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Wood, Carolyn

Adjunct faculty
University of Connecticut
School Nurse Education
School Affiliation

Cambridge College School of Education

Academic Focus

School nurse education


Ph.D. - University of Connecticut, Storrs, Graduate School of Education 

M.S. - Boston University, Maternal/Child Health Specialty, School of Nursing

B.S. - Salve Regina University, Newport, RI, Nursing

Professional Experience

Clinical nurse consultant - National Perinatal Information Center/Quality Analytic Services, Providence, RI

Professor of nursing - Rhode Island College

Research & Publications

Mosser, N, Williams, J & Wood, C. (2006) The use of progressive testing throughout nursing programs: How two colleges promote success in the NCLEX-RN. Annual Review of Nursing Education, 4, 305-319.

Wood, C., Meers, A., Heber, W. & Peipert, J. (2002) the role of the nurse in smoking cessation counseling for pregnant women. Clinical Excellence for Nurse Practitioners. 6(8), 45-50.

Partners Investing in Nursing's Future (PIN), initiative of RWJ and the Northwest Health Foundation. Collaboration in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Hampshire. (2008-2011). Part of academic team from Rhode Island College.


Professional Memberships & Affiliations

Professional Memberships

  • American Nurses Association
  • Rhode Island State Nurses Association
  • Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses
  • Sigma Theta Tau International, Delta Upsilon Chapter-at-large

Professional Activities

2008-present - Dean's Advisory Committee - RIC SON

2004-2007 - Ethics Committee - Newport County VNA

2004-2007 - Nursing Research Committee - Newport Hospital

2005 - Sigma Theta Tau, Governance Committee

2000-2004 - WIH research team member