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College of Nursing at UMass Amherst Receives Transformative $21.5 Million Gift from Elaine Nicpon Marieb Charitable Foundation

College of Nursing at UMass Amherst Receives Transformative $21.5 Million Gift from Elaine Nicpon Marieb Charitable Foundation

Largest cash gift in UMass Amherst history to further innovation and excellence; nursing college to be named for Marieb, late alumna and influential textbook author

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Constance Flynn Receives AANP State Award for Excellence

Congratulations to Clinical Assistant Professor Constance Flynn, DNP, ANP-BC, FNP-BC, CARN-AP, who is the recipient of the  American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) Massachusetts State Award for Excellence.

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Dr. Gabrielle Abelard Named Nurse Entrepreneur of the Year by National Black Nurses Association

Congratulations to Dr. Gabrielle P. Abelard, Associate Professor and Psychiatric Mental Health Specialty Director, who was awarded the 2022 Nurse Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the National Black Nurses Association 50th Anniversary Conference in Chicago on July 29. Dr. Abelard is the current President of the Elaine Marieb College of Nursing Faculty Assembly and the CEO of a multi-site community mental health clinic located in Dedham and Stoughton, MA.

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Terrie Black Contributes to Landmark American Heart Association Advisory on Essential Components of Cardiovascular Health

Clinical Associate Professor Terrie Black DNP, MBA, CRRN, FAHA is among the writers -- and the only nurse on the writing team -- who contributed to a landmark Presidential Advisory from the American Heart Association. The advisory, published in AHA Journals, is an update to Life’s Simple 7 (which now adds sleep health to the metrics) and is now known as

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Whether you are looking to begin your career, change professions, or advance in the nursing field, the Elaine Marieb College of Nursing at the University of Massachusetts Amherst will provide you with the skills and education necessary for success. We offer baccalaureate, master of science, DNP and PhD programs as well as undergraduate and graduate certificates.

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The education, research and practice opportunities we offer to our students prepare them to be successful in healthcare settings across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, throughout the U.S. and around the globe. 

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We have a proud tradition of conducting research that advances nursing education and practice. UMass Nursing students have opportunities to join our distinguished faculty in research and innovation at every level of their nursing education. 

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We also invite community members to take part in research studies. Click here for information on current studies that are seeking participants.

 

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