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Cynthia Peterson, PhD ’22 on Global Health Service in Peru

College of Nursing PhD candidate Cynthia Peterson discusses her global health experience as the longest active MEDLIFE volunteer in an inspirational video. 

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Dr. Ginny Chandler to Present, Publish on Building Resilience

Professor Ginny Chandler will share her research on building resilience at several upcoming conferences and in prestigious publications. 





Dr. Rachel Walker Featured in Forbes Article about Diversity and Inclusion in Invention

Dr. Rachel Walker

Associate Professor Dr. Rachel Walker is among three AAAS-Lemelson Invention Ambassadors profiled in a Forbes article about diversity in invention.  

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Giuliano Named 2020 AACN Distinguished Research Lecturer

Dr. Karen Giuliano, College of Nursing/Institute for Advanced Life Sciences (IALS) Associate Professor, has been selected by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses as its 2020 Distinguished Research Lecturer.



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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.”