Jillian graduated from UMass Amherst with a major in kinesiology and minor in psychology. After graduating, she attended UMass Medical School, Graduate School of Nursing in their Graduate Entry Pathway Program for her master’s degree in Nursing. While completing the master’s program, Jillian worked on a medical-surgical floor at UMass Memorial Medical Center, University Campus as a nurse. Her job responsibilities at WPI including clinical work with students regarding acute illness management and overall health promotion, as well as many campus outreach programs. She loves to educate our students about healthy lifestyle choices, while they complete their coursework at WPI. Life outside of work consists of spending time with her dogs, Nora and Ollie.