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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.

Lelia Holden Carroll Professor Judy Vessey
Nurse researcher developing screening tool for bullying

Carroll Professor Judith Vessey works toward a bullying screening tool to assist health care providers.

S. Chiamaka Okorie in Ghana
Houston fellowship winner undertook research project in Africa

Connell School of Nursing junior volunteered in Ghana this past summer as an Amanda V. Houston Fellow.

Aimee Milliken
PhD student receives top honors for paper

Doctoral candidate Aimee Milliken will present her research paper in Houston, Texas at the annual meeting of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities.

Melissa Sutherland
March of Dimes names Melissa Sutherland Nurse of the Year

Associate Professor Melissa Sutherland has been named a 2015 Nurse of the Year by the Massachusetts Chapter of the March of Dimes.

Master’s student one step closer to her goal of reducing health disparities among Brazilian women

Carolina Lopes, M.S. ’16 has been selected to participate in a student leadership program.