Nina Adams ‘77

90 Outstanding Yale Nurses Recipient

Class of 1977

Nina Adams, MSN, is a certified adult nurse practitioner with 20 years of clinical experience in internal medicine at Yale University Health Services (YUHS). In her time at YUHS, she was a clinical preceptor to dozens of master’s students and has presented classroom lectures, especially in endocrinology and dermatology. 

After her retirement, Nina has maintained close ties with Yale School of Nursing as co-chair of Class Agents since 1997, as a reader and planner for the YSN Creative Writing Awards, and serving on the board of the Yale Alumni Fund where she also served on the executive committee from 2008 to 2011. 

Nina is now in her second career, this time in the arts. In 1998, she retired from her healthcare career to become the director of an international, independent film festival (Film Fest New Haven) from 1998-2005. She is now a programmer, screener, and juror for many film festivals and is a board member of the Yale School of Drama’s Yale Summer Cabaret.

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