University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester.
Post-Master’s Certificate: Adult Nurse Practitioner.
University of Massachusetts, School of Education, Amherst.
Doctorate: Multicultural Public Health Education and Media Development.
Harvard University, School of Public Health, Boston.
Master of Public Health, Maternal and Child Health
Boston University, School of Nursing, Boston.
Master of Nursing, Community Health Clinical Specialist, summa cum laude
University of Massachusetts, School of Nursing, Amherst.
Bachelor of Science, Nursing, magna cum laude
Public Health, International Health, Injury Prevention, Informatics, Gerontology, Transcultural Nursing, Nursing and Public Health History
Coordinator of Public Health Nursing
Nursing Faculty Secretary
Chairperson Salem Board of Health
Board of Public Health Museum
Executive Board of Nursing Archives
Poremba,B.A. (Oct 3, 2011). Public health affects all aspects of our lives. SalemNews
Poremba,B.A. (Feb 26, 2011). Online blogging or online flogging? SalemNews
Poremba,B.A. (2010). Photo Essay: As Big and Bright asthe Stars. Sextant, 18 (1), 46-48.
Poremba,B.A. (Feb 12, 2010). Under Pressure: SSC students used nursingskills to
raise money for Haiti. Salem News.
Poremba,B.A. (Dec 17, 2009). Why it is still important to get the H1N1 vaccine. Salem
Poremba,B.A. (Nov 12, 2009). SwineFlu. Salem News.
Poremba,B.A. (2005). Return to the Mekong: the Journey of a Student and Her
Professor. Salem Statement. Salem: Salem State Alumni Publication.
Poremba,B.A. (2004). Ann Hargreaves RN-An OralHistory. Video/Audio CD.
Poremba,B.A. and Walsh, R. (2002). Tobacco in the Third World.Multimedia and video,
Poremba, B.A. and Walsh, R. (1999).Life on the Mekong. Multimedia and video, ITHELPS.
Winder,A., Poremba, B.A., and Beakes, R.C. (1998). Nutrition Education for Cambodian
Refugees. In, T. Britten(Ed.), The Nutrition Idea Handbook, Minneapolis: West
Smith, C. and Poremba, B.A.,(1995). At Peace in Vietnam. Massachusetts, 7 (1), 27-29.
Poremba, B.A. (1995). Vietnam Evolving: A Nurse’s Perspective. video, ITHELPS.
Poremba,B.A. (1995). After the Storm: An American Nurse in Vietnam. Nursing and
Health Care: Perspectives Community, 16 (3), 118-124.
Poremba,B.A. (1995, Spring). Nursingthe Peace. Harvard Public HealthReview, 8-13, and front cover photo.
Poremba,B.A. (1995). Twenty Years Later: Impressions of Vietnam. Sextant, 6 (1), 21-25
and cover photo.
Poremba,B.A. (1993). Portfolio: The Children of Ecuador. Sextant, 4(1), Cover photo
Winder,A., Poremba, B.A., and Beakes, R.C. (April 1991). Nutritional Education for
Cambodian Refugees. Journal ofNutrition Education, 39.
Malone, R. (1990). The Challenge of Third World Nursing. American Journal of Nursing,
90 (7), 32-37. Cover and article photography.
Poremba,B.A. (1990). “El Suburbio”: Portfolio of a Third World Ghetto. Commonwealth
Review, 3 (1), 20-21.
Poremba,B.A. (1990). Living in Suburbio: Slum City of the Underdeveloped World. Video.
Walsh,R. and Poremba, B.A. (1989). Journey Towards Health: HelpingTortured
Cambodian Women. Videoproduction. Salem, MA: IMAGINE IMAGES.
Winder,A. and Poremba, B.A. (1988). ChoosingCambodian Foods Wisely. Video
production and brochure in Khmer andEnglish. Peabody, MA: ITHELPS.
Poremba, B.A. (1988). Transcultural Nursing in Ecuador. Video production.
Poremba,B.A. (1986). Margaret Sanger: Nurse, Midwife, and Birth Control Leader.
Poremba, B.A. (1985). Playground Boobytraps. Slidetape production.
Apr 2008 “Lappin PDAInitiative”, CEU, Newport, RI
July 2003 “Nursing in the Mekong Delta”, Sigma Theta Tau International, St Thomas
May 2002 “An Advanced Practice Nurse in the Mekong Delta”, Mass Coalition of Nurse
Practitioners and Boston College, Manchester, NH
April 2001 “A Nursing Student and Teacher’s Experience in the Mekong Delta”, Sigma Theta Tau,
Eta TauChapter, Salem State College, Salem, MA
Jun 2000 “Vietnam: A Nurse’s Perspective”, MerrimackValley AACN, Lowell, MA
Aug 1999 “VietnamEvolving: A Nurse’s Perspective”, Second International Conference of Transcultural
NursingSociety, Maui, HI
June 1997 “Nursingin Vietnam”, Transcultural Nursing Society,Kuopio, Finland
Oct 1995 “VietnamEvolving: A Nurse’s Perspective”, International Transcultural Nursing Society,
Mar 1995 “VietnamEvolving: A Nurse’s Perspective”, Sigma Theta Tau, Salem State College,
May 1994 “HistoricalPerspectives of Public Health Nursing”, Associationof Community Health
NurseEducators, Boston, MA
Nov 1991 “Evaluatinga Nutrition Education Video for Cambodians”, American Public Health
Association, Atlanta, GA
Oct 1989 “ANutrition Education Intervention for Cambodian Refugees”, American Public Health
Apr 1989 “ATranscultural Health Education Experience in Ecuador” and “Nutrition Educationfor
Cambodian Americans”, Indiana Wesleyan College, Marion, IN
Nov 1988 “HealthEducation for Ecuadorian Women”, InternationalCongress on Women’s Health,
Oct 1987 “TransculturalNursing in Ecuador”, TransculturalNursing Society, Miami, FL
Nov 1986 “MargaretSanger: Nurse, Midwife, Birth ControlLeader”, International Council on
Women’s Health Issues,Halifax
May 1986 “PlaygroundInjuries in Eight Elementary Schools”, SigmaTheta Tau Nursing Research
Symposium, Salem, MA
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