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Nursing Stories: Mary Breckinridge

In this series, we will tell nursing stories of influential practitioners who made a difference in the field of nursing.

Mary Breckinridge was perhaps one of the most educated nurses of …

Nurse Practitioners Make a Difference

Nurse practitioners (NPs) have spent decades forging the way for independent, quality patient care, and there’s no better time to acknowledge their work — and their persistence — than during …

Nursing Stories: Mary Eliza Mahoney

In this series, we will tell nursing stories of influential practitioners who made a difference in the field of nursing.

Born in 1845, Mary Eliza Mahoney was the first black nurse …

First Nursing@Simmons Student – Jason Boyd

Jason Boyd became the first student to officially enroll in Nursing@Simmons, Simmons School of Nursing and Health Sciences’ online Master of Science in Nursing program for aspiring Family Nurse Practitioners …

Disaster Nursing: What You Need to Know

Unpredictable events are common in this field, and nurses tend to thrive in this environment. A solid commitment to protect and advocate for their patients — even when their own …

Student Spotlight – Lisa Marie Doyle

Lisa Marie Doyle, RN, OCN is currently enrolled in the Simmons School of Nursing and Health Sciences’ on-campus Master of Science in Nursing — Family Nurse Practitioner program. In a …

Alumni Spotlight: Nickie Burney

Nickie Burney is a graduate of the Family Nurse Practitioner program at Simmons School of Nursing and Health Sciences. In a recent interview, Burney shared her experience attending Simmons College …