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Gormley, Jenny

Adjunct faculty
MGH Institute of Health Professions, Boston
School Nurse Education
School Affiliation

Cambridge College School of Education

Academic Focus

School health, school nursing, leadership

Community Involvement
  • Master’s prepared, experienced school nurse leader provides professional learning and support opportunities to school health professionals. 
  • Brings extensive experience in varied clinical settings and with professional development, grants management, protocol development, and health and safety reporting to state and local stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability working with school administrators, nurses, teachers, community members, and state agencies to support student health and achievement.
Courses Taught

School Nurse Leadership in the School & Community

  • Northeastern University - currently enrolled in Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program
  • M.S.N. - MGH Institute of Health Professions, Boston
  • B.A. - Yale University
Professional Experience
  • Director, Northeastern University School Health Academy, Boston, MA
  • Co-Director, Northeastern University School Health Institute, Boston, MA
  • Director of Health, Nursing & Safety, Hudson Public Schools, Hudson, MA
  • School Nurse/School Nurse Supervisor, Acton Public Schools
Awards & Recognitions

NASN Presidential Award, Step Up and Be Counted national data project, July 2016

Research & Publications

Carrieri V, & Gormley JM. Coping strategies for dyspnea.  In D. Mahler (Ed.) Dyspnea (pp. 287-313).  New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc, 1998

Gormley J, Carrieri-Kohlman V, Douglas M, Stulbarg M (1993).  Treadmill self-efficacy and walking performance in patients with COPD. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation 13: 424-431.

Gormley J, Carrieri-Kohlman V, Stulbarg M (1992).  Dyspnea components decrease during treadmill treatment sessions in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).  Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation 12: 362.

Gormley J (1993).  Motivational Factors.  Paper presented at post-graduate seminar, Advances in Pulmonary Rehabilitation.  Beyond COPD, American Thoracic Society annual conference, San Francisco.

Selected Presentations
  • Step Up and Be Counted national data project - MSNO Spring Conference, April 2016
  • Nurse Leader Role in Supporting Student Academic Achievement - MDPH Essential School Health Services state-wide meeting, December 2015
  • Implementing SBIRT in Schools: A Team Approach - All Cape In-service for School Nurses, Oct, 2015
  • SBIRT: Getting a program up and running - Community Catalyst panel presentation, Atlanta, GA, June 2015
  • MA School Nurse Leader CQI Survey Results & Outcomes Measurement - MDPH Essential School Health Services Nurse Leader Meeting, Spring & Fall, 2014
  • Community Conversations: A Town Hall Meeting on Underage Drinking - Member, panel presentation sponsored by Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition, 2014
  • Backward by Design - MDPH Essential School Health Services Nurse Leader Meeting, 2013
Professional Memberships & Affiliations
  • MA School Nurse Organization
  • National Association of School Nurses
  • Johnson & Johnson School Health Leadership Fellow