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Our Nurse Practitioners

Nancy Bettez, ACNP-BC, OCN

Nancy BettezEducation: BS in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers University; Mt. Wachusett Community College - ASN; University of Massachusetts - MSN.
Certifications: RN, OCN, ACNP-BC (Acute Care Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified)




Melissa Cullingford, AGACNP-BC, CCRN

Melissa CullingfordEducation: BS in Nursing from Northeastern University; MSN, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner - New York University.
Certifications: RN, CCRN, AGACNP-BC (Acute Care/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner - Board Certified) 



Caroline G. Dudman, MSN, FNP-C, OCN

Caroline Dudman a board-certified Nurse Practitioner credentialed by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and a member of Sigma Theta Tau National Honor Society. She received her Master’s Degree in Nursing from Regis College in Westford, MA. Her primary specialty is in Medical Oncology. Caroline believes in empowering the patient through education and giving them the proper tools to live a healthy lifestyle. She is dedicated to building an open and trusting relationship between the patient and the provider. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, especially her two children.

Jill Rainone, MSN, ACNP-BC, M.Ed

Jill Rainone graduated from Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions where she received her Master’s Degree in Nursing as well as her certification as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. Prior to pursuing her career as a Nurse Practitioner, she worked as a high school science teacher. She also has a Master’s Degree in Secondary Education from Salem State College. Jill received her undergraduate degree in Nutrition from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Jennifer Thomas, MSN, FNP-C, OCN

Jennifer Thomas is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She received her Master’s Degree in Nursing from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from UMass Amherst School of Nursing. She has worked in the nursing profession since 2006 and prior to this she received a Bachelor of Science in Social Work from Springfield College. She brings expertise to our Oncology team with certifications in Oncology Nursing and Chemotherapy Biotherapy



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