College of Nursing

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Kimberly Drucker

Kimberly Drucker ’15

Hometown: Attleboro, Massachusetts Just because the human body is so darned fascinating. That’s what attracted Kimberly to a career in nursing. It was URI’s combination of big and small that attracted her to pursue her nursing education here. First, “even though the campus is in a rural/suburban area, the clinicals are mostly done in a […]

Leslie Montague

Leslie Montague ’13

Hometown: Providence, Rhode Island The inspiration for Leslie’s nursing career came from watching nurses care for her great-grandmother when she was ill. She knew then that she wanted to be the kind of nurse that makes a positive, caring impact on her patients and their families. She already knew about URI’s strong reputation for nursing […]

Gabrielle Rate

Gabrielle Rate ’16

Hometown: East Longmeadow, Massachusetts Watching her aunt drop her busy schedule and travel from New York to Florida to care for a relative, Gabrielle saw that nursing is more than a task-oriented career. “It’s a career in which you develop a special bond with your patients while providing them with comfort and care. My dream […]

Sabrina Schores

Sabrina Schores ’15

Hometown: Stoneham, Massachusetts When her family needed extensive medical care, Sabrina was introduced at a very young age to the knowledge and care that nurses offer their patients daily. She decided then that she wanted to pay that care forward to her own patients one day, and that day has come. She chose URI for […]

Simone Tessier

Simone Tessier ’13

Hometown: Cranston, Rhode Island A career in medicine was always in Simone’s big plans, but it was the personal connections that nurses make with their patients that led her to choose nursing. She saw it when she was volunteering at Women & Infants Hospital as a high schooler, and now she’s experiencing it firsthand from […]

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