Bette Ann Harris '83 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient


2020: Andrew Dwyer, PhD, MSN ’00, CAS ’00, Receives Highest Alumni Award

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Andrew Dwyer graduated from The Institute in 2000 with a Master’s in Nursing and a Certificate of Advanced Study in Clinical Investigation. Dwyer’s academic pursuits did not end at The Institute as he completed his PhD at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland. He is a certified family nurse practitioner and has extensive experience working with translational research teams at Massachusetts General Hospital and the University of Lausanne. Dwyer’s research interests include endocrinology, genetics, adolescent health and rare diseases. In 2018, he was inducted into the National Academy of Practitioners (Nursing) as a Distinguished Fellow. Currently, Andrew Dwyer is an Assistant Professor at the Connell School of Nursing at Boston College.


The Distinguished Alumni Award is given to an alumnus who graduated ten or more years ago, and who has demonstrated exceptional leadership, achievement, and service in advancing health care.

See all recipients of the Bette Ann Harris Distinguished Alumni Award.