colby-sawyer faculty

Peter A. Nolette, RN, BSN, MBA, CWCN, CFCN

Assistant Professor, Nursing & Public Health
(603) 526-3043 |

Nolette earned a Diploma in Nursing from Mary Hitchcock School of Nursing; a B.S. in Nursing from Norwich University; and an M.B.A. from Franklin Pierce College.

Nolette is a certified wound care nurse and a certified foot care nurse. Employed at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center since 1977, minus a two-year hiatus when he was a staff nurse at Fairfax Hospital in Virginia, Nolette has held a variety of nursing and administrative positions at DHMC and was most recently a wound care nurse.

Peter Nolette joined the faculty as an adjunct professor of nursing in January 2011and became an assistant professor of nursing in 2012. He teaches both classroom and clinical nursing courses. He came to Colby Sawyer with 35 years of multi-specialty nursing experience with most recent specialization in wound care management.

Areas of Expertise

  • Nursing
  • Certified in Wound Care and Foot Care

Recent Publications

  • “Caregiver Neglect—The Body's Response in the Elderly” for The NH Partnership for the Protection of Older Adults. NH Police Academy, Concord, NH. June 20, 2012
  • “Diabetes Foot and Wound Care” at Diabetes Update, St. Anselm College Continuing Nursing Education. St. Anselm College, Manchester, NH. March 27, 2012
  • “Essentials of Geriatric Wound Care”, The Centers for Health and Aging, Dartmouth Medical School. June 2, 2011 (Fairlee, VT) and October 7, 2011 (Berlin, NH)
  • “Essentials of Wound Care”, Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Rehab, Windsor, VT. July 22, 2011
  • “The Art and Science of Wound Care”, St. Anselm College. Manchester, NH. April 5, 2011


  • Diploma in Nursing , Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital School of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing, Cum Laude, Norwich University
  • Master of Business Administration in Leadership, Franklin Pierce College
  • Certificate in Specialized Wound Care Mgmt., Medical University of South Carolina
  • Wound Care and Foot Care Certification---WOCN