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Sandra Mote

Sandra Mote
Sandra MoteClinical Associate Professor
  • College
    Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences
  • Department
    Susan and Alan Solomont School of Nursing
  • Phone
    (978) 934-4000
  • Email

Research Interests

Teaching Undergraduate and Graduate students to design and lead therapeutic groups. Mental health care promotion.

Women's mental health


  • Ph D: Nursing Health Promotion, (2017), University of Massachusetts Lowell - Lowell, MA
  • MS: Nursing with honors, (1999), Rivier College - Nashua NH
  • MS: Nursing with honors, Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, (1999), Rivier College - Nashua NH
  • Other: Associates Degree in Nursing, (1986), Eastern New Mexico University - New Mexico
  • BA: Major in Theatre,, (1983), Eastern New Mexico University - New Mexico
    Supporting Area: minors in music and dance

Selected Awards and Honors

  • 2015 Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence (2015), Teaching - University of Massachusetts Lowell

Selected Presentations

  • Use of Standardized Patients to Teach Therapeutic Communication in Undergraduate Nursing Education - Eastern New England Research Society, 2015
  • Using theatre students as Standardized Patients in Undergraduate Nursing Education - UML Second Annual Symposium on Teaching and Learning, 2014
  • Psychiatric Simulation: Making it work in the Classroom - NEAPNA Conference, 2013 - Nashua, NH
  • Therapeutic Group Proposal and Implementation: A CNL practice innovation - Clinical Nurse Leader Summit, 2010 - San Diego, CA
  • Comunicacion Terapeutica, 2009 - Ceyala, Mexico
  • Updates in Psychopharmacology, 2009 - Hampstead Hospital Ground Rounds
  • Forest Pharmaceuticals "Psychotropic Drugs", 2007
  • "Interviewing psychiatric patients in a primary care setting", 2006
  • Profiles in Psychiatric Nursing, 1998

Selected Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • IRB # 14-049 Use of Standardized Patients in Nursing Fundamentals Education. (2014), Grant -
    Mote, S.
  • Use of Standardized Patients in Nursing Fundamentals Education (2013), Grant - College of Health Sciences
    Soroken, L., Laccetti, M., Mote, S., Young, D.J.
  • Developing a Successful Nursing Objective (2009), Sponsored Research -
    Mote, S., McWilliam, P. (Supporting)

Research Currently in Progress

  • Workforce Nursing Diversity Grant

    Planned grant proposal writing group
    Mote, S.