Jacqueline Dowling

Jacqueline S. Dowling, Nursing

Jacqueline S. Dowling, Nursing

Professor, Director of Baccalaureate Program
Phone:
978-934-4431
Fax:
978-934-2015
Office:
HSSB 211

Research Interest

Child health, stress and coping, humor, resiliency

List of Publications

Grants
2009 Principal Investigator. SimBaby: Nursing Simulation Collaborative. Funded by the MA Department of  Higher Education, Nursing Initiatives, Human Simulation Grant ($48,000). In partnership with Lowell  General Hospital, and Dr. Karen Devereaux Melillo, Co-Principal Investigator.

2008-11 Co-Principal Investigator. Bring Diversity to Nursing: Recruitment, Retention, and Graduation of  High-Quality Minority and Economically Disadvantaged Nursing Student. Funded by HRSA Nursing  Workforce Diversity Grant ($894,085) with Principal Investigator, Dr. Karen Devereaux Melillo and  Co-Investigators Drs. Lisa Abdallah, Mary Findeisen, and Margaret Knight.

2008 Principal Investigator. Nursing Simulation Collaborative (SimMan Technology and Training). Funded  by the MA Department of Higher Education, Nursing Initiatives, Human Simulation Grant ($48,000).  In partnership with Lowell General Hospital, and Dr. Karen Devereaux Melillo, Co-Principal  Investigator.

2007 Co-Principal Investigator. Bring Diversity to Nursing: Educational Opportunities for Minority  Students. Funded by MDPH Reduction in Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities: Workforce  Development Grant ($183,024) with Principal Investigator, Dr. Karen Devereaux Melillo and  Co-Investigators Drs. Lisa Abdallah, Mary Findeisen, and Margaret Knight.

2007 Principal Investigator. Children talking about humor: Data from focus groups. A faculty-student  collaborative research project. Funded by the Teaching and Learning Grant Task Force of the  Faculty Teaching Center ($1898) and by Eta Omega Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International  ($1000).

2005 Principal Investigator. Retention and Success in Math. Funded by the Massachusetts Board of  Higher Education ($12,000).

Educational Background

B.S.   1976 University of Vermont
M.S.  1983 Boston University 
Ph.D. 2000 University of Massachusetts Amherst/Worcester 

Biosketch

Dr. Jacqueline Dowling is an Associate Professor and Director of Baccalaureate Nursing Program in the Department of Nursing, School of Health and Environment at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Dr. Dowling began her nursing career as a pediatric clinical nurse at the University of Rochester Strong Hospital in upstate New York and the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester, Mass.

She has held positions as an assistant professor and nursing laboratory director at Boston University and the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Dr. Dowling has authored and co-authored several articles for nursing journals and textbooks as well as consulted for video and software publishing companies and nurse researchers on poster development.

She has presented at international, national, and regional conferences on sense of humor, received the UMass Lowell Department of Nursing teaching excellence award in 2003 and is a past president of the Eta Omega Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International.

Research Interests and Collaborations