Connie Coralli, RN MN MPH

Associate Director

Clinical Skills Program

Biography

Connie H. Coralli is the Associate Director of the Clinical Skills Center.  She received her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, a certificate as an Adult Health Nurse Practitioner from Hartford Hospital in Hartford CT, and her masters of Nursing and Public Health at Emory University Schools of Nursing and Public Health respectively. 

Her clinical love is emergency room nursing and she has worked at various emergency rooms including those at Iredell Memorial Hospital in Statesville NC, Charlotte Memorial Hospital in Charlotte NC (now Carolina Medical Center), Grady Hospital in Atlanta GA and Charlotte Hungerford Hospital in Torrington CT.  Her administrative nursing experiences include that of Assistant Director of the Diabetic Clinic at Grady Hospital and that of Nursing Supervisor for the Medical Clinics at the University of Connecticut Medical Center.  She was an Assistant Professor of Nursing in the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University where she taught in the Nurse Practitioner Program.

Her first exposure to standardized patients was in the early 80’s at the University of Connecticut.  In 2007 she was hired by the Medical School to develop a standardized patient program for the School as they moved into a new medical school building with a 16 room clinical skills center and began a new curriculum.  She has grown the program in five years from four users to over 100 unique in 2011-12.

Her free time is spent white water rafting, bird watching, making quilts, reading and enjoying the company of her three wonderful, young adult children.