ExpertiseANCC Board Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner, Orthopedic Spine, Long Term Care and Physical Rehabilitation, Graduate Nursing Education.
Evidence Based Practice (EBP), care of the older adult and fall prevention, Inter-professional education (IPE).
Evidence Based Practice, Health Promotion, Quality & Patient Safety, Spinal Stenosis, Fall and Injury Prevention of the older adult, Inter-professional Education (IPE); investigating novel approaches to health education pedagogy; service and experiential learning.
Patricia MacCulloch serves as Clinical Associate Professor for the College of Health Sciences School of Nursing. In addition to teaching a variety of Advanced Practice Nursing graduate level courses, and under graduate geriatric health promotion course, MacCulloch is involved with coordinating practicum learning and internship opportunities for undergraduate gerontological nursing students throughout the greater Lowell area. Her present experience includes actively practicing as an Adult Nurse Practitioner at UMass Memorial Healthcare in Worcester MA, and Senior Healthcare Associates of Newton MA. Patricia is a consultant for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) as an older adult fall prevention content expert, collaborating with DPH through the Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund program. Patricia is an active member of the Massachusetts DPH Fall Prevention Coalition, the Massachusetts Coalition of Nurse Practitioners, the Eta Omega chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International, and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurse Association.