Nursing Advisory Board

The following individuals serve as members of the UMass Lowell School of Nursing Advisory Board:

  • Don Anderson CMSRN, Ed.D., Anderson Testing Service, Curry College
  • Carolyn Blanks, VP of Labor & Workforce Development, Massachusetts Senior Care
  • Rachel Chaddock, Executive Director, VNA of Greater Lowell, Chair, Nursing Advisory Board, Sept. 2013 to Present
  • May Futrell, Ph.D., FAAN, FGSA, Professor Emeritus and Past Chair, UMass Lowell
  • Katherine Gehly, MS, RN, Assistant Dean for Nursing, Middlesex College
  • Dorcas Grigg-Saito, CEO, Lowell Community Health Center
  • Demetra Gys, Major Gits Officer, Office of University Advancement, UMass Lowell
  • Christina A. Larson, RN, MSN, CFP,¬†CEO, Armstrong Ambulance, Vice-Chair, Nursing Advisory Board, Sept. 2013 to Present
  • Claire MacDonald, RN, MSN, Clinical Educator, Center for Clinical and Professional Development, Lahey Clinic
  • Susan Mullaney, MS, APRN, GNP-BC, Regional Director of Health Services, Evercare
  • Denise Palumbo, Chief Operating Officer, Lawrence General Hospital
  • Naomi Prendergast, President & CEO, D'Youville Senior Care¬†
  • Cathy M. St. Pierre, Ph.D., APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP; Associate Chief for Nursing Research, Edith Nourse Rogers VA Hospital
  • Susan Santana, MBA, RN, Director of Professional Practice and Magnet Recognition Program, Lowell General Hospital
  • Janice M. Stecchi, Ed.D., RN, Professor and Dean Emeritus, UMass Lowell
  • Francois Toka, MSN, FNP, RN, Global Family Health, LLC
  • Diane Trowbridge, RN, Director, Lowell Community Health Center
  • Patricia Walker, Chief Executive Officer, Ideal Healthcare Solutions