Magazine Archive

College launches new online health care and nursing options
Saint Joseph's has launched an online program in Catholic health care leadership and launched two graduate nursing degrees that partner with either health administration or business administration. Catholic health care leadership program "The program enables administrators to bal...
Alumna journeys to China
Talk with Deb Kramlich '09 by Peggy Roberts
One tough unit:
Caring for premature and critically ill infants is emotionally demanding by Charmaine Daniels Shannon Bourgault ’03 ha...
Talk with Andrew Wasowski ’11
Andrew Wasowski '11 of Windham, Maine, was recruited by the Marine Corps in high school. At age 18, he found himself in boot camp, which was followed by th...
Anatomy of a free clinic
After working more than 20 years as a nurse, Patricia Leavitt’s dream was to start a free clinic for people without health insurance. But along with passionate commitment, it took leadership, determination, networking, dollars, an eye for accounting and the ability to schmooze...
SimMan goes high-tech in Mercy Hall
During a recent renovation to the nursing facilities in Mercy Hall, a Simulation Man lab upgrade was constructed with improved hardware, ...
“Not a dry eye in the house” during nurse pinning ceremony
Erin Reeber of Topsham, Maine, and her parents experience the pride and joy of the nurse pinning ceremony. For a senior nursing student, being ...
New “man” on campus
Teaching tool simulates real patient Nursing student Jessica Frechette ’09 of Sanford, Maine, checks SimMan’s h...
On the front lines with the avian flu
Professor Sharon Martin gets proactive Last summer professor Sharon Martin was preparing for her Community Health Nursing cour...
Patients, not customers
“Basically, ultimately, essentially, nursing is relationship.”
Moe O'Rourke ’80 takes a very personal approach to healing
Through many years of working as a nursing professor, Maureen O'Rourke '80 has learned that cancer patients can find healing in unlikely places. Thai restaurants, for example.
Lunch break as radical notion?
“So much skill and knowledge goes in to what we’re doing. Anything I can do toward the advancement of the nursing profession – role modeling for patients and staff and helping to articulate our profession – is important to me.”
Larry Messner: portrait of a leader
Never compromise your values. Do take care of your people and help them succeed. Larry Messner of Las Vegas teaches the first course, Leadership in Health Care Administration, and the last course, Applied Management Capstone Project, for graduate students in the Saint Joseph’s master...
Inviting nurses to the table
As nurses take on leadership roles, they could change the health care landscape: A look at the future of nursing and its impact on patients
Migdalia Santiago-White ’01
alumni highlight
Migdalia Santiago-White of Cleveland, Ohio, earned her master’s degree in health services administration at Saint Joseph’s....
Online radiology program grows
Brenda Rice ’99/’08, the program manager for Saint Joseph’s ...
Summer symposia on campus
Health Care’s Future: Realize the Promise, July 23-27 Saint Joseph’s 5th Annual Health Care Symposium will feature nationally known experts to equip administrators, nurses and technicians with the knowledge necessary to face any obstacle in the constantly changing health care field.
Nancy Weingarten '96, MSHA, Keeps a Residency Running
Nancy Weingarten ’96 uses her Saint Joseph’s online graduate degree to oversee a Maine medical residency program.
Ruth A. Antonowich ’12, MSN, FNP-BC, Keys to Success
Ruth A. Antonowich '12 dreams big about nursing in the Florida Keys.
Perspective for Care
Phil DuBois is an award-winning long-term care administrator, and his years of experience in the field illustrate his credentials.
On Call
The 2013 Boston Marathon reaffirms why Nicole Ashton Rice ’13 is a registered nurse.
Students Afar: Senegal
Senior nursing students take stock of women's health in Africa