Ashley Darcy-Mahoney, PhD, NNP, FAAN
George Washington University’s Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute
Ashley Darcy-Mahoney, PhD, NNP, FAAN, a neonatal nurse practitioner and researcher, has worked throughout her career to advance nursing research, education and practice, with a focus on neonatology, infant health and developmental pediatrics. Her research has led to the creation of programs that improve health and developmental outcomes for at-risk and preterm infants. As an associate professor of nursing and the director of infant research at George Washington University’s Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Nurses, a 2017 Josiah Macy Scholar, a Robert Wood Johnson Nurse Faculty Scholar and has earned numerous awards, including the 2014 March of Dimes Nurse of the Year. Dr. Darcy Mahoney completed her undergraduate work at Georgetown University (BSN) and her doctoral work (PhD) at the University of Pennsylvania.