Faculty: Bourassa

Denise Bourassa

Denise Bourassa

DNP, RNC, CNL, CNE
Assistant Clinical Professor
Director, Nursing Leader and Nursing Educator tracks

denise.bourassa@uconn.edu
University of Connecticut
School of Nursing
Storrs Hall
231 Glenbrook Rd. U-4026
Storrs, CT 06269

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Health care quality improvement
Nursing leadership
Maternal and child health

Research Funding

July 2019 - June 2023: Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA). Innovative Clinical-Academic Partnership to Enhance NP Preparation for Practice. Primary Care Nurse Practitioners Caring for Underserved Populations. Funded for $2,798,056, Role: Co-investigator (20%)

July 2016 - June 2019: Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA). Innovative Clinical-Academic Partnership to Enhance NP Preparation for Practice (ICAN). Funded for $1.4 million, Role: Co-investigator (20%).

Selected Publications

Kuhnly, J., Bourassa, D., Dileone, C., Dodge, M., Maruca, A., Beck, C. (2018). Evaluation of Inter-professional Teaching for Nursing Students. Journal of Nursing Education, In press.

Bourassa, D. M. (2016). Chapter 6: Interdisciplinary Communication and Collaboration skills (pages 43-53). In C. R. King & S. O’Toole Gerard (Eds.), Clinical Nurse Leader: Certification review (2nded.). New York: Springer Publishing Company.

Bourassa, D. M. (2016). Chapter 16: Economics and Finance for the Clinical Nurse Leader. (pages 165-175). C. R. King & S. O’Toole Gerard (Eds.), Clinical Nurse Leader: Certification review (2nd ed.). New York: Springer Publishing Company.

Bourassa, D. M. (2013). Chapter 4: Interdisciplinary Communication and Collaboration skills (pages 21-29). In C. R. King & S. O’Toole Gerard (Eds.), Clinical Nurse Leader: Certification review. New York: Springer Publishing Company.

Honors & Awards

Mu Chapter Sigma Theta Tau Award, 2019

Sacred Heart University: Silver Medal of Academic Excellence, May 2009

Capital Alliance for Nursing Research Utilization: Excellence in Research Utilization in Nursing Practice Award, October 2003

Linda Richards- June Long Award for Clinical Excellence and Dedication to Caring, May 2001

Professional Activities

2011-2020: Connecticut Nursing Research Alliance, representative for UConn