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Rachel Lyons

Associate Professor, School of Nursing

The School of Nursing and The Graduate School
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Dr. Lyons graduated from Columbia University (2007) with a Doctorate of Nursing Practice. As a certified acute care pediatric nurse practitioner, Dr. Lyons maintains her practice in pediatric level one trauma centers in both Rhode Island and New Jersey. Dr. Lyons has experience identifying pediatric trauma risk factors and has implemented institutional, evidence based policy changes related to pediatric access to care. Research and practice interests include adolescent injury prevention ( gun violence reduction), urban green space perception and use.


Pediatric Acute Care, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner


Research Projects

Intersection of Ethnicity, Adolescence and Social Media

Secondary data analysis from Teen Relationship survey (PEW Research Center) exploring the relationship between ethnicity, adolescence and social media.