UConn Year of Graduation (Undergraduate): 2014 Undergraduate Major(s): Nursing Currently Employed By: CT Children’s Medical Center, Clinical Nurse III Updates: I’ve recently passed a certification exam, earning the title of Certified Pediatric Nurse (CPN). Also, as of June 2017 I have passed my qualifying exams for the PhD program, earning a Master of Science in Nursing along the way.
UConn Year of Graduation (Undergraduate): 2014 Undergraduate Major(s): Nursing Currently Employed By: CT Children’s Medical Center, Professional Nurse III Updates: I will be attending the National Institute of Nursing Research’s (NINRs) Summer Genetics Institute (SGI) from June 1-29 on the National Institute of Health’s (NIH) main campus in Bethesda, MD. This selective program will provide a strong background in molecular and genetic research as it pertains to nursing science. This intensive month-long course equates to 8 graduate credit hours provided through FAES.
Fall 2012-Spring 2014:An Exploratory Pilot of Factors Associated with Premenstrual Syndrome in Minority Women
By Mallory Perry; Michelle Judge, PhD, RD; Deborah D. McDonald, PhD, RN
Research evidence is limited in relation to the difference between minority populations and White Americans in regards to premenstrual syndrome (PMS) symptoms. Though no research has been done directly on PMS variances, studies on amount and duration of menstrual cycles do show that there is a significant difference between ethnic groups. The aims for this research are to explore factors associated with PMS in minority women and to compare PMS symptom response of minority and nonminority women to diet supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids. Continue reading →
Mallory Perry was born and raised in Middletown, Connecticut. She graduated from Mercy High School and was their Athlete of the Year for 2010, which she earned due to her high GPA and skills in varsity volleyball, basketball, and track and field. Mallory will be a Nursing student at UConn and hopes to specialize in neonatology or emergency care. She has volunteered with the Red Cross, the Connecticut Mission of Mercy, and the A Better Choice (ABC) Women’s Center which assists women through their pregnancies and with newborn health care.