Janet Rico, MBA, NP-BC, PhD

Assistant Dean, Nursing Graduate Programs
  • School of Nursing

Office: 211A Robinson
Phone: 617.373.6975
Email: j.rico@neu.edu

Education:
PhD, Law and Public Policy, Northeastern University
MSN, Family Nurse Practitioner Program, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
MBA, (Specialization in Healthcare), Boston University
BSN, St. Anselm College

Certification:
Family Nurse Practitioner, Geriatric Nurse Practitioner

Specializations:
Family Health, Geriatrics

Research Focus:
Long-term supports and healthcare access for disabled and elderly, long-term care policy, healthcare disparities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, entrepreneurship in nursing, transitions for youth with special healthcare needs

Community Engagement:
Board member-The ARC of Massachusetts, Mass General Hospital’s Autism Education Committee, Mass General Hospital’s Transition Committee for YSHCN
Sigma Theta Tau International
American Academies of Practice
Former Board Member, Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing
– Vice Chair 2007
– Acting Chair 10/2008-5/2009
– Chair 2009-2010
Massachusetts’ Patient Centered Medical Home Council (2009-2010)
Massachusetts’ Nurse of the Future Competency Workgroup (2007-2008)

Courses:
Healthcare System and Professional Role Development

Publications:
Rico, J. (2014). Memorable Encounters. Worcester Medicine

Pellico, L.A., Terrill, E., White, P. & Rico, J. (2012). Integrative review of graduate entry programs in nursing. Journal of Nursing Education

Rico J, Davies, T., Beal J. (2010). Promising practices for faculty in accelerated nursing programs. Journal of Nursing Education.