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.


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

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