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Mary Peterson, DNP, APRN, PPCNP-BC

Associate Professor of Nursing Joined USJ:
Academic Degrees DNP, Quinnipiac University
MSN, Yale University
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Dr. Mary K. Peterson, Associate Professor, joins the School of Health and Natural Sciences in the Department of Nursing. Dr. Peterson received her DNP in Leadership from Quinnipiac University and her MSN for Yale University School of Nursing. She is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with expertise in pediatric primary care. Prior to joining USJ, she was Assistant Clinical Professor, Director of Accelerated Nursing at Quinnipiac University. Her research explores life-threatening food allergies in children and the impact of the opioid crisis on children and families.    

Dr. Peterson’s professional background includes over 25 years in pediatric primary care and nursing education. She currently maintains a clinical practice at Complete Pediatrics in North Haven.