Eileen F. Terrill, PhD, RN


Assistant Professor
Director of Graduate Entry Pathway

Phone: 508-856-3952 
Fax:  508-856-3388

Office: S1-853 

Email: Eileen.terrill@umassmed.edu

Areas of Focus:
Chronic illness management, Adherence to treatment, Patient-provider relationship, Accelerated nursing education


Educational Background:
PhD, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, Graduate School of Nursing, 2007
MS, Nursing, Adult Nurse Practitioner, University of Massachusetts Graduate School of Nursing, 2000
BS, Nursing, Worcester State College, 1998
Diploma, Nursing, Framingham Union Hospital, 1977

Dr. Terrill is an Assistant Professor of Nursing at the University of Massachusetts Worcester. She is the Director of the Graduate Entry Pathway, an accelerated Masters in Nursing program for individuals with non-nursing degrees. Dr. Terrill's dissertation research focused on "Women's Experiences of Managing Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis with Disease Modifying Drugs".  Eileen's teaching responsibilities span across the Prelicensure, Masters, and PhD programs. Eileen is also involved in an educational collaborative (the Learning Collaborative for Accelerated Models of Nursing Education, LCANE) with Yale University and Simmons College, to conduct research on aspects of the accelerated model of nursing education.

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