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Denise A. Soccio, DNP, RN

McLean Hospital Title
  • Nursing Professional Development Specialist, Nursing Department


Denise A. Soccio, DNP, RN, earned a doctorate in education from Regis College and she has over 30 years experience in clinical psychiatric nursing. She has been a professor at Regis College in the pre-licensure nursing program for 15 years. As a result of her published research conducted at Regis College, psychiatric nursing clinical was changed to include mental health simulation as a substitute for a portion of traditional clinical hours.

In her present role at McLean, Ms. Soccio is responsible for nursing staff orientation, CPR & CPI instructor, affiliations, serving on education and practice committees, and supporting quality improvement and research projects.

Education & Training

  • 1983 BS in Nursing, Rhode Island College
  • 1989 MA in Nursing, New York University
  • 2016 DNP in Education, Regis College
Board Certifications:
  • 2005 Registered Nurse, Board of Registration in Nursing, Commonwealth of Massachusetts


Phone: 617.855.2947
Office Address: Belmont campus - Administration Building, Room 230