Newsmaker: Alumna achieves dream without debt
The Worcester Telegram & Gazette recently featured Cailin E. Duram, MSN, a 2009 Graduate School of Nursing alumna who dreamed of working in a community health center helping refugees. Her overwhelming debt from undergraduate and graduate student loans forced her to reconsider her career choice until she discovered National Health Service Corps, which offers incentives—such as student loan repayment—for health care providers who work in underserved areas. She is now a family nurse practitioner at the primary refugee health assessment site in Central Massachusetts, the Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center in Great Brook Valley.
Read the full story here: Federal program allows local health worker to achieve a dream