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Lori Keough

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Lori A. KeoughAssistant Professor
  • CollegeZuckerberg College of Health Sciences
  • DepartmentSusan and Alan Solomont School of Nursing

Research Interests

high risk populations, socio-economic and racial health disparities, secondary data analysis, advanced practice nursing professional issues and nursing education 


  • Keough, L.A., Fantasia, H.C. (2017) "Pharmacologic Treatment of Opioid Addiction During Pregnancy," Nursing for Women's Health pp. 35-43
  • Keough, L.A. (2015) "Caregivers of underserved minority populations: Views and opinions of the role of schools in BMI screening, education and communication," Journal of Health Disparities Research & Practice 8:3 pp. 85-99
  • Keough, L.A., Arciero, S., Connolly, M. (2015) "Informing innovative models of nurse practitioner education: A formative qualitative study," Journal of Nursing Education and Practice 5:5 pp. p88
  • Keough, L.A., Beckman, D., Sinclair, T., Young, S., Baichoo, S., Cobb, M. (2015) "Weight patterns of youth entering an urban juvenile justice facility," Journal of Correctional Health Care 21:1 pp. 45-52
  • Keough, L.A. (2014) "Influenza vaccine: A moral, legal and ethical mandate," Journal of Nursing Regulation 4:4 pp. 36-39
  • Sinclair, T., Beckman, D., Cobb, M., Young, S., Baichoo, S., Keough, L.A. (2014) "Obesity rates and psychotropic medication use: Differences between a juvenile detained and committed populations in an urban setting," Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice 14:3 pp. 213-220
  • Keough, L.A. (2014) "Obesity and insurance status among students in a Job Corps vocational education and training programme," Education & Health 32:2 pp. 48
  • Keough, L.A. (2013) "Failure to become immunized when caring for patients: An ethical and professional obligation," Journal of the Rhode Island Medical Society 96:11 pp. 19-21
  • Blier, R., McDonald, J., Keough, L.A. (2013) "Transitions of care: Professional expectations," Journal of the Rhode Island Medical Society 96:11 pp. 26-32
  • Keough, L.A., Sullivan-Bolyai, S., Crawford, S., Schilling, L., Dixon, J. (2011) "Self-management of Type 1 Diabetes Across Adolescence," Diabetes Educator 37:4 pp. 486-500

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • The NP "Attending"and NP Education Unit: Two Models to Increase Faculty and Prece (2014), -
    Keough, L.A. (Co-Principal)

Research Currently in Progress

  • Collaborative Post-Graduate Nurse Residency, in Partnerships with Lowell General Hospital and Genesis Healthcare

    Funded by the Mass. Department of Higher Education, Nursing and Allied Health Initiative, 2015-2016; Margaret Laccetti, Principal Investigator, with Drs. Lori Keough an Karen Devereaux Melillo (Co-Investigators).
    Melillo, K.D., Laccetti, M., Keough, L.A.