College of Health Professions

Department of Nursing



Mary Lashley, PhD, RN, APRN-BC

Professor and

Freshman Year Advisor



Linthicum Hall

Rm. 201C

Phone:   410-704-4206
Fax   410-704-6333

Mary Lashley, Ph.D., R.N., A.P.R.N., B.C.

Education and Certification

  • Ph.D.: University of Maryland
  • M.S.: University of Maryland
  • B.S.N.: Towson University
  • American Nurses Association Board Certified Advanced Practice Clinical Specialist in Community Health Nursing Licenced by the Maryland Board of Nursing

Courses Taught

  • Health Assessment
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Community Based Nursing (Graduate)

Professional/Research Interests

  • Faith Community Nursing Practice
  • Homelessness
  • Health Disparities/Access to Care

Selected Publications

  • Lashley, M. (2007) Nurses on a mission: A professional service learning experience with the homeless. Nursing Education Perspectives 28(1): 24-26.
  • Lashley, M. (2006). A targeted testing program for tuberculosis control and prevention among Baltimore City's Homeless Population, Public Health Nursing 24(1): 34-39.
  • Lashley, M. (2006). Teaching community based nursing in a parish nurse faculty practice, Nurse Education in Practice 6:232-236.
  • Lashley, M. (2006). Mission nursing: Meeting the health care needs of the homeless. Health Ministries Journal 2(2):25-29.
  • Lashley, M. (2005). Teaching health assessment in the virtual classroom, Journal of Nursing Education, 44(8):1-3.

Selected Presentations

  • Lashley, M. "Promoting oral health among the inner city homeless: A community-academic partnership," Poster presentation, American Public Health Association 135th Annual Meeting, November 5, 2007.
  • Lashley, M. "A Targeted Testing Program for Tuberculosis Control and Prevention Among Baltimore City's Homeless Population," Poster Presentation, 2007 Health Care for the Homeless National Conference,Health Resources and Services Administration, United States Department of Health and Human Services, June, 2007.
  • Lashley, M. "Nurses on a mission: A Professional Service Learning Experience with the Inner City Homeless" Poster Presentation "Educating Nurses: Innovation to Application" University of Maryland School of Nursing Institute for Educators in Nursing and Health Professions National Conference, August 24, 2006.
  • Lashley, M. Podium Presentation "A Targeted Testing Program for Tuberculosis Control and Prevention Among Baltimore City's Homeless Population" delivered at "Health Care Disparities: Cultural Perspectives Across the Lifespan," Howard University Twelfth Annual Research Conference, March 22, 2006.


Department of Nursing
Linthicum Hall, Room 301 (map)
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Phone: 410-704-2067
Fax: 410-704-4325





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