Alison Moriarty Daley, PhD (Affiliate)

Associate Professor, Yale School of Nursing

Research Overview

My research interests are a direct result of my clinical practice experience with adolescents and school-based health care. The improvement of access to comprehensive adolescent health services, especial reproductive care, is a prominent focus of my scholarly work.


PhD, University of Connecticut 2016
MSN, Yale School of Nursing 1994
BSN, Georgetown University 1992

Recent Publications

Moriarty Daley, A., Polifroni, E. C., & Sadler, L. S. (2019). The essential elements of adolescent-friendly care in school-based health centers: A mixed methods study of the perspectives of nurse practitioners and adolescents. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 47, 7-17. doi: 10.1016/j.pedn.2019.03.005

Moriarty Daley, A. & Polifroni, E. C. (2018). “Contraceptive care for adolescents in school-based health centers is essential!” The lived-experience of nurse practitioners. Journal of School Nursing, 34(5), 367-379. doi: 10.1177/1059840517709503.

Moriarty Daley, A., Polifroni, E. C. & Sadler, L. S. (2017). “Treat me like a normal person!” A meta-ethnography of adolescents’ expectations of their health care providers. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 36, 70-83. doi: 10.1016/j.pedn.2017.04.009.

Moriarty Daley, A. (2014). What influences adolescents’ contraceptive decision-making? A meta-ethnography. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 29, 633-640. doi: 10.1016/j.pedn.2014.05.001

Moriarty Daley, A. (2013). Adolescent-friendly remedies for the challenges of focus group research. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 35, 1043-1059. doi: 10.1177/0193945913483881

Moriarty Daley, A. (2011). Contraceptive services in SBHCs: A community experience in creating change. Policy, Politics, & Nursing Practice. 12, 208-214, first published on February 15, 2012 online. doi:10.1177/1527154411431967


Contact Information
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