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College of Nursing Profiles

Meet Dr. Karen Kalmakis, DNP Program Director

Oct 22, 2020

Karen A. Kalmakis, PhD, MPH, FNP-BC, FAANP, Associate Professor at the College of Nursing, was recently appointed Director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program

Meet Bret Guidi, Springfield Center Sim Lab Tech Specialist

Oct 22, 2020

UMass Springfield Center Simulation Lab Tech Specialist Bret Guidi shared some highlights from his career and life in a recent interview.


Meet Kim Fallon: MS-Clinical Nurse Leader '19, Current DNP Student

Sep 16, 2020

Kim Fallon completed her Master of Science - Clinical Nurse Leader at the UMass Amherst College of Nursing in 2019. She is now a UMass Amherst DNP student and a school nurse in the Bridgewater-Raynham, MA school district.

Read Kim’s story below:

Meet Dr. Mary Ellen Burke, Director of Master's Degree and Certificate Programs

Sep 14, 2020

Mary Ellen Burke, DNP, RN, CNM, CNE, Clinical Assistant Professor at the College of Nursing, has been appointed director of the College's Master’s Degree and Certificate Programs effective September 1, 2020. Dr.

Parash Pijar, DNP '24, Shares COVID-19 Story

May 27, 2020

Meet Our Alumni: Emily Amico '00

May 21, 2020

Nursing Stories from the COVID-19 Front Line: Jordi Goss-Packard ABSN '18

May 21, 2020

DNP Profile: Ronald Rollon

May 19, 2020