Mary Christine Jared

PhD Student

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Mary Christine Jared

433 1st Avenue
6th floor
New York, NY 10013
United States

Mary Christine Jared's additional information

Mary Christine (Christy) Jared, MS, RN, PMHNP-BC, is a 4th year student in the Florence S. Downs PhD Program in Nursing Research and Theory at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing. Christy was a 2016-2017 Barbara Jonas Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Scholar, a Fred Schmidt Awardee for 2018, and received an NYU Meyers scholarship to continue her PhD studies in 2019.

She has a BS in Nursing and a BA in Philosophy from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Master’s degree in Nursing Administration and a post-Master’s certificate in Advanced Practice Nursing (Nurse Practitioner Psychiatry-Mental Health specialty) from NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing.

Christy is a dynamic, goal-driven and accomplished nursing professional with 27+ years of experience and success in clinical, research and administrative roles in urban health care settings. She is a Board-Certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and has extensive experience leading multidisciplinary healthcare teams and inspiring and empowering diverse groups of clinical and community partners to achieve shared goals. Her research interests include examining the impact of adverse childhood experiences on obesity in adult women, and in developing novel, holistic, integrated treatment modalities for this population. Christy is a member of the American Nurses Association, the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, Eastern Nursing Research Society, and Sigma Theta Tau and Phi Beta Kappa Honor Societies.


Jared, M. & Haber, J. (2019). An Integrative review of Obesity Treatments in Adult Female Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse. Poster session presented at Eastern Nursing Research Society Annual Meeting, Providence, RI.

Christopher, M., Harkey, R., & Jared, M. (2016). Lillian D. Wald: Pioneer of public health. In D. Forrester (Ed.), Nursing’s greatest leaders: A history of activism (pp. 195-220). New York, NY: Springer

BS, Nursing, University of Texas At Austin
BA, Philosophy, University of Texas at Austin
MS, Nursing Administration, NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing
Post-Master’s Certificate, Advanced Nurse Practice Nursing, Nurse Practitioner; Psychiatry- Mental Health

Women's health
Mental health
Nursing administration

American Nurses Association
American Psychiatric Nurses Association
Eastern Nursing Research Society
Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
Sigma Theta Tau

Directory Profile Honors Awards

Fred Schmidt Awardee (2018)
Secretary, Doctoral Student Organization (2017)
Barbara Jonas Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Scholar (2016)
Carol Diane Cave Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Nursing (1990)