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Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences

Preparing You for a Fulfilling Career in Health

Health science professionals help people live healthier, safer and more productive lives. The UMass Lowell Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences prepares you for a rewarding career through hands-on learning, real-world research and close collaboration with faculty.

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  • Susan Gordon
    Doctor of Nursing Practice

    With a dual nurse practitioner certification in adult acute care and gerontology, Gordon enrolled in UMass Lowell’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program to learn leadership skills to help her improve care, especially for older adults.

  • May Futrell
    Nursing

    As a young nursing student on hospital duty, May Futrell was struck by the neglect of elderly patients, which ultimately defined her career and helped implement the first graduate program in the U.S. to educate primary-care gerontological nurse practitioners.

  • Daniel Howell
    Public Health

    When Daniel Howell interned at the City of Lowell Health Department, he helped run a forum addressing opioid abuse.

  • Erneston Maurissaint
    Nursing

    Even though Erneston Maurissaint '16 passed the state’s nursing board exam on his first try, his road to success was not an easy one.

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