Dr. Colleran has been in academia for the last 14 years teaching nursing students at all levels. Dr. Colleran is past president for the American Nurses Association Massachusetts, and a member of the Sigma Theta Tau, Theta Chapter, International Honor Society of Nursing. She recently presented her work with undergraduate nursing students on Caring Science at the International Association of Human Caring conference in South Carolina.
Doctor of Nursing Practice
University of Massachusetts
Master of Science in Nursing(Community Health Nursing)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Awards and Accomplishments
Dr. Colleran is a Caritas Coach through the Watson Caring Science Institute and is an LANP (Leadership for Academic Nursing Program) Fellow, 2014, and a Health Information Technology Scholars program (HITS) Faculty Scholar, 2009. Dr. Colleran 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. She also received the 2016 Massachusetts Rhode Island League of Nurses (MARILN) Faculty Award.
Colleran-Santos, C. & Toronto, C. (December,2014) Innovative Teaching Method in Emergency Response Education of Undergraduate Nursing Students, Journal of Nursing Education.