scholarly Project I
    • DNP Scholarly Project II
    • DNP Scholarly Project III
    • DNP Scholarly Project IV


    Doctorate of Nursing Practice, Western Kentucky University

    Master of Science in Nursing Education, Aquinas College

    Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Middle Tennessee State University

    Awards Honors

    Outstanding Student Performance Award Sigma Theta Tau, Kappa Theta Chapter, June 2020

    Fruin, B., Meakim, C., and Stephen, L. (2022). Advancing Care Excellence for LGBTQ+ (ACE+) series for the National League for Nursing (NLN). Background and supporting materials. Three case studies and accompanying materials. (B. Fruin-Primary author of Jayla Wright Unfolding Case Study)

    Fruin, Brandi W., Abell, Cathy H., and Main, Maria E. (2021). Flu and pneumonia coverage of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and/or Transgender individuals. International Journal of Faith Community Nursing, 6(1), Article 6.

    Stephen, L., Mikovits, J., and Fruin, B. (2023, May 29-30). Incorporating LGBTQ+ content into nursing curricula using NLN ace+ scenarios. [Concurrent Conference Session]. CASN’s 2023 Canadian Nursing Education Conference: Theme: Anti-Discriminatory Pedagogy in Nursing Education, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada.

    Fruin, B., Hallmark, B., Meakim, C., Mikovits, J., Stephen, L. (2023). Advancing care excellence for LGBTQ+ people unfolding case [Webinar]. National League for Nursing.

    Hallmark, B., Mikovits, J., Fruin, B., Meakim, C., and Stephen, L. (2022, September 28-30). Be who you are: Advancing care excellence for LGBTQ+. [Concurrent Conference Session]. National League for Nursing Education Summit: Healthy People: Leading the Way Through Education, Practice, and Policy, Las Vegas, NV, United States.

    Baldwin, C., Rinke. L., Godzik, C., Fruin, B., and Travers, E. (2021). An investigation of DNP students’ level of self-care prior to their transition into practice. [Poster presentation]. Sigma Theta Tau Convention. November (2021).