Nancy Langman of Vineyard Haven, program director at Martha’s Vineyard Community Services Island Counseling Center, received her doctorate in nursing practice in public health leadership from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst on May 11.

The degree carries a specialty focus on Alzheimer’s disease and caregivers.

Her prior degrees include a bachelor’s from Wagner College, a master’s in psychiatric nursing from Boston University and a master’s in public health from Tulane University.