Mary Lou Batty

Teaching Professor


Nursing, Faculty of

MacLaggan Hall 232

1 506 458 7550


  • BN, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, N.B., 1988
  • MN, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, N.B., 1999
  • Diploma in University Teaching, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, N.B., 1999
  • International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) 1997-2007

Areas of interest

  • Maternal Child Health
  • Prenatal Education
  • Breastfeeding and Baby-Friendly Initiatives
  • Comprehensive School Health
  • Population Health and Global Health
  • Immunization and Travel Health
  • Environmental Health


  • Work with students in both community and institutional clinical settings.
  • Fall Term involves primarily community clinical with Year Three students.
  • Winter Term includes community clinical and  preceptorship with Year Four students, and maternity institution with Year Two students.
  • Intersession and Summer Session involve institutional and community clinical rotations with students from Year Two and/or the Advanced Standing Nursing Program.

Professional practice, committees and volunteer work

  • Chair, Horizon Health, Zone 3, Perinatal Support Committee
  • Member, Horizon Health, Zone 3, Babyfriendly Steering Committee
  • Roots of Empathy-Mentor, Key Point Person, Facilitator – District 18, Fredericton, NB
  • Member, Children's Health and the Environment Working Group of the District 18 Health Advisory Committee