The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Student and Alumni Profiles

Christopher Provost '01 Pays Tribute to a Long-Time Professor

Dec 19, 2019

Professor Karen Plotkin helped guide me to be the RN that I am today. She was my advisor in the late '90's, and I was devastated to hear of her passing. 

Scuba Diving in the Phuket Islands, Thailand

Nursing Major Student Profile: Philip Pham

Aug 8, 2019

Philip Pham, Nursing Major '20, from North Andover, Massachusetts, was one of two winners in the UMass Amherst 2019 #YASUMass photo contest in which students submitted photos from their summer vacation adventures.

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

Nursing Major Student Profile: Leah Postilnik

May 7, 2019

Name and Program: Leah Postilnik, Nursing Major '19

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

Nursing Major 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?