James Quackenbush, MBA, RN

James Quackenbush, MBA, RN


James Quackenbush, MBA, RN, is the nursing director of McLean’s Dissociative Disorders and Trauma Inpatient Program. Mr. Quackenbush began his career in finance, changing careers in 2015 to become a psychiatric registered nurse. He is currently enrolled in a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner program, with anticipated completion in December 2020. Mr. Quackenbush is interested in providing quality, compassionate care to patients using evidence-based practice. He is also passionate about McLean’s Deconstructing Stigma campaign, which works to erase mental health stigma.

Education & Training

  • 2001 BA in International Studies, Bentley University
  • 2002 MBA, Bentley University
  • 2015 ADN, Bunker Hill Community College
  • 2018 BSN, Southern New Hampshire University
  • 2015 Registered Nurse, Board of Registration in Nursing, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • 2016 Registered Nurse, State of New Hampshire
  • 2017 Registered Nurse, Office of the Professions, State of New York


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