Ann Marie McCarthy, PhD, RN, PNP, FAAN


Dr. Ann Marie McCarthy received her BA in Nursing is from Simmons College in Boston, MA, and her MSN in Maternal Child Nursing and her Pediatric Nurse Practitioner are from Boston College. Her pediatric clinical experience has been in general pediatrics, community health centers and pediatric neurology. She received her PhD in Educational Psychology and Pediatric Psychology from the University of Iowa. After completing a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Psychology at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Dr McCarthy became a licensed psychologist. She teaches research methods and children in schools. Her research area of interest is children with chronic health conditions, with an emphasis on cognitive-behavioral interventions for pain management in children and children with chronic conditions in the school setting. 

Research areas
  • Children with chronic health conditions
  • Cognitive-behavioral interventions to alleviate child distress during painful procedure
  • School health/school nursing
Ann Marie McCarthy
PhD in Educational Psychology, University of Iowa
MSN in Maternal Child Nursing, Boston College
BA in Nursing, Simmons College