In recognition of his accomplishments as a senior nurse anesthetist at Boston Children's Hospital and a health care leader for Parters in Health, John Welch, M.S. ’12, received the 10th annual Dean Rita P. Kelleher Award at the Connell School’s annual reunion on Saturday, June 2, 2018. Joy Moore ’81, Hon. ’10, associate vice president for alumni relations and University commencement director, led a discussion with Welch that focused on social justice through health care equity for all, especially the marginalized in our communities. Following the discussion, alumni gathered for a reception and to reconnect with members of the Connell School community.

Dean Susan Gennaro and John Welch

Dean Susan Gennaro presents the Dean Rita P. Kelleher Award to John Welch

Joy Moore and John Welch

Joy Moore and John Welch

John Welch with past recipients of the Dean Rita P. Kelleher Award

Dean Rita P. Kelleher Award recipients Mimi Pomerleau, M.S. '95; John C. Welch, M.S. '12; Genevieve V. Foley '66; and Ann Riley Finck '66

Class of 1968

Kelleher Award recipient John Welch (second from left) with members of the School of Nursing Golden Eagle Class of 1968

Dean Susan Gennaro, John Welch, and Joy Moore, associate vice president for Alumni Relations and University commencement director

Dean Susan Gennaro, John Welch, and Joy Moore, associate vice president for Alumni Relations and University commencement director

–Photos by Caitlin Cunningham

 

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Reunion 2018