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Cynthia Francis Bechtel, PhD, RN, CNE, CHSE, CEN
Associate Professor
Coordinator MSN Program

PhD University of Massachusetts Worcester
MS Regis College (Nursing Administration)
BS Cedar Crest College, Allentown, PA
Diploma Allentown Hospital School of Nursing, Allentown, PA

Dr. Bechtel teaches:
NURC 905 Health and Education Resources and Policies
NURC 915 Advanced Technology and Nursing Informatics
NURC 971 Nursing Theory and Research I
NURC 972 Nursing Theory and Research II
NURE 941 Curriculum Design and Evaluation
NURE 951 Course Development and Implementation
NURE 981 Advanced Teaching Methods (Practicum I)
NURE 991 Application of Technology to Education (Practicum II)
NURS 701 Writing and information literacy for nurses



Susan M. Mullaney, EdD, RN, CNE
Professor/ Chair Nursing Department

EdD Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Healthcare Education, concentration in Nursing Education
MS University of Massachusetts, Worcester (Adult Acute Care, Clinical Specialist)
MA Framingham State College (Healthcare Administration)
BSN University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Dr. Mullaney teaches:
NURC 925 Ethical, Social and Cultural Competencies
NURC 972 Nursing Theory and Research II
NURL 943 Strategic Planning for Nursing’s Future
NURL 954 Role in Health Care Systems
NURL 983 Practicum in Organizational Management Skills  (Practicum I)
NURL 993 Internship in Independent Leadership Skills (Practicum II)


Adjunct Faculty

Dr JoAnn Mulready-Shick

JoAnn Mulready-Shick, EdD, MSN, RN, CNE, ANEF
EdD in Higher Education University of Massachusetts, Boston
MS in Nursing University of Pennsylvania
BS in Nursing University of Delaware

Dr Mulready-Shick teaches NURE 941 Curriculum Design and Evaluation



Paulette Melanson, DNP, WHNP-BC, RNC, LCCE
DNP Regis College
MSN Boston College
BSN Boston College

Dr Melanson teaches NURC 905 Health and Education Resources and Policies


ruth-remingtonRuth Remington, PhD, AGPCNP-BC
Ph.D.     University of Massachusetts Amherst and Worcester
Major field:  Nursing
Dissertation:  Calming Music and Hand Massage with Agitated Elderly
M.S.    University of Massachusetts Worcester
Major field:  Ambulatory/Community Health Nursing, Nurse Practitioner
Thesis:  The Effect of Sedative Music on the Level of Agitation in Institutionalized Elders
B.S. Rutgers University, Newark, NJ
Major field:  Nursing

Dr. Remington teaches:
NURC 935 Essential Preparation for Advanced Nursing Role
NURC 971 Nursing Theory and Research I
NURC 972 Nursing Theory and Research II


Jennifer LitchfieldJennifer Litchfield, MSN, RN
Clinical Simulation Resource Lab Instructor

MSN Framingham State University 
BSN Framingham State College 
ADN Becker College

Jennifer teaches in the nursing simulation lab., 508-626-1220 ext. 4368

Framingham State University

100 State Street

PO Box 9101

Framingham, MA 01701-9101


Phone: 508-620-1220