School of Nursing & Health Sciences
Professor Nunes joined Colby-Sawyer College as Assistant Professor of Nursing in 2020. She holds a Masters in Education degree from Franklin Pierce University, a B.S.N from George Mason University and a Bachelors in Science in Athletic Training with a minor in Emergency medical Services.
In 2019, Professor Nunes traveled to New Delhi India as guest faculty for the 10th annual Asian Conference for Emergency Medicine. The Conference theme: “Affordable Care, Bridging Gaps, & Creating Impact” focused on the need for global partnership and support of our emergency medicine family. As an international guest speaker for the ACEM Nursing Workshop, Professor Nunes presented on Emergency Nursing and Trauma: “the neglected disease of modern developing nations.” read more…
Professor Nunes has over 20 years of critical care nursing experience, 6 years as a nationally registered EMT - paramedic & 5 years as a volunteer firefighter. At the administrative level, she took on the leadership roles as a way to inspire others to succeed in a positive, team rich environment that focused on best practice and patient quality of care.
Professor Nunes works at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in the CVCC where she plays an active role in the COVID19 stat airway and code blue response team. Professor Nunes instructs courses in both the clinical and academic setting. She has special interests in international travel/ global issues, emergency medicine, cardiovascular disease, nurse burnout, PTSD & holistic nursing.