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Leslie Neal-Boylan

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Leslie Neal-Boylan, Ph.D., APRN,CRRN,FAAN Dean of the Solomont School of Nursing, Professor, Vice Dean, Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences

Educational Background

Ph.D. in Nursing, 1998, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
M.S. in Nursing, 1992, San Jose State University, San Jose, California
B.S.N., 1981, Rutgers University, Camden, New Jersey
Family Nurse Practitioner certificate, first certified 2003, Marymount University, Arlington, VA
CRRN, 1992-2022


Leslie Neal-Boylan, Ph.D., APRN, CRRN, FAAN is the Dean of the Solomont School of Nursing at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. She is a Family Nurse Practitioner with an active clinical practice. Neal-Boylan’s primary area of scholarship is the nurse workforce, particularly nurses with disabilities. She has published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles and ten books. Three of her books have received American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year awards. Neal-Boylan is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and is an AACN-Wharton Fellow. She is associate editor for the "Journal for Nurse Practitioners" and an editorial board member and manuscript reviewer for a variety of peer reviewed journals.