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Dr Rachel Walker Oncology Nursing Society Annual Congress Keynote April 2019

Dr. Rachel Walker Presents Keynote Speech at Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Annual Congress

Apr 29, 2019

Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) - Annual Congress, April 11 –14, 2019, Anaheim, California

Medical Response Corps Training Focuses on Understanding Invisible Wounds

Apr 19, 2019

UMass Amherst Nursing faculty and students were among more than 150 attendees at “Understanding Invisible Wounds” Medical Reserve Corps training at the Campus Center on April 11.

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PhD Candidate Tegemea Mwalingo Receives Margaret McNamara Education Grant

Apr 12, 2019


Tegemea Mwalingo, a first-year PhD candidate in the College of Nursing, is a 2019 recipient of a prestigious Margaret McNamara Education Grant.  

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Nursing Major Analise Arnold Submits Grant to Promote Proper Hand Hygiene in Holyoke Classrooms

Apr 12, 2019

Analise Arnold, a Junior nursing major, shared this story about her Spring 2019 pediatric clinical experience. 

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

Apr 8, 2019

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 Confe

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UMass Nursing Students Attend National Student Nurses' Association Convention

Apr 8, 2019

UMass Amherst nursing students Keli CarriganAmanda Poussard, Heather Schmidt, Katherine Sullivan, and Madison Pai

Medical Reserve Corps Wins National Award for Meningitis Vaccination Response

Apr 8, 2019

The Hampshire County Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) was awarded the annual Community Response Award by the National MRC on April 2. The Hampshire County MRC consists of the UMass Amherst MRC combined with other units in Hampshire County. 

UManage Spring 2019 Conference Advances Discussions about Symptom Self-Management

Apr 1, 2019

More than 50 scientists, engineers, nurses, entrepreneurs, and students gathered to discuss the state of the science in the self-management of activity, sleep, and fatigue using technology at the 2019 UManage Center Spring Conference.

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Becker, Healy Pen Hampshire Gazette Article About CON Role in Opioid Prevention Coalition

Mar 27, 2019

An article in the March 26, 2019 issue of the Daily Hampshire Gazette discusses UMass Amherst College of Nursing involvement in the Hampshire HOPE opioid prevention community coalition aimed at helping people and families struggling with opioids — like heroin a