Mercy Bashir

Professional Details

Title Associate Professor
Department School of Nursing
Office Harrington Building 221
Phone 978.542.2799
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Recent and Upcoming Courses

NUR 812 Advanced Health Assessment
NUR 834F Adult Gerontology Primary Care I: Clinical Field Experience
NUR 838F Adult-gerontology Primary Care III Field Experience
NUR 855 Population Health and Policy
NUR 865 Msn Field Experience
NUR 866 Master's of Science in Nursing Seminar
NUR 875 Directed Study
NUR 876 Directed Study

Professional Biography

Dr. Bashir is an associate professor in the school of nursing and a practicing dual board-certified adult gerontology and psychiatric nurse practitioner. She is a proud Salem State University alumni and attained both her Master’s degree in nursing and a Doctorate degree in nursing practice from the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Dr. Bashir has an extensive clinical background in various healthcare environments, including military service as a combat medic in the US Army during Operation Iraq Freedom and the Air Force Reserves.

Professional Interests

Dr. Bashir’s professional interests include; population health, mental global health/medical outreach, wellness, chronic disease management, and health care quality measures.


Currently coordinates the Graduate MSN Program and teaches courses in the adult gerontological primary care nurse practitioner program; advanced health assessment, population health and policy and adult and gerontological practicum.


Selected Presentations

DNP capstone poster presentation in the 2014 annual northeast regional nurse practitioner conference.

Personal Interests

Travelling, music, reading and running