Malinda Scannell graduated from Boston College School of Nursing with a Master’s of Science degree and obtained her Adult Nurse Practitioner certification in 1987. Prior to that, in 1980 she received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from her home state University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
She worked as an RN in Boston for over 5 years in the areas of medical-surgical and intensive care nursing. She ventured into community health while attending graduate school. Since receiving her master’s degree, she has practiced as an adult nurse practitioner in adult medicine, women’s health, geriatrics, and college health. She has also taught nursing students in both academic and clinical settings.
Malinda loves working within the college setting. As a mother of two post college students she is very aware of the multiple challenges and needs faced by today’s college student.
Malinda lives with her husband in coastal Maine. To relax, she loves walks on the beach, traveling, XC skiing, hiking and gourmet cooking.