“I am really excited to have the opportunity to serve higher education in Texas,” said Haley Rader DeLaGarza (pictured at left), the newly appointed student representative to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. A 2011 B.S.N. alumna, she currently is a Nurse Anesthesia doctoral student at UTHealth School of Nursing with a planned graduation date of May 2018.
UTHealth School of Nursing Professor Geri L. Wood, PhD, RN, FAAN (pictured at left) was named the graduate faculty’s recipient of the 2016 John P. McGovern Outstanding Teacher Award, while bachelor’s nursing students selected Associate Professor Kristin K. Ownby, PhD, RN, as the outstanding undergraduate teacher of the year. The popular awards, announced at today’s commencement ceremony, are made possible annually by the John P. McGovern Foundation.
UTHealth’s Dr. Mary E. Ross (pictured at left) will be recognized as one of the Top 150 Houston Nurses for 2016 at the Houston Chronicle’s May 5th “Salute to Nurses” Luncheon. At the same event, two of three scholarships of $1,000.00 each will be awarded to a pair of outstanding UTHealth School of Nursing students.
Researcher, storyteller and best-selling author Dr. Brené Brown (pictured at left) told more than 450 guests at the April 13th PARTNERS Spring Luncheon that the nursing profession is a model for what wholehearted leadership should be. The sold-out annual fundraising event also honored philanthropists Suzie and Phil Conway.
Recent Pacesetter BSN grad Shannon Frost talks about her challenging work experiences and the options for taking her nursing education to the next level to “multiply the impact that you make on patients’ lives.”