Associate Professor

St. Joseph Hall 331
Department Nursing

Mailing Address

Regis College box 10

235 Wellesley Street
Weston, MA 02493


    Dr. Fardy is a certified community and public health clinical nurse specialist with advanced subspecialty training in pediatric and neonatal epidemiology, infection control and clinical epidemiology, environmental health, global health, health economics and policy, and healthcare improvement science. A certified clinical research professional, Dr. Fardy’s clinical research expertise includes pharmaceuticals, biologics, and medical devices, with special interests in vulnerable populations, translational science, policy analysis, and global bioethics. The NU 340 and 640 Community Health Nursing course coordinator, Dr. Fardy’s most recent professional experience includes the following: Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, Regis College-St. George’s University Global Nursing Initiative, Salvation Army, American Red Cross, Boston Medical Center, Massachusetts House of Representatives, Regis College Peru Solidarity Trip, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Special Olympics Massachusetts, Center for Environmental Health Sciences at Dartmouth, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, University Hospitals of Cincinnati, Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Cleveland Department of Public Health, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, and the Sleep and Epidemiology Research Center at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Dr. 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, Society of Clinical Research Associates, Global Nursing Caucus, and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement.


    Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), Regis College

    Master of Public Health (MPH), Dartmouth College

    Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), Case Western Reserve University

    Master of Nursing (MN), summa cum laude, Case Western Reserve University

    Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, Fitchburg State University

    Graduate Theses

    Fardy, L.J. (2014). "Exploring the Impact of International Service-Learning on Baccalaureate Nursing Students." Advisors: Nancy Bittner, PhD, RN, CNS, Regis College, Weston, MA; Janis Tuxbury, DNP, RN, FNP, Regis College, Weston, MA; Anne Harrison, EdD, MAAT, Elms College, Chicopee, MA. Academic Distinction: 4.0/4.0 GPA.

    Fardy, L.J. (2006). "Methylmercury and Women and Children: Assessing and Communicating Consumption Risk." 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." Advisors: Deborah Lindell, DNP, RN, CNE, Case Western Reserve University, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing; Robert Salata, MD, and Susan Conte, BSN, RN, Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Cleveland, OH. Academic Distinction: Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.