Coakley, Amanda Bulette, RN, PhD

Staff Specialist, MGH Nursing Administration and Support Services


Amanda Bulette Coakley RN, PhD is a Staff Specialist and Nurse Scientist is the Department of Nursing at Massachusetts General Hospital. She has a program of research that focuses on complementary and integrative therapies and their effect on patients and staff. She has authored numerous articles on Therapeutic Touch and Pet Therapy. Her most recent study: Exploring the Experience and Impact of Therapeutic Touch Treatments to Nurse Colleagues was funded by the National Institutes of Occupational Safety and Health.