Karen Dick PhD, GNP-BC, FAANP


Associate Professor, Associate Dean for Advanced Practice Programs

Phone:  508-856-5345
Fax:   508-856-5851
Office:  UMass Medical School, S1-853

Email: karen.dick@umassmed.edu

Areas of Focus:
Care of older adults with cognitive impairment
APN models of care for frail elders  

Educational Background: 
1998 PhD University of Rhode Island
1982 Louis Lowry Certificate in Gerontological Studies, Boston University
1982 MS Gerontological Nursing, Boston University
1976 BS Nursing, UMASS Dartmouth

Dr. Karen Dick comes to the Graduate School of Nursing via UMASS Boston where she served as Graduate Program Director overseeing the MS and DNP programs. She is currently an Associate Professor teaching in the DNP program at the GSN. Dr. Dick was inducted as a Fellow in the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners in 2003, and is also the 2013 recipient of the State Award for Excellence from the AANP. She has had a long career caring for older adults as a Gerontological Nurse Practitioner and maintains a clinical practice through Hebrew Senior Life, Boston, MA.





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