DNP, GNP-BC, AGPCNP-BC, APRN, FAANP
Associate Clinical Professor
Dr. Millicent Malcolm has been working with older adults as an registered nurse for 35 years. For the last 21 years, Malcolm has provided advanced practice nursing care for frail older adults in their homes, assisted living facilities, and skilled nursing facilities as a Gerontological Nurse Practitioner within a primary care practice. Her clinical practice focuses on risk reduction, reducing hospitalizations, and promotion of quality of life for older adults. For several years, Malcolm maintained a private practice, caring for older adults within long-term care facilities. For the last decade, Malcolm has served as the gerontological nursing expert faculty member at the UConn School of Nursing, teaching undergraduate and graduate students in both the didactic and clinical settings. Malcolm has extensive experience in interprofessional collaborative education and practice, including serving as primary investigator and director for a $1.4 million HRSA-funded interprofessional education and practice project to reduce risks for older adults with multiple chronic conditions and high emergency department use. Most recently, Malcolm has been teaching evidence-based practice, quality and system improvement, as well as leadership and business for the scholarship of application within the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at UConn. She is an NHCGNE Distinguished Educator in Gerontological Nursing and an Evergreen Certified Dementia Care Specialist.
- Interprofessional Geriatric Education and Practice
- Risk reduction for older adults with multiple chronic conditions
- Post Masters’ Certificate, AGNP-PC, University of Connecticut School of Nursing, May 2015
- DNP, University of Connecticut School of Nursing, May 2010
- MS, University of Connecticut School of Nursing, Dec. 1999
- BSN, Western Connecticut State University, May 1986
Honors & Awards
- 2019: National Hartford Center for Gerontological Nursing Excellence Innovation Award for GOT Care! Project
- 2019: National Hartford Center for Gerontological Nursing Excellence: Distinguished Educator in Gerontological Nursing
- 2019: Primary Care Leadership Award from Connecticut Center for Primary Care
- 2017: Awarded “Innovations in Advanced Practice” Nursing Award at Nursing Meeting, Middlesex Hospital, Middletown, CT.
- 2016: Inducted as Fellow in the American Association of Nurse Practitioners
- 2016: Award for First Place in the Care Across the Continuum poster competition at the 2016 national conference for Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders (NICHE) in Chicago, IL.
- 2015: American Association of Nurse Practitioners State Award for Excellence
- 2015: Nightingale Award for Excellence in Nursing Visiting Nursing Association of Southeastern Connecticut
- 2014: Heart of Hospice Award from Middlesex Hospital Hospice
- 2013-Present: Joint Appointment to University of Connecticut School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry
- 2009: Connolly Scholarship University of CT School of Nursing
- 1985-Present: Sigma Theta Tau Charter Member Kappa Alpha Chapter (WCSU)
Montano, A., Shellman, J., Malcolm, M., McDonald, D., Rees, C., Fortinsky, R., Reagan, L. (December 2020). A Mixed Methods Evaluation of Got Care! Geriatric Nursing, 41(6), pp, 822-831.
Schain, A., Rees, C, Medina, C., Eyler, R., Glenney, S., Rodko, E., Cassese, J., Shellman, J., Malcolm, M. (Nov/Dec 2018). Reducing Risks for Older Adults with an Interprofessional Community-Academic Partnership: A Case Study Exemplar. Home Health Care Now. 36(6), pp. 362-368.
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