UMass Boston

Advisory Board

Established in 2005, the College of Nursing and Health Sciences Advisory Board is very energetic and excited to assist the college by providing political advocacy to facilitate college goals, participating in the enhancement of financial resources, and advising on the strategic visions and priorities of the college.

Membership includes the following:

  • Barbara Blakeney '89: RN, MS, Innovations Specialists: The Center for Innovation in Care Delivery, Mass General Hospital
  • Teresa Chopoorian, EdD, MSN, FNAP, Vice President & Administrator, Mansion Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
  • Darryl Elliott, Physical Therapist/Owner, Elliott Physical Therapy
  • Gerard L. Gaughan: MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Anne H. Gross, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, Vice President, Nursing and Clinical Services, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute 
  • Noreen Guanci, Chief Executive Officer, Long Term Solutions
  • Audrey Jasey 
  • Timothy J. Quigley ’84 RN, MBA, NEA-BC, Vice President of Nursing & Chief Nursing Officer, South Shore Hospital
  • Charlie Titus, Former Vice Chancellor of Athletics and Recreation, Special Projects and Programs, UMass Boston

Manning College of Nursing and Health Sciences

  • Rosanna DeMarco, PhD, RN, FAAN, Interim Dean and Professor
  • Jessica Whiteley, PhD, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Associate Professor
  • Tongjian You, PhD, PhD, FACSM, FTOS, Professor and Chair/Graduate Program Director