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Preview Dr. Susan Hagedorn's '77 film, "Island Nurse"

The School of Nursing is proud to welcome Alumna, Dr. Susan Hagedorn’77 to Skinner Hall on Thursday, April 4th. Dr. Hagedorn will be presenting her film Island Nurse.  This documentary tells the story of Mary Donnelly, who has served as the Block Island nurse for over fifty-five years. Click here to watch the trailer.

Dr. Hagedorn is a nationally recognized nurse, filmmaker and philanthropist. Dr. Hagedorn first earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Ohio Wesleyan University before attending the UMass Amherst School of Nursing to earn a bachelor’s in nursing in 1977. She then went on to receive her master’s in nursing from Boston College and PhD in nursing from the University of Colorado. In 2010, she completed her master’s program in media studies at The New School.

Click here to learn more about Dr. Susan Hagedorn.