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Edith Claros, PhD, MSN, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Track Coordinator


Department: School of Nursing

(P) 774.243.3451


School of Nursing


Nursing (BSN)
Nursing (Postbaccalaureate BSN)


Doctor of Philosophy, Public Health, Walden University, Minneapolis, MN
Master of Science, Community Health Nursing, Worcester State University, Worcester, MA, Bachelor of Science, Nursing, Worcester State University, Worcester, MA.
Associate Degree in Nursing, Quinsigamond Community College, Worcester, MA.

Research Interests

Substance Abuse

Peer-Reviewed Articles & Book Chapters

Poster Presentations:
Carroca, C., & Claros, E. (2018). Utilizing unfolding case studies for simulation in a community health course. [Abstract].

Claros, E., Eliadi, C., & Lacina, A. (2018). Student employment as a possible factor influencing academic success in an accelerated BSN program. [Abstract]

Eliadi, C., & Claros, E. (2017). Use of Gaming Strategies as teaching/learning tools in nursing education. [Abstract].

Toner, F., & Claros, E. (2012). Preventing, assessing and managing constipation in older adults. Nursing2012 Journal, 42(12), 32-39.

Claros, E., & Sharma, M. (2012). The relationship between emotional intelligence and abuse of alcohol, marijuana, and tobacco among college students. Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 56(1), 8-12.

Collins, M., & Claros, E. (2011). Recognizing the face of dehydration. Nursing2011 Journal. Doi: 10.1097/01.NURSE.0000399725.01678.b7.

Halacy, M., & Claros, E. (2009). Are graduate nurses being taught the importance of nursing rounds? Access:

Book Chapter Contributions:

McCloskey, W., Claros, E., Eliadi, C. & Buyea, B. (in press). Interprofessional Education and Practice. In Koda-Kimble & Young’s Applied therapeutics: The clinical use of drugs (11th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters-Kluwer Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Claros, E. (2014). Alcohol, tobacco and other drug problems in the community. In Stanhope, M. & Lancaster, J. (2014). Foundations of nursing in the community: Community-oriented practice (4rd ed.). Saint Louis, MO: Mosby

Claros, E. (2013). Community based nursing practice. In Potter & Perry (2013). Fundamentals of nursing (7th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

Wolters Kluwer-Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
F.A. Davis
Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education
Western Journal of Nursing Research
American Public Health Association

Current Professional Memberships, Service & Leadership

Massachusetts/Rhode Island League for Nursing (MARILN)
Massachusetts Association of Public Health Nurses

Worcester Board of Health, Co-Chair