A Personal Reflection on Pat Lussier Duynstee, Faculty Emerita

Pat Lussier-Duynstee leads the 2008 Commencement precession.

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.

Speaker Details Ways to Improve Equity in Higher Education

Anthony A. Jack

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.

The Challenge of Caring for Newborns During COVID-19

Jennifer Duran

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.

Fighting Racism in Health Care

Taharee Jackson speaks via Zoom.

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.