Mary Lashley

Professor, Freshman Year Advisor

Name

Contact Info

Phone:
Office:
Linthicum Hall, Room 201C

Education

Ph.D., University of Maryland
M.S., University of Maryland
B.S., Towson University
American Nurses Association Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Public Health Nursing
Certified Nurse Educator

Areas of Expertise

Homeless Health
Faith Community Nursing
Community Health

Presentations

  • Lashley, M. (2020). Economic impact of a faith based residential addiction recovery program for the homeless. Virtual poster presentation. Academy Health Virtual Dissemination and Implementation Conference, December 15-17, 2020. 
  • Lashley, M. An embedded practice, health home model for homeless men in addiction recovery. Podium presentation. Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Annual Convention, November, 2019. 
  • Lashley, M. Impact of length of stay on recovery measures among homeless men in faith based addiction treatment. Poster presentation. Academy Health Annual Research Meeting. Washington, DC. June, 2019. 
  • Lashley, M. Development of an on-site wellness center for homeless men in addiction recovery. Poster presentation. Academy Health Annual Research Meeting. Washington, DC. June, 2019. 
  • Lashley, M. An on-site health home for homeless in recovery from chemical addiction. Podium presentation. Teaching Prevention 2018:  Reimagining Population Health Education, Practice, and Research, Association for Prevention Teaching and Research, Philadelphia, PA, April, 2018. 
  • Lashley, M. The impact of length of stay on self-esteem, depression, nicotine dependence, and physical activity among homeless men in addiction recovery. Podium presentation. Teaching Prevention 2018: Reimagining Population Health Education, Practice and Research, Association for Prevention Teaching and Research, Philadelphia, PA, April, 2018. 
  • Lashley, M. An integrated health care delivery model for homeless men in addiction recovery. Poster presentation. Association of Community Health Nursing Educators Annual Institute, Baltimore, MD, 2017. 
  • Lashley, M. An evidence based model for evaluating health care access, spirituality, and self-sufficiency in faith-based addiction recovery. Poster presentation. National Health Care for the Homeless Conference and Policy Symposium, Washington, DC, 2017. 

Publications

  • Lashley, M. (2021). Working with the homeless. In Rector, C. & Stanley, M. (10th ed.) Community and public health nursing: Protecting the public's health. Philadelphia:  Wolters Kluwer.
  • Lashley, M. (2020). Economic impact of faith-based residential addiction recovery for the homeless. Public Health Nursing 37(5), 722-728. 
  • Lashley, M. (2018). An on-site health home for homeless men in addiction recovery. Public Health Nursing, November, 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1111/phn.12564.
  • Lashley, M. (2018). Impact of length of stay on recovery measures in faith-based addiction treatment. Public Health Nursing, 35(5):396-403.
  • Dunlop, S., Kent, V., Lashley, M., & Caruana, T. (2016). The cure PSP care guide: A telephonic nursing intervention for individuals and families living with PSP.  Journal of Neuroscience Nursing. DOI: 10.1097.JNN.0000000000000194. 
  • Lashley, M. (2013). Creating a culture for evidence-based practice in the faith community, Journal of Christian Nursing 30(3): 158-163.

Scholarship

Books

  • Lashley, M., Neal, M., Berman, L., Hultgren, & Slunt, E. (1994). Being Called to Care. Albany, NY: SUNY Press.

Book Chapters

  • Lashley, M. (2014).  Working with the homeless.  In Allendar, J., Rector,C. and Warner, K. (Eds.). “Community and Public Health Nursing:  Promoting the Public’s Health".(8th ed.).pp. 903-921. Philadelphia PA: Wolter Kluwers:  Lippincott Williams and Wilkens. (originally published in 2010).
  • Fordyce, E., Lashley, M., & Carson, V. The wisdom of past travelers:  A history of mental health nursing.  In Carson, V. & Arnold, E. (1996).  Mental health nursing:  The nurse patient journey.  (pp. 11-31).  Philadelphia:  W.B. Saunders Co.
  • Lashley, M.  Elderly persons in the community.  In:  Smith, C., & Maurer, F. (1995).  Community health nursing:  Theory and practice. (pp. 719-744). Philadelphia:  W.B. Saunders and Co.
  • Lashley, M.  Health promotion and risk reduction in the community.  In:  Smith, C., & Maurer, F. (1995).  Community health nursing:  Theory and practice.  (pp. 403-428). Philadelphia:  W.B. Saunders and Co.
  • Lashley, M. Screening and referral.  In:  Smith, C. & Maurer, F. (1995).  Community health nursing:  Theory and practice. (p. 429-449).  Philadelphia:  W.B. Saunders and Co.

Grants/Contracts/Awards

  • 2021-2024: Collaborator, "Helping Up Mission Expanded Dental Services for Homeless Women FY 2021-2024." Maryland Community Health Resources Commission, $95,000 (Recipient: Helping Up Mission)
  • 2017-2020: Collaborator, "Helping Up Mission Expanded Dental Services FY 2017-2020." Maryland Community Health Resources Commission, $150,000 (Recipient: Helping Up Mission)
  • 2018: "Helping Up Mission Oral Health Program." Contract, Office of Oral Health, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, $25,000 (Recipient: University of Maryland Dental School).
  • 2017: Project Director, "Helping Up Mission Oral Health Program." Contract, Office of Oral Health, Maryland Department of Health adn Mental Hygiene, $25,000 (Recipient: University of Maryland Dental School)
  • 2016: Project Director, "Helping Up Mission Oral Health Program." Contract, Office of Oral Health, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, $25,000 (Recipient: University of Maryland Dental School)
  • 2015: “Helping Up Mission Oral Health Program” Contract, Office of Oral Health, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, $25,000 (Recipient: University of Maryland Dental School)