BSN: Western Connecticut State University 72-76
MSN: University of Conn 78-81.Concentration in Maternal Child Health. Research included study of neonatal states and oxygenation changes
Pre-Med Prep. BU 85-88
PNP certification 1988
Doctorate: EdD from Nova Southeastern University in Higher Education Leadership 98-2007. Research included study re: nursing students with ADD in the clinical area; the essential functions of nursing students at the SSC SON; development of a narcotic weaning tool for children and adolescents; the evaluation of an educational poster initiative by the MGH Nursing Research Committee; the development of a supplement DVD on Growth and Development for the pediatric course at SSC SON with a plan for evaluation.
Technology assisted education
Barriers to scholarship in nursing
Use of a rubric by both part time and full time nursing faculty
Full time faculty member and tenured Associate Professor in Nursing
Co-coordinator for the pediatric component of the Woman and Children's Course
Co-chair of the SON Curriculum Committee.
SNA faculty advisor
Consultant for the SSU preschool program
Member of the Head Start Advisory Committee
Member of the Doctoral Forum MGH, Boston, Ma.
Pediatric faculty for the Direct Entry Program (classroom instruction)
Member of the technology committee for SON
Past member of the SSU all college curriculum committee (2009-2010)
Past co-chair of the Recognition Committee for the SON (2007-2010)
Part time Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in a private practice
Per Diem staff nurse at Ellison 18 MGH schoolage-adolescent in-patient unit
A Computer Assisted Instruction Supplement for the Growth and Development Component of a Pediatric Nursing Course.
Breast Feeding Multiples
Spending time outdoors with family and friends. Pugs. Riding my horse and motorcycle. Downhill skiing (x-ski patroller for Ragged Mtn 7 yrs with certification in Outdoor Emergency Care). Rehabilitating and socializing rescue cats. Gardening. Travel. Reading at the beach.