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Margaret F. Moloney

Associate Professor Emeriti    

Ph.D. Nursing
Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia (1993)

M.S.N. Nursing
St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri (1977)

B.S.N. Nursing
Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, Illinois (1972)

Adult Nurse Practitioner, ANCC, certified 1981-Present

Clinical Expertise:
Primary Care; Women’s Health; Menopause; Headach


Women and migraines, qualitative research and internet-based research

  • Moloney, M.F., Johnson, C. (2011). Migraine headaches: Diagnosis and management.Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health 56:282-292. (featured Continuing Education offering)
  • Moloney, M.F., Aycock, D.S., Cotsonis, G.A., Myerburg, S., Farino, C., Lentz, M., Johnson, C.J. (2011). (abstract) “Women’s symptoms, triggers and migraine predictions in an Internet-based diary study. Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain 51(S1):18.
  • Moloney, M.F., Cranwell-Bruce, L. (2010). Pharmacological management of migraine headaches. The Nurse Practitioner 35(9), 16-22. (featured Continuing Education offering)
  • Moloney, M.F. (2010). Headache. In Menopause practice: A Clinician’s Guide (4th ed.) Cleveland: the North American Menopause Society. (invited, revision of previous publication)
  • Lee, S., Aycock, D.M., Moloney, M., Harris, S., Barnes-Mellstrom, W., Thomas, J. (2010). (Abstract) Circadian activity rhythms and sleep among postpartum women with a low birth weight infant in the ICU. SLEEP, 33(2), pA225.
  • Dennis, T.R., Moloney, M.F. (2009). Surviving postpartum depression and choosing to be a mother. Southern Online Journal of Nursing Research 9(4).
  • Moloney, M.F., Aycock, D.M., Cotsonis, G.S., Myerburg, S., Farino, C., Lentz, M. (2009). An Internet-based migraine headache diary: Issues in Internet-based research. Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain 49;673-686.
  • Moloney, M.F., Strickland, O.L., DeRossett, S.E., Melby, M.K., Dietrich, A.S. (2006). The experiences of midlife women with migraines. Journal of Nursing Scholarship 38(3):278-285.
  • Risjord, M., Dunbar, S., Moloney, M.F. (2006). A new foundation for methodological triangulation. In: Mixed Methods. (Bryman, A., ed.). London: Sage, 2006. (reprint of
    journal article, above)
  • Moloney, M.F. (2006). Migraine Headaches. In: Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause (The Boston Women’s Health Book Collective). New York: Simon & Schuster. pp. 285-289.
  • Moloney, M.F., Strickland, O.L., Dietrich, A., Myerburg, S. (2004). Online data collection in women’s health research: A study of perimenopausal women with migraines. The National Women’s Studies Association Journal 16(3): 70-92.
  • Strickland, O., Moloney, M.F., Dietrich, A.S., Myerburg, S., Cotsonis, G., Johnson, R (2003). Measurement issues related to collecting data on the World Wide Web. Advances in Nursing Science 26(4):246-256.
  • Moloney, M.F., Dietrich, A.S., Strickland, O.L., Myerburg, S. (2003). Using Internet discussion boards as virtual focus groups. Advances in Nursing Science 26(4):274-286.

Externally Funded Research

Lee, Shih-Yu, PI, Bakeman, F, Moloney, M.F., Co-I. Promoting sleep in mothers of low birth weight infants: A pilot study. National Institute of Nursing Research and the National Institutes of Health. (2008 – 2011)

Moloney, M.F., PI. An Internet-based educational intervention for women with migraines. Endo Pharmaceuticals. $51,352 direct & indirect costs. (2008 – 2009)

Moloney, M.F., P.I., Myerburg, S. An Internet-based diary study of women with migraines. R-21, National Institute of Nursing Research and the National Institutes of Health, $365,853 direct & indirect costs. (2006 – 2008)

Moloney, M.F., P.I., Strickland, O.L. Migraines in midyears women following hysterectomy. P20 pilot grant (Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University), National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, $19,645 direct & indirect costs. (2005 – 2006)

Dunbar, S., P.I., Deaton, C., Moloney, M.F., Co-I. PASSAT Study. Medtronic, Inc. $19,193 01-02 to 01-03. (2002 — 2003)

Moloney, M.F., P.I., Strickland, O. An Internet study of migraines in perimenopausal women. Academic Research Enhancement Award (R-15). National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health. $152,000 direct & indirect costs. (2001 – 2004)