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MS Clinical Nurse Leader Student Amanda McLure to Present Poster at Nursing Informatics Meeting

Master of Science Clinical Nurse Leader Student Amanda McLure has been selected to present an abstract of her CNL Capstone project in a poster session at the New England Nursing Informatics Consortium’s (NENIC) 2019 Trends in Nursing Informatics: A Nursing Perspective Conference on April 26. 

Read more about Amanda and her capstone project here.  




PhD Candidate Tegemea Mwalingo Receives Margaret McNamara Education Grant

Tegemea Mwalingo

Tegemea Mwalingo, a first-year PhD candidate in the College of Nursing, is a 2019 recipient of a prestigious Margaret McNamara Education Grant. The grant recognizes exceptional women from developing countries who are enrolled at universities in the US, Canada and select universities in South Africa and Latin America. 

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Medical Reserve Corps Wins National Award for Meningitis Vaccination Response

The Hampshire County Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is the recipient of the National MRC annual Community Response Award. 

This prestigious award recognized the work of the Hampshire County MRC and UMass Amherst College of Nursing (which is part of the MRC) in responding to a Meningitis B outbreak during the 2018 academic year. 

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Mary Paterno Leads Winning Team in HRSA Grand Challenge

A team led by Mary Paterno, PhD, CNM is one of ten team winners of Phase 1 of the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Maternal Child Health Bureau (MCHB) “Addressing Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnant Women and New Moms” national Grand Challenge. Dr. Paterno's team won for the proposal, “The use of digital recovery narratives in increasing hope and supporting sustained recovery for pregnant and parenting women with opioid use disorder”


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Dean's Report 2017

Learn about our research collaborations, our students' stories, and our alumni success. 

Nurstory: Pride and Prejudice

Hear UMass Amherst College of Nursing's Maud Low describe the prejudice she experienced working at Planned Parenthood and the patient who helped her see the good in her work. It’s part of of our “Social Justice Video Series.”