College of Health Professions
- @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
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
LICENSURES & CERTIFICATES
- American College of Nurse Midwives Certificate
- New York CNM
- New York RN
Connerton, W. C. (2018). Nursing and the 'New Style of Life': Trained Nursing in the Spanish Speaking Caribbean 1898-1961. Vol 26 , pages 111-115.
Connerton, W. C. (2016). Active Bodies; A History of Women's Physical Education in Twentieth-Century America, bu Martha H. Verbrugge. Vol 24 , pages 155-157.
Connerton, W. C. (2016). Nursing Civil Rights: Gender and Race in the Army Nurse Corps by Charissa Threat. Vol 90 (Issue 2) , pages 347-348.
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
Connerton, W. C. (2016, September). American Association for the History of Nursing Annual Meeting. Finding the Philippine Hospital Ship – A long trek through the archives. American Association for the History of Nursing , Chicago, IL
Connerton, W. C. (2015, September). American Association for the History of Nursing Annual Meeting. “Negotiating for nursing independence; The stories of two nurses navigating the power dynamics of colonial health care”. American Association for the History of Nursing , Dublin, Ireland
Connerton, W. C. (2015, May). American Association for the History of Medicine Annual Meeting. “Nationalist messages in government and missionary nursing education – Puerto Rico, 1900-1917” part of Panel Presentation “Conflict and Control: U.S. Trained Nursing in the Caribbean 1898-1960”. American Association for the History of Medicine , New Haven, CT
Grants, Sponsored Research and Contracts
Connerton, W. C.
How American nurses' work in the U.S. occupied territories supported and advanced American imperial efforts from 1898-1917.
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