- Professional overview
Dr. McCarthy is a both a family nurse practitioner and an exercise physiologist.
Her research focus is in promoting exercise in populations at risk for cardiovascular disease. She has conducted research in adults with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Her future research goal is to develop interventions to promote exercise in these populations.
PhD - New York UniversityMS, Family Nursing Practitioner - Pace UniversityMA, Exercise Physiology - Adelphi UniversityBSN - Binghamton University
- Honors and awards
NYU College of Nursing PhD Overall Distinguished Student (2013)
Non-communicable diseaseDiabetesCardiologyAdult health
- Professional membership
American Heart AssociationHeart Failure Society of AmericaSociety of Behavioral MedicineEastern Nursing Research Society
Arthritis-Related Limitations Predict Insufficient Physical Activity in Adults with Prediabetes Identified in NHANES 2011-2014Strauss, S., McCarthy, M. M. (2017). The Diabetes Educator, 43, (163-170). 10.1177/0145721717691849
Physical inactivity and cardiac events: An analysis of the Detection of Ischemia in Asymptomatic Diabetics (DIAD) studyMcCarthy, M.M., Wackers, F.J.T., Davey, J., & Chyun, D.A. (2017). Journal of Clinical & Translational Endocrinology 9, (8-14). 10.1016/j.jcte.2017.05.005 Elsevier BV.
Self-management of Physical Activity in Adults with Type 1 DiabetesMcCarthy, M.M., Whittemore, R., Gholson, G., & Grey, M. (2017). Applied Nursing Research 35, (18-23).
Cardiovascular Health in Adults with Type 1 DiabetesMcCarthy, M.M., Funk, M., & Grey, M. (2016). Preventive Medicine 91, (138-143).
An Exercise Counseling Intervention in Minority Adults with Heart Failure. Rehabilitation NursingMcCarthy, M.M., Dickson, V.V., Katz, S., & Chyun, D.A (2016). 10.1002/rnj.265
Physical activity in adults with type 1 diabetesMcCarthy, M.M., Whittemore, R., & Grey, M. (2016). The Diabetes Educator 41, (108-115). 10.1177/0145721715620021
I just can’t do it anymore. Patterns of physical activity and cardiac rehabilitation referral in African-Americans with heart failure.McCarthy, M.M., Howe, A., Schipper, J., Katz, S., & Dickson, V.V. (2015). Healthcare 3, (973-986). 10.3390/healthcare3040973
Methodological considerations of motion sensor use for physical activity dataMcCarthy, M.M., & Grey, M. (2015). Nursing Research 64, (320-327). 10.1097/NNR.0000000000000098
Process evaluation of an exercise counseling intervention using motivational interviewing.McCarthy, M.M., Dickson, V.V., Katz, S., Sciacca, K. & Chyun, D.A. (2015). Applied Nursing Research 28, (156-162). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apnr.2014.09.006
Predictors of physical inactivity in men and women with type 2 diabetes from the detection of ischemia in asymptomatic diabetics (DIAD) Study.McCarthy, M.M., Davey, J., Wackers, F., & Chyun, D. (2014). The Diabetes Educator 40,
How do depressive symptoms influence self-care among an ethnic minority population with heart failure?Dickson, V.V., McCarthy, M.M., & Katz, S. (2013). Ethnicity and Disease (22-28).
Sociocultural influences on heart failure self-care among an ethnic minority black population.Dickson, V.V., McCarthy, M.M., Howe, A., Schipper, J., & Katz, S. (2013). Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 28, (111-118).
The relationship between work, self-care and quality of life in a sample of older working adults with cardiovascular disease
Dickson, VV, Howe, A, Deal, J & McCarthy, M.M. (2012). Heart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care 4, (5-14).
Barriers to cardiac rehabilitation in women with cardiovascular disease: An integrative reviewMcCarthy, M.M., Dickson, V.V., & Chyun, D.A. (2011). Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 26, (E1-E10).
Physical Inactivity and Cardiac Events: An Analysis of the Detection of Ischemia in Asymptomatic Diabetics (DIAD) StudyMcCarthy, M.M., Wackers, F., Davey, J., Chyun, D. Journal of Clinical and Translational Endocrinology