Cathleen C. Santos
Dr. Cathleen Santos is an Associate Professor of Nursing and Program Coordinator of the RN-BS Program. She holds a Doctorate of Nursing Practice in Nursing Education from Regis College, an MSN in Community Health Nursing from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth and a BSN from Husson College/Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor, Maine.
Dr. Santos is the President Elect for the American Nurses Association Massachusetts. In addition, she is a member in good standing of the Sigma Theta Tau, Theta Chapter, International Honor Society of Nursing. In addition to her faculty role at Curry, she is the faculty advisor for the Curry College Student Nurse Association. Before becoming a professor at Curry, she held a variety of nursing administration positions in Massachusetts in acute care and home health care.
Dr. Santos is a LANP (Leadership for Academic Nursing Program) Fellow, 2014 and a Health Information Technology Scholars program (HITS) Faculty Scholar, 2009. Dr. Santos was inducted into Husson University Alumni Hall of Fame, 2010 and is a 2010 recipient of the Foundation of National Student Nurses Association, Promise of Nursing Regional Faculty Fellowship.
Dr. Santos has extensive background in Quality & Safety in Nursing practice as evidenced by her participation in the QSEN National Forums and her recent national presentations on Student Nurses Perceptions of Patient Safety.
Dr. Santos has mentored both Master's students and doctoral candidates over the last several years. Her current interests include the development of a Health policy course at Curry and implementation of Inter-professional Education.
Her interests include Community/Public Health, Care of Veterans, Health Policy and Legislation.
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