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2012 Dec. 6

Charles, Marcella

Marcella Charles: oral history with Aaron Rubinstein

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with first African American graduate of Nursing (Class of 1972); native of Antigua, racism in Boston schools. ODWIN program (Open Doors Wider in Nursing); applying to UMass; leaving nursing for the ministry.

UMass Amherst College of Nursing Oral History Collection

2013 Mar. 20

Friedman, Alice

Alice Friedman: oral history with Robert S. Cox

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with nursing faculty member, discussing choice of nursing as profession; education from high school (in Baltimore) through diploma at Mass. General; Columbia Teachers' College. Marriage to Harvey Friedman. Arrival at UMass. Unionization efforts in nursing profession, collective bargaining. Sabbatical in England; nursing in England. International programs.

UMass Amherst College of Nursing Oral History Collection

2013 June 7

Secatore, Janet

Janet Secatore: oral history with Robert S. Cox and Winona Moeller

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with alumnus of UMass Amherst School of Nursing (BSN, 1969) and Boston University (MS, 1983); held positions at Beth Israel Hospital, Boston (1969-1994) Chief Nursing Officer at The Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, Australia, (1994-2005) Senior Director of Clinical and Professional Development at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston (2006- ).

UMass Amherst College of Nursing Oral History Collection

2013 July 10

Tierney, Rachel E.

Rachel E. Tierney: oral history with Robert S. Cox and Winona Moeller

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with alumna of UMass Amherst School of Nursing (1962, 1974G, 1990 PhD) and faculty member. Family background (parents were graduates of Mass. State); undergraduate life in early 1960s, psychiatric clinical experiences at Northampton State Hospital, diploma students versus BSN students during clinicals; psychiatric nursing in Springfield; work at American Inter... more

UMass Amherst College of Nursing Oral History Collection

2013 Mar. 21

Asselin, Micheline

Micheline Asselin and Maureen Bailey: oral history with Robert S. Cox

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with long-term members of the College of Nursing at UMass Amherst, Micheline Asselin (faculty, instrumental in setting up the RN to BSN program) and Maureen Bailey (staff member); differences in nursing students from 1960s to present; impact of Ira Trail and open enrollment in Nursing in the 1970s and difficulties of placing students in clinical work, impact o... more

UMass Amherst College of Nursing Oral History Collection

2012 July 24

DiMaggio, Gelestrina

Gelestrina DiMaggio, Mary Helming, and Ann Sheridan: oral history with Robert S. Cox

Beverly (Mass.) - Interview with two of the first professors in the UMass School of Nursing: Tina DiMaggio (Pediatric and Maternal) and Helming (Medical and Surgical), Sheridan (Pediatric). Beginnings in nursing; early years of UMass program; early faculty; Mary Maher.

UMass Amherst College of Nursing Oral History Collection

2012 Aug. 20

Dreher, Melanie Creagan

Melanie Creagan Dreher: oral history with Aaron Rubinstein

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with former Dean of Nursing at UMass. Nurse Scientist traineeships and federal support for career in nursing research; doctorate in anthropology and fieldwork in Jamaica and arrival on faculty at UMass (1973). Merger of Nursing and Public Health at UMass.

UMass Amherst College of Nursing Oral History Collection

2013 Oct. 9

Sullivan, Bill

Bill Sullivan oral history with Robert S. Cox

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with graduate of the RN to BS program, Clinical Nurse Leader program, and Doctor of Nursing Practice program.

UMass Amherst College of Nursing Oral History Collection

2013 May 16

Buttaro, Lois Aggerup

Lois Aggerup Buttaro: oral history with Robert S. Cox

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with member of first graduating class at UMass School of Nursing (1958).

UMass Amherst College of Nursing Oral History Collection

2013 Jan. 16

Cancellieri, Joe

Joe Cancellieri, Maureen Grodin, and Nancy Thompson: oral history with Robert S. Cox, Winona Moeller, and Ann Sheridan

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with alumni of School of Nursing Cancellieri (Class of 197), Grodin (Class of 1977, instructor 1991-1998, manager of Hospice and Palliative Care at Cooley-Dickinson Hospital); Thomson (Class of 1973; MS in Nursing Administration, 1991; Chair of Alumni Board); and Cancellieri (Class of 1975; career in Navy).

UMass Amherst College of Nursing Oral History Collection