NECC Nursing Program 50th Anniversary: Q&A with Adam Masse ’09
This year marks 50 years since the NECC nursing program graduated its first class. To celebrate, we are sharing the diverse success stories of nursing alumni through the decades whose contributions have positively impacted the community. Enjoy!
Adam Masse ’09, RN
Current Job Title: TriClip Tricuspid Valve Repair System National Trainer, Abbott Laboratories
What led you to your current career? Who or what inspired you? “I wanted a career that was both meaningful and interesting. A career in medicine checked both of those boxes for me. Nursing opened my eyes to a fascinating world and allowed me to humbly serve my fellow man, while ultimately the medical device industry offered me a place to enjoy my twofold love for medicine and technology.”
What is the most rewarding part of your career? “To be a part of cutting-edge medical technologies that are redefining the standard of care for patients with heart failure. The minimally invasive technologies are allowing patients to live longer while having a better quality of life.”
How did NECC prepare you for your current role? “The NECC Nursing Program gave me a strong clinical foundation and defined and developed my critical thinking skills. These skill sets are highly valuable and sought after in today’s marketplace.”
Do you have a favorite memory of NECC that you’d like to share? “The Anatomy and Physiology I course I took with Professor Tom White. His enthusiasm and brilliance was contagious and made the course fun and engaging. He inspired and supported me to pursue a degree in nursing. For that I am forever grateful to him.”
Please see the Student & Alumni section of the Newsroom for more interviews with NECC nursing program graduates.