The UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics Alumni Association awarded Cizik School of Nursing Associate Dean for Research Dr. Constance Johnson (pictured) their 2018 Distinguished Alum Award at Commencement. She also holds a joint faculty appointment at SBMI.
The Good Samaritan Foundation will honor three Cizik School of Nursing faculty members among the 2018 Excellence in Nursing Award winners during an upcoming Sept. 5th luncheon at the Royal Sonesta Hotel. Drs. Mary Ellen Ross, Nitha Mathew Joseph and Carole L. Mackavey are award medalists in the “Nursing Education: Faculty” category.
Dr. Peter Slivinski (pictured), a Nurse Anesthesia teaching associate, is the 2018 honoree from the graduate faculty selected for the John P. McGovern Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award. Third-time recipient Dr. Kristin Ownby, who first won the popular honor in 2003, is the undergraduate teacher of the year. Both educators were nominated and elected by graduating students of Cizik School of Nursing.
Dr. Beth Ulrich (pictured) is assigning to Cizik School of Nursing a $1,000 gift to be made to the charity of the honoree’s choice as part of her 2018 Marguerite Rodgers Kinney Award for a Distinguished Career from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN). She will receive the notable professional award during the National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition in Boston, May 21-24.