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Associate Professor

Department Nursing Grad Instruction

Mailing Address

Regis College

235 Wellesley Street
Weston, MA 02493

    About

    Helene Bowen Brady, DNP, M.Ed, RN-BC, NEA-BC is an Associate Professor and Director of the Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) Program at Regis. Dr. Bowen Brady teaches graduate students in the master's and doctoral programs in the Young School of Nursing. As part of her faculty role, Dr. Bowen Brady is the Nurse Scientist at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital (BWFH) in Boston, MA.

    Prior to joining Regis, Dr. Bowen Brady held numerous leadership positions in nursing in both the acute care and community settings. Most recently she was the Associate Chief Nurse for Practice and Innovation at BWFH where she was responsible for the Nursing Quality, Nursing Professional Development, and Nursing Informatics departments. Dr. Bowen Brady provided leadership, direction, and support to advance quality and clinical initiatives that demonstrate excellence in nursing practice. She played a key role in supporting BWFH to achieve its first designation as an ANCC Magnet® recognized organization in 2019. She continues to maintain a per diem practice at BWFH as a nurse leader/scientist.

    Dr. Bowen Brady holds ANCC national certifications in nursing professional development and as a nurse executive-advanced. She is a member of multiple professional nursing organizations including the American Nurses Association, the Association for Nurses in Professional Development, the Eastern Nurses Research Society, the Clinical Nurse Leader Association, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, and the Boston University School of Nursing Archives.

    Her areas of interest include peer review, shared governance, academic-practice partnerships, and evidence-based practice, and has presented on these topics at local, regional, and national conferences.

    Education

    Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), Regis College

    Master of Education (MEd), Cambridge College

    Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Boston College

    Diploma, St. Vincent Hospital School of Nursing

    Bowen Brady, H., Haag-Heitman, B., Hunt, V, and Oot-Hayes, M. (2019). Asking for feedback: Clinical nurses’ perceptions of a peer review program in a community hospital. Journal of Nursing Administration, 49(1), 35-41. doi: 10.1097/NNA.0000000000000705

    Bowen Brady, H. (2018). Eastern Nursing Research Society: 30th Annual Scientific Sessions Abstracts: Registered nurses perceptions of a peer review program in a community hospital. Nursing Research, 67(2), E100-E102. doi: 10.1097/NNR.0000000000000276

    Banister, G., Bowen-Brady, H., and Winfrey, M. (2014). Using Career Nurse Mentors to Support Minority Nursing Students and Facilitate Their Transition to Practice. Journal of Professional Nursing, 30(4), 317-325. doi:10.1016/j.profnurs.2013.11.001

    Book Review: Bowen-Brady, H. (2013). Evidence-Based Practice: An Integrative Approach to Research, Administration, and Practice. Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing, Nov/Dec 2013, 287. doi: 10.1097/DCC.0000000000000003

    Poster Presentation: "Promoting Professional Development: Face-to-Face Peer Review", Orlando, FL: ANCC Pathway to Excellence Conference, (Accepted for presentation), April 2019

    Poster Presentation: "Registered nurses perceptions of a peer review program in a community hospital," Newark, NJ: Easter Nursing Research Society (ENRS) 30th Annual Scientific Sessions, Newton, MA: Boston College Annual Spring Research Program and Awards Ceremony, April 2018

    Podium Presentation: "The Intersection of Academia and Practice: The Role of the Nurse Scientist in Promoting Evidence-Based Practice at a Community Hospital in the Greater Boston Area," New England Organization of Nurse Educators (NEONE) - 10th Annual Nurse Educator Symposium, April 2017

    Poster Presentation: "Registered nurses perceptions of a peer review program in a community hospital," Winchester, MA: New England Organization of Nurse Educators (NEONE), 10th Annual Nurse Educator Symposium, April 2017

    Weston, MA: Regis College, Doctor of Nursing Practice Program, Poster-Project Presentation Day

    "The Intersection of Academia and Practice: The Role of the Nurse Scientist in Promoting Evidence-Based Practice at a Community Hospital in the Greater Boston Area," Falmouth, MA: Saint Anselm College, 24th Annual Conference for Nurse Educators, June 2016

    Poster Presentation: "The Intersection of Academia and Practice: The Role of the Nurse Scientist in Promoting Evidence-Based Practice at a Community Hospital in the Greater Boston Area", Waltham, MA: ANA Massachusetts, 2016 Spring Conference, April 2016

    Poster Presentation: "Practice Makes Perfect Newsletter", Weston, MA: Greater Boston Chapter of AACN and Regis College School of Nursing, Science and Health Professions, April 2015

    Poster Presentation: "Taking the Confusion Out of Transfusions", Greater Boston Chapter AACN/Regis College Conference, April 2014

    Poster and Oral Presentation: "Taking the Confusion Out of Transfusions", Region 1, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Horizons 2014, April 2014

    Poster Presentation: "Poor Performance: Best Practices for Addressing and Resolving Performance Gaps", Organization of Nurse Leaders, March 2013

    Poster Presentation: "Clinical Leadership Collaborative for Diversity in Nursing: Leveraging Service/Academic Partnerships to Expand Opportunities for Minority Nursing Students", American Organization of Nurse Executives, May 2012

    Poster Presentation: "IV Push Medications: Proceed with Caution, "Northeast Organization of Nurse Educators (NEONE), April 2009