Molly Rivest, DNP, FNP, has joined Barrington OB-GYN as nurse practitioner specializing in obstetrics and gynecology care.
Rivest most recently worked as a primary care provider at UMass Memorial-Hahnemann Family Health Center, specializing in women’s and adolescent health; she has also been a primary care provider in a Worcester family health center and worked as a hospital emergency room nurse.
Rivest is an associate professor at the UMass Graduate School of Nursing and previously served as a research coordinator at UMass Medical School. As a captain in the U.S. Air Force she was a research physicist, for which she received several awards including a National Defense Service Medial and Global War on Terrorism Services Medal, and she has extensive experiences as a military sexual trauma educator.
She earned her M.S. in nursing at UMass Graduate School of Nursing; her undergraduate degree in physic and engineering was earned at Smith College.
In addition to military commendations, Rivest received the Chancellor’s Award for her UMass academics and community work, along with other scholarship awards. She is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society for Nursing. She received several scholarship awards while at UMass. She is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the Massachusetts Coalition of Nurse Practitioners.