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Laurie Soroken

Laurie Soroken, MS, ANP-BC, Ph.D. (c) Director of Baccalaureate Program , Clinical Associate Professor


Adult Health, Medical Surgical Nursing

Research Interest

  • Use of Standardized Patients in Nursing Education
  • Centralized Work Station Changing to Hybrid Work Station:  Communication and Teamwork Among Nursing Staff
  • Pediatric Obesity

Educational Background

  • 2014, Post Master’s Certificate Nursing Education, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • 1995, Post Master’s Certificate Adult Nurse Practitioner, Simmons College
  • 1993, M.S. Clinical Nurse Specialist, University of Massachusetts, Worcester
  • 1989, B.S., Nursing, University of Lowell, Lowell Massachusetts


Laurie Soroken is an adult nurse practitioner certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.  Her experience includes 19 years of primary care practice along with long term, rehabilitative care and more recently ambulatory / urgent care in the emergency room setting. She has been actively involved in precepting many nurse practitioner students throughout her career.

Professor Soroken is full time clinical faculty for the School of Nursing.  She has taught at both undergraduate and graduate levels and is actively involved with the use of standardized patients and high fidelity simulation in nursing education.  She serves as Director of Baccalaureate Program and Course Coordinator for Nursing Fundamentals and Health Assessment classes with accompanying labs as well as the Acute Care Nursing Practicum.   She is a member of the NLN as well as Sigma Theta Tau.

Her publications include chapter contributions:
  • Soroken, L., Aldrich, J. (2013) Acute Bronchospasm. Primary Care:  A Collaborative Practice.  pp 189 – 191. Missouri:  Elsevier. 
  • Soroken, L.  (1999)  Constipation. Primary Care:  A Collaborative Practice. Missouri:  Elsevier