Mary Nielson, Department of Nursing
Dr. Mary Nielson joined Western Connecticut State University (WCSU) in January 2014 as an Associate Professor. Previous experience includes adjunct professor for WCSU and Quinnipiac University. She received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing in 1992 from WCSU and her Masters in Nursing Education from Southern Connecticut State University in 2000. In addition, Dr. Nielson earned her post master degree for nurse practitioners from WCSU in 2003. Recently she received her DNP from Sacred Heart University. She maintains an active clinical practice in a local internal medicine office, and volunteers for a clinic that offers free health care to the uninsured. She is also a sexual assault nurse examiner.