Mclean Hospital
Paula Bolton, MS, APRN-BC

Paula Bolton, MS, APRN-BC

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Paula Bolton, MS, APRN-BC, has been a nurse practitioner in the Internal Medicine Department at McLean Hospital for over 25 years. Her clinical practice has focused on health promotion and disease prevention for psychiatric patients. She has worked with inpatients, residential patients and outpatients with a special interest in providing medical care for patients at risk for metabolic syndrome. Ms. Bolton has been involved in nursing research aimed at identifying patients at risk for metabolic syndrome and developing strategies for lifestyle interventions aimed at decreasing those risks. She is also the infection control manager for the Hospital.

In addition to clinical work, Paula serves as the program director for the Psychiatric Neurotherapeutics Program (including the ECT and TMS Services) and was instrumental in both the expansion of the inpatient and outpatient ECT Service and the development of the TMS Service.




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Education & Training:

  • 1977 Diploma in Nursing, Lawrence General Hospital School of Nursing
  • 1982 BSN, Worcester State College
  • 1983 MS in Primary Care Nursing, Boston College
Board Certifications:
  • 1983 American Nurses Credentialing Center




Office Address:

Belmont campus - Admissions Building, Room G60