Laurette E. Mangan, F.N.P.
Family Nurse Practitioner
Laurette Mangan was born and raised in Massachusetts. She attended Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island where she pursued her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and was part of the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC).
Upon graduation, she became a Registered Nurse and a Commissioned Officer in the Army Nurse Corps. She went Active Duty and her first assignment was at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center located in Washington D.C. She was a staff nurse on a busy 24 bed acute and post-operative inpatient orthopedic, rehabilitation and amputee care ward. Her patient population consisted of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom US Wounded Soldiers.
Laurette was then reassigned to the Brian Allgood Army Community Hospital located in Seoul, South Korea serving as a L&D Nurse caring for US Soldiers and their dependents. She then did a second overseas tour and was assigned to the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center located in Landstuhl, Germany. She served as a Charge on a NATO Medical-Surgical Ward caring for Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn wounded Soldiers who were air-evaced from downrange 48-72hrs from time of injury.
Laurette then left active duty and attended Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts in their Family Nurse Practitioner Program. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. In addition, she is still serving as an Army Nurse Corps Reservist at the 399th Combat Support Hospital located in Taunton, Massachusetts.