Diane L Carroll, Ph.D., RN, FAHA, FESC, FAAN

MUNN Nurse Researcher
Yvonne L. Munn Center for Nursing Research, Massachusetts General Hospital
PhD Boston College
cardiovascular patients; fall prevention; health care management; healthcare; nursing assessment; nursing research; patient safety; quality of life; self efficacy; smart pump

Diane L. Carroll, PhD, RN, FAA N was the Yvonne L. Munn Nurse Researcher for 8 years and a Cardiovascular Clinical Nurse Specialist for 16 years at MGH. Dr. Carroll was the advisor for the Research and Evidence-Based Practice Committee and for 10 years, and served as the Chair of a Partners HealthCare Human Research Committee.

Dr. Carroll maintained program of research in cardiovascular patient populations and patient safety, specifically in fall prevention and smart pump technology.

She has mentored 13 studies with staff nurses on questions that were generated from clinical practice.

Specifically, Dr. Carroll has mentored staff nurse research in non-pharmacologic interventions for anxiety, family visitation, presence, caregiver needs in pediatric populations, and technology assessment. Dr. Carroll has been funded from NIH, RWJ Foundation, and other nursing organizations. Dr. Carroll has over 80 publications in peer-reviewed journals, and4 book chapters; a past board member of the Eastern Nursing Research Society and Adjunct Associate Professor at Northeastern University and a Visiting Scholar to Boston College.

She is a Fellow in the European Society of Cardiology and the American Heart Association and on the Editorial Board of the Heart and Lung and Clinical Pathways in Cardiology.