Clinical Nurse Leader — Full-time
Mary  Seed

Mary Seed, PhD, RN, CNL

Professor; Director, RN/MSN Program; Vice-Chair, Master in Nursing Department

Honors and Awards

Teaching Effectiveness Award, School of Nursing, 2002-2003.

Teaching Areas of Expertise
Graduate Department-Nursing Research and Clinical Nurse Leader Program; Department of Community and Mental Health-Undergraduate Community Mental Health Theory and Clinical
Faculty Spotlight

Member Sigma Theta Tau, Beta Gamma

Invited Lecturer-Parenting Today's Adolescents, John Muir Health Care System. Publication Topics: Maternal state of mind and expressed emotion: Impact of mothers' mental health, stress, and family satisfaction; Integrating mental illness prevention in community-based undergraduate education; Maternal expressed emotion as a predictor of emotional and behavioral problems in low birth weight children; Identification and measurement of maladaptive behaviors in preschool children: Movement towards a preventative model of care; Preventing socioemotional problems in children through promotion of attachment.


B.S.N., Arizona State University; M.S.N., University of California, San Francisco; Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco.

Administrative Appointments

Academic Standards Committee, School of Nursing
USF Committee on Children and Youth
Director, RN/MSN Program
Vice-Chair, Master in Nursing Department

Research Areas

Family and Infant Mental Health Promotion
Promoting Adolescent Parenting