Dr. Mary Byrd

Mary Byrd
Department, Office, or School
Zvart Onanian School of Nursing
  • Professor


B.S.N. State University College at Brockport, Brockport, New York--summa cum laude

M.S. in Community Health Nursing,
Functional Roles of Teaching and Clinical Nurse Specialist 
Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York

Ph.D. University of Rhode Island

Selected Publications

Byrd, M. E., Costello, J., Gremel, K., Schwager, J. Blanchette, L., & Malloy, T. E. (2012). Changes in political astuteness of baccalaureate nursing students following an active learning experience in health policy. Public Health Nursing 29(5), 433-443.

Byrd, M. E. (2006). Social exchange as a framework for client-nurse interaction during public health nursing maternal-child home visits. Public Health Nursing23(3), 271-276.

Byrd, M. E., Costello, J. Shelton, C. R., Thomas, P. A. & Petrarca, D. (2004). An active learning experience in health policy for baccalaureate nursing students. Public Health Nursing 21(5), 501-506.


NURS 101 The Nursing Education Experience I
NURS 102 The Nursing Education Experience II
NURS 370 Public & Community Health Nursing
NURS 508 Public Health Science

Areas of Interests

Home Visiting, Public Health Nursing