Laurie Soroken is the Director of Baccalaureate Program, Clinical Associate Professor in the College of Nursing and UMass Lowell Center for Population Health

Laurie Soroken, Ph.D., ANP-BC

Director of Baccalaureate Program, Clinical Professor

Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences
Susan and Alan Solomont School of Nursing
Health and Social Sciences Building 205


Adult Health, Medical Surgical Nursing


  • Ph.D.: Nursing, (2019), University of Massachusetts Lowell
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Bone Mineral Density in Boston Puerto Rican Adults.
  • Other: Nursing Education, (2014), University of Massachusetts, Lowell - Lowell, MA
  • Other: Adult Nurse Practitioner, (1995), Simmons College - Boston, MA
  • MS: Clinical Nurse Specialist, (1993), University of Massachusetts Worcester - Worcester, MA
  • BS: Nursing, (1989), University of Massachusetts Lowell - Lowell, MA

Selected Awards and Honors

  • UMass Lowell (UML) Innovations in Teaching (2014), Teaching - UMass Lowell
  • UML School of Nursing Teaching Excellence Award (2014), Teaching - UMass Lowell

Selected Publications

  • Zhang, Y., Soroken, L., Laccetti, M., Ronan De Castillero, E., Konadu, A. (2015). Centralized to Hybrid Nurse Station: Communication and Teamwork among Nursing Staff. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 5(12) p34.

Selected Presentations

  • The Relationship Between Simulation Evaluation Scores and Clinical Grading Outcomes - St. Anslem College Conference for Nurse Educators, June 2016 - Falmouth, MA
  • Use of Standardized Patients to Teach Therapeutic Communication in Undergraduate Nursing Education - Eastern New England Research Society, 2015
  • Communication and teamwork among nursing staff after work station transition - Lowell General Hospital Research Symposium, 2014 - Lowell, MA
  • Using theatre students as Standardized Patients in Undergraduate Nursing Education - UML Second Annual Symposium on Teaching and Learning, 2014

Selected Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Use of Standardized Patients in Nursing Fundamentals Education (2013), Grant - College of Health Sciences
    Soroken, L., Laccetti, M., Mote, S., Young, D.J.
  • Clinivest Evaluation of Restless Leg Syndrome Awareness and Quality of Care in the Primary Care Setting. (2007), Grant
    Soroken, L. (Principal)
  • Phase IV Study GOAL A1C Clinical Trial Study: Glycemia Optimization with Algorithms and Labs at Point of Care (2002), Grant
    Soroken, L. (Principal)