2012 Dec. 6
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.
2013 Mar. 20
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.
2013 June 7
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- ).
2013 July 10
Tierney, Rachel E.
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
2012 July 24
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.
2012 Aug. 20
Dreher, Melanie Creagan
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.
2013 Oct. 9
Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with graduate of the RN to BS program, Clinical Nurse Leader program, and Doctor of Nursing Practice program.
2013 May 16
Buttaro, Lois Aggerup
Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with member of first graduating class at UMass School of Nursing (1958).
2013 May 6
Chandler, Genevieve Elizabeth
Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with Chandler (Assoc. Professor in doctoral and BNP program) and Zucker (Assoc. Professor and expert in communicable disease prevention and behavioral modification for persons with substance abuse.
2013 Mar. 27
Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with Danielle Bruno and Lauren Bersey, students in the School of Nursing. Bersey is a first generation student; Bersey is the granddaughter of a nurse. The discussion begins with background and motives for entering the nursing program, the education and challenges of nursing; community.