Our Faculty

Winifred Connerton

Associate Professor

College of Health Professions

Graduate Nursing

  • @New York City


Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Center for Health Outcomes and Policy research and the Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing, 2012
Research: Nursing History

PhD, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, 2010
Research: Nursing History

Certificate of Midwifery, University of California, San Diego, San Francisco, CA, 1998

MSN, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 1998

BSN, Columbia University, New York, New York, 1994

BA, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, 1992
Women's Studies

Awards and Honors

University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, 2010 - Marion R. Gregory Award
2010 - Teresa E. Christy Award Awarded by the American Association of the History of Nursing for excellence of historical research and writing done while the researcher was a doctoral student


  • American College of Nurse Midwives Certificate
  • New York CNM
  • New York RN


Nursing and the 'New Style of Life': Trained Nursing in the Spanish Speaking Caribbean 1898-1961
Connerton, W. C. (2001). Vol 26 , pages 111-115.


Connerton, W. C. (2017, May 1). Morristown Hospital Nurses' Week Celebration. 125 Years of Nursing History: Lessons from the Past Informing Our Future. Morristown Hospital, Morristown, NJ.

Connerton, W. C. (2017, April 8). Latino Nurses' Symposium. Imperial Roots of professional nursing in Puerto Rico. Latino Nurses' Network, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Connerton, W. C. (2017, March 30). Lunch and Learn Seminar. Nursing and the 'new style of life' – Trained Nursing in the Spanish-Speaking Caribbean. Lillian Carter Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility, Emory University, Atlanta, GA.

Grants, Sponsored Research and Contracts

How American nurses' work in the U.S. occupied territories supported and advanced American imperial efforts from 1898-1917
Connerton, W. C. Mount Holyoke College Alumni Association Mary Woolley Fellowship$7,500.00.Funded.


American Association of the History of Medicine

American Association of the History of Nursing

American College of Nurse Midwives

American Nurses Association

Eastern Nursing Research Society

Association of Caribbean Historians

Sigma Theta Tau International, Xi Chapter

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