2020-2021 Nurse Practitioner Interns

intern Chloe Wagen

Chloe Wagen, BA, RN

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Chloe is a registered nurse (RN) and current candidate for a Master’s of Science in Nursing with a specialty is Psychiatric-Mental Health at Boston College. Chloe attended Wellesley College for her undergraduate education and graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. While at Wellesley, Chloe worked as an intern at the Walker School, a residential-education program for children with severe behavioral and emotional difficulties.

Her current interests include Addiction treatment, Post-traumatic stress disorder, Depression, Anxiety, as well as end of life care. In the future, Chloe hopes to work with underserved populations in health professional shortage areas.

Bernard Waigi, MPH, BSN, RN

After 16 years of nursing, Bernard will embark on his journey to becoming a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP). He is scheduled to graduate in December 2020 with a Masters degree from Regis College. Bernard holds a Master’s in Public Health (MPH) from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He also holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Framingham State University.

With 16 years of nursing experience, Bernard has worked in acute hospital settings including medical-surgical, trauma and psychiatry. He also has experience with home-based psychiatric nursing. Bernard’s experiences as a bedside nurse and home care has shaped his practice to work with individuals and families, as well as educate patients about ways to maximize their health. He has a passion for mental health and is looking forward to his new role as an intern. He is interested in working with individuals, groups and folks with various mental health issues get on their recovery Journey. He has a particular interest in utilizing family-centered approaches to care. When not in school or working, Bernard enjoys spending time with his family and running. He is an avid Marathoner.

2019-2020 Nurse Practitioner Intern

Aissatou Diallo

Aissatou is a registered nurse (RN) and a current candidate for Nurse Practitioner in Psychiatric-Mental Health (PMHNP-BC) at Boston College. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Salem State University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. After graduation, Aissatou worked as an RN in both long term care setting and an acute care hospital. Currently, she works as per diem at Mclean Hospital, where she works with patients diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia Disorder, and other mental health disorders.

Her current interests include Schizophrenia Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Addiction treatment, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and Anxiety.


2018 – 2019 Nurse Practitioner Interns

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Carley Lemay

Carley Lemay is a registered nurse (RN) and a current candidate for Nurse Practitioner in Psychiatric-Mental Health (PMHNP-BC) at Boston College. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Boston University in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. While at Boston University, she worked with rodents to study ADHD and cocaine abuse.

In 2016, Carley was listed as a first co-author for her research in an article published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology.

After graduation, Carley worked as a research coordinator at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, where she worked with pediatric oncology patients to study the psychosocial impacts of malignancy in children and adolescents.

Her current interests include Addiction treatment, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and Anxiety.


Administrative Intern

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Aigul Khairulla

Aigul Khairulla is a current candidate for Master’s Degree in Leadership at Northeastern University in Boston. She graduated from Kimep University in May 2017 with a Bachelor of Financial Management in the College of Social Sciences.

Upon obtaining her bachelor’s degree in Kazakhstan, Aigul managed to successfully complete her internship in the governmental institution, along with her full-time employment as a Senior Human Resources Manager in Tony Moly company.

Currently, she is a volunteer in the You Care We Care Community Programs, Inc. leading a group of four interns working in the fields of Marketing, Fundraising, and Development. As being an Office Manager Intern in Ally integrated healthcare, Aigul specializes in planning and development of all the internal work related with office management, schedule planning, marketing and human resources management.


Community Engagement

Susan and her family volunteer at the Montachusett Interfaith Hospitality Network providing assistance to homeless families.

Susan is a Clinical Preceptor at Boston College and Regis College.

Call 617-600-4249

Jennifer Cohen
Intake Coordinator and Administration