| Pam Burke, PhD, RN, FNP, PNP, FSAHM, FAAN|
School of Nursing Interim Dean, Clinical Professor
Department: School of Nursing
Office: 102 RB
Fellow (2002-2004) Project MAINSTREAM, HRSA-AMERSA-SAMHSA/CSAT Interdisciplinary Project to Improve Health Professional Education on Substance Abuse. Collaborative grant to Boston College SON, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard School of Dental Medicine.
Fellow(2001-2002) MCHB Leadership Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH) Interdisciplinary Training Program, Boston Children’s Hospital.
Post-Masters Certificate - Family Nurse Practitioner, Boston College School of Nursing
PhD - Developmental and Educational Psychology, Boston College
MS - Parent Child Health Nursing, Boston University
BS - Nursing, Boston College
Specializations: Pediatrics and Adolescent Health
Certifications: Family & Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center
Distinction: Fellow, Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine
Fellow, American Academy of Nursing
Research Interests: adolescent substance abuse, adolescent reproductive health, risk reduction and motivational interviewing.
SAHM Clinical Services: Sexual/Reproductive Health Subcommittee (2014). Sexual and Reproductive
Healthcare:A Position Paper of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine. Journal of
Adolescent Health. 54(4):491-496. [Published online 3/18/14, Doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2014.01.010]
Shrier, L., Rhoads, A., Burke, P., Walls, C., & Blood, E. (2014). Real-Time, Contextual Intervention
using Mobile Technology to Reduce Marijuana Use among Youth: A Pilot Study. Addictive
Behaviors,39(1), 173-180. [Published online 10/16/2013, DOI: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2013.09.028]
Shrier, L., Rhoads, A., Fredette, M., & Burke, P. (2014). Counselor in Your Pocket: Youth and
Provider Perspectives on a Mobile Motivational Intervention for Marijuana Use. Substance Use and
Misuse.49(1-2), 134-144. [Published online 9/3/13, doi:10.3109/10826084.2013.824470]
Long-Middleton, E., Burke, P., Cahill Lawrence, C., Blanchard, L., Amudala, N. & Rankin, S.
(September 2013). Understanding Motivations for Sexual Abstinence among Young Women:
Insights into Effective HIV Prevention Strategies. Journal of Pediatric Health Care,27(5), 342-350.
President's Choice Award [Published online 4/23/12, DOI: 10.1016/j.pedhc.2012.02.010]
Aruda, M. & Burke, P. (2013). Teenage Pregnancy. In W. O. O’Donohue, L. Benuto, & L.W. Tolle
(Eds), Handbook of Adolescent Health Psychology (551-564). New York: Springer Publishing
Dodson, N., Gray, S., & Burke, P.(2012).Teen pregnancy prevention on a LARC:an update on long-
acting reversible contraception for the primary care provider. Current Opinion in Pediatrics, 24(4),
Burke, P., Tonelli, M., & Chalfin, S. (2011). Adolescents’ Fertility Concerns: “I’m not trying to get
pregnant but if I did…”. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, 24(6),413-414.
Chung, R., Burke, P., & Goodman, E. (2010). Firm Foundations: Strength-based approaches to
adolescent chronic disease. Current Opinion in Pediatrics, 22(4), 389-397.
Aruda, M., Waddicor, K., Frese, L., Cole, J., & Burke, P. (2010). Early Pregnancy in Adolescents:
Diagnosis, Assessment, Options Counseling and Referral. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 24(1),