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Tina Griffin, DNP, FNP-C, Earns Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree

January 16, 2012

Congratulattions to Tina Griffin for her outstanding educational achievement.
Pictured with Tina (center) are Heywood President & CEO Win Brown (left) and VP Patient Care Services/CNO Tina Santos (right).


Gardner, MA – Heywood Hospital’s Tina Griffin, DNP, FNP-C, recently earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree from University of Miami at Coral Gables, achieving the highest educational level bestowed in the nursing profession. A resident of Gardner, Griffin first earned her associates degree in nursing at Mount Wachusett Community College, then went on to complete both her B.S. and M.S. degrees in nursing from University of Massachusetts at Amherst.


“I am proud of the strength and determination shown by Tina Griffin,” said Heywood Hospital’s Vice President of Patient Care and Chief Nursing Officer Tina Santos, MBA, MSN, RN. “She is an inspiration to me, as well as all nurses. Despite her busy life and career, she achieved the highest degree in nursing and is a shining example of the growth, opportunity and rewards that can be achieved in the nursing profession.”


As Director of Oncology/Ambulatory Clinics at Heywood Hospital for the past 14 years, Griffin leads the oncology service line growth and operations, collaborates with physicians on treatment planning and implementation for oncology patients, is a direct care provider and manages the specialty clinics.

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