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Research Associate
Nursing and Health Sciences
Public Relations:Jennifer Nachur
Specialty:Nursing and healthcare workforce shortage; gerontological nursing
Biography:As the Director of the Office of Nursing Workforce Research, Development and Planning, Palumbo has been responsible for collecting, analyzing, and disseminating data on the Vermont nursing workforce since December 2001. Her work also includes planning for future needs related to Vermont's nurses. Dr. Palumbo is also a Gerontological Nurse Practitioner and works with patients and their families at Fletcher Allen Health Care's Memory Center.