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About Bonnie Farmer

Credentials, degrees, school attended:
Doctor of Philosophy, Ph.D., College of Nursing, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island, December 1994. Area of specialization: gerontological nursing, theory development, nursing research.
Dissertation: The Meadows of Madison: An Ethnographic Study of the Organizational Climate of a Nursing Home
Master of Public Administration, Health Care Management Concentration, University of New Haven, West Haven, Connecticut, June 1984.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, St. Anselm College, Manchester, New Hampshire, June 1972.
Associate of Science in Nursing, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, June 1969.
Additional Education
Certificate, Fundamentals of Geriatrics, University of Connecticut Geriatric Education Center, Farmington, Connecticut, 1990.
Certificate, Management Skills for Nurses in Primary Health Care, Harvard School of Public Health, Executive Programs in Health Policy and Management, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1975-1976.
Research Interests
Aging, health promotion , Long-term care/senior living, Parent Care, Healthcare management/policy, Qualitative research


Present Associate Professor, School of Nursing, University of Southern Maine


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