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Janet Ruth Moore

Janet Ruth Moore, American nurse, educator. Registered Nurse, Massachusetts; certified gerontological clinical nurse specialist American Nurses Credentialing Center.


  • Moore, Janet Ruth was born on September 19, 1949 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States. Daughter of Robert Hartland and Florence (Merritt) Bessom.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, Green Mountain College, 1969. Diploma, Massachusetts General Hospital, 1974. Bachelor of science in nursing, American International College, 1980.

      MSN, University Massachusetts, 1993.


    • Nurse's aide Lynn (Massachusetts) Hospital, 1967-1969, staff nurse, 1972-1973. Nursing assistant United States Army Hospital, Fort Polk, Louisiana, 1971-1972. Staff nurse Ludlow (Massachusetts) Hospital, 1980-1985.

      Staff education instructor Springfield (Massachusetts) Municipal Hospital, 1985-1988. Director staff education Jewish Nursing Home, Longmeadow, Massachusetts, 1988-1993. Instructor Baystate Medical Center School Nursing, Springfield, 1993-1999.

      Nurse Camp Wilder, Springfield, 1981-1984. Clinical instructor Holyoke (Massachusetts) Community College, 1990, Elms College, 1999—2003, assistant clinical professor, since 2003. Co-director Robin Read Adult Day Health, 1999-2003.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Massachusetts. Certified gerontological clinical nurse specialist American Nurses Credentialing Center.


    • Contributor articles to journal, chapters to books.


    Member Junior League of Springfield, 1981-1988, Community Health Education Council for Children and Adolescents. Board directors Massachusetts Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children, Springfield, 1985-1990. Board directors Council of Churches, chair division on aging, 1989-1990.

    Member respite committee Alzheimer's Association Western Massachusetts, 2000-2003. Member human rights committee Berkshire Hill Music Academy, 2003^. Member Sigma Theta Tau, Alpha Chi.



    Walking, swimming, rollerblading.


    • Married William James Moore, September 5, 1971. Children: Jeffrey, Gregory.
    • father: Robert Hartland Bessom
    • mother: Florence (Merritt) Bessom
    • spouse: William James Moore
    • children: Jeffrey Moore
    • Gregory Moore
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    Born September 19, 1949
    (age 68)