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MSE Graduate Helps Develop Safer Alternative to Opiods for Pregnant Mothers

Since graduating from the MSE program in 2005, Dr. Alane O' Connor has since joined a family practice in Maine, completed her DNP at Vanderbilt, and has done a tremendous amount of work regarding the study of pregnant women and substance abuse. She has recently helped develop a healthier alternative to opiods called Subutex which, in large doses, does not produce as adverse effects on the newborn child. 

Sara Looby
Alumna one of 2016 Claflin Distinguished Scholars

Dr. Sara Looby, CSON Alumna, was one of six people who were awarded the 2016 Claflin Distinguished Scholars Award by MGH.

CSON Alumna receives Superstar Award from MedStar

Marguerite Minshall, Connell School of Nursing Class of 2013, was recently awarded the SuperStar Award for the second quarter of FY16 by MedStar. 

colleen nuzzolese
Associate Professor Awarded Fulbright to Chile

Melissa Sutherland, Associate Professor of the Connell School of Nursing, was recently awarded a Fulbright award to Chile. 

Colleen Nuzzolese
Alumna named MedStar Georgetown's Associate of the Year

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital named Colleen Nuzzolese its Associate of the Year for 2015. Nuzzolese graduated from the Boston College Connell School of Nursing in 2011. 

CSON Alumna Named One of the Most Influential in Aging

Nursing Alumna Jennie Chin Hansen, former president of AARP and formerly the CEO of the American Geriatrics Society, was recently named one of the top 50 people, most influential in aging. 

Sonia Chiamaka Okorie '17
KILN Scholar attends Child Rights and Sight Conference in Connecticut

Sonia Chiamaka Okorie ’17 presented research at the conference from her summer fellowship in Ghana and called it an uplifting experience.

Nina Wujech, graduate student
Press Ganey continues support of Connell School of Nursing

A leading provider of health care analytics and solutions, will sustain its fellowship, which is awarded to outstanding Connell School of Nursing graduate students who are expanding their studies in oncology, endocrinology or other clinical specialties.

Ann Wolbert Burgess, D.N.Sc., RNCS, FAAN
Professor recognized for contributions to the field of child maltreatment

Professor Ann Wolbert Burgess received the Outstanding Professional Award from The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children.

Julie Dunne, KILN Scholar
Program for future nurse leaders gets a jolt from The Coca-Cola Foundation

The Coca-Cola Company and Foundation has pledged $100,000 to Connell School of Nursing’s Keys to Inclusive Leadership in Nursing (KILN) Program.