Student and Alumni Profiles

DNP Profile: Renia Smith

Jun 14, 2019

DNP specialization area and graduation year:

Doctor of Nursing Practice - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner specialization.

Graduated May 2019

Where are you located?

Austin, Texas

What is your current role?

Leah Postilnik

Undergraduate Student Profile: Leah Postilnik

May 7, 2019

Name and Program: Leah Postilnik, Traditional Nursing Major 

Hometown: Marblehead, Massachusetts, a seaside town north of Boston.

Undergraduate Student Profile: Amanda Poussard

May 6, 2019

What is your hometown?  Saugus, MA

Program and Graduation Year:   I am a traditional undergraduate Nursing major graduating May 2019!

What inspired you to become a nurse?

MS - Clinical Nurse Leader Profile: Amanda McLure

Apr 8, 2019

Name: Amanda McLure

Where are you from? Boston, MA

When will you complete the MS-Clinical Nurse Leader? May 2019

What inspired you to become a nurse?

Tegemea Mwalingo

PhD Profile: Tegemea Mwalingo

Apr 1, 2019

Name:  Tegemea Mwalingo

Program: PhD in Nursing

Home: Dodoma, the capital city of Tanzania

Sharada Paudel DNP

DNP Profile: Sharada Paudel

Mar 19, 2019

Name: Sharada Paudel, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

Location: Bloomfield, Connecticut 

Graduation: May 2019

DNP Specialization:  Family Primary Care Nurse Practitioner 

Undergraduate Student Profile: Carl McDonald

Mar 18, 2019

Name and hometown:  Carl McDonald, Carmel, NY

Program and graduation year:  Nursing Major, 2020

What inspired you to become a nurse?  

Undergraduate Student Profile: Daniella Puche

Mar 18, 2019

Name and hometown:  

My name is Daniella Puche!  I grew up in Douglasville, Georgia, but I am so happy that I am here at UMass now!

Program and graduation year:  

I am a traditional undergraduate Nursing Major, and I am expected to graduate in 2022. 

DNP Profile: Michele Marek

Mar 14, 2019

Name: Michele Marek

Location: Connecticut

Graduation: May 2019

DNP specialization:  Online post-Master’s DNP track

Current role: I have been an APRN in primary Care for 25 years and a nurse for 35 years.