Dr. Patricia Lussier-Duynstee is among four School of Nursing faculty who are being named emerita this year. After working closely with Pat, Dean of Student and Alumni Services Dr. Jack Gormley has written a personal note of gratitude to Pat as she begins her retirement.
Dr. Anthony Jack, an assistant professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a sociologist of poverty and inequality, discussed racialized experiences first-generation, low-income college students of color encounter at the Spring 2020 Baugh Visiting Faculty Scholar Lecture.
Jennifer Duran, a nurse at Massachusetts General Hospital and a student in the Institute’s Master of Health Professions Education program, says it’s emotionally hard seeing mothers and their newborns separated but is buoyed by happy outcomes.
The June 5 virtual event gave space for people to speak and share tributes to honor George Floyd and the many other Black individuals who have been murdered, and to show solidarity with the Black community and stand against the pervasive, systemic racism that has afflicted the American people...
With protests across the country focused on racial justice following the death of George Floyd, the Summer semester’s Power, Privilege and Positionality event allowed more than 200 incoming students to hear experts discuss the importance of treating patients with dignity.
Professor Emerita Ruth Purtilo, along with alums Carol Lewis, DPT ’07, and Nancy Kirsh, DPT ’05, are among several Catherine Worthingham Fellows of the American Physical Therapy Association who write the COVID-19 pandemic will change the physical therapy profession.