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Susan Atamian

Susan Atamian, American nurse. Registered Nurse, Massachusetts; certified infection control.

Background

  • Atamian, Susan was born on September 14, 1950 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Raymond H. and Alice (Chakerian) Atamian.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Simmons College, 1972. Master of Science, Simmons College, 1995.

    Career

    • Staff nurse, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 1972-1974;private duty nurse, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 1975-1976;staff nurse, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 1976-1977;research assistant III, U. Cinn. Hospital, 1980-1981;research study nurse, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 1977-1980;instructor nursing, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 1982-1984;senior research study nurse, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 1984-1987;director clinical research nurse group, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 1985-1990;infection control nurse, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 1988-1990;infection control nurse clinician, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston., 1990-1992;staff nurse, Kimberly Nurses, Orange, California, 1982;coordinator, clinical research, vascular surgical division, Massachusetts General Hospital, since 1992. Consultant nutrition and liver diseases, McGaw laboratories, Santa Ana, California, 1980-1981.

      Chairman faculty development library committee Shepard Gill School, Boston, 1983-1984. Member research nurses forum, Massachusetts General Hospital, since 1992.

    Membership

    Class agent 1972 Simmons College, 1972, 86-97, member committee alumnae fund, 1987-1989, reunion committee, 1990-2002, committee on classes, 1991-1992, class of 1972 reunion fund chair, 1991-1992, chairman class of 1972 reunion fund 1996-1997, vice president Class of 1972, since 1997, member travel and education committee, since 2002, nominating committee, since 2004. Member of American Nurses Association, Council Armenian American Nurses (vice president 2002-2003, president since 2003), Association for Practitioners in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Research Nurses Forum Massachusetts General Hospital, Massachusetts Nurses Association, Society for Vascular Nursing, American Nurses Foundation Century Club, Simmons College Alumnae Association (education and travel committee 2002-2004, nominating committee 2004-2006), Simmons Club Boston (board directors 1988-1990, vice president 1990-1992, co-chairman boutique 1992-1994, member nominating committee 1994-1995), Sigma Theta Tau, Simmons College Nursing Honor Society.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: travel, reading, knitting.

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    Born September 14, 1950
    (age 67)