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The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, has announced the honorees of the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame. UBC School of Nursing professor Dr. Sally Thorne has been named to the Hall of Fame. We couldn't be prouder of our esteemed colleague.
The end of term for Dr Suzanne Campbell approaches all too soon, but after a brief and fruitful search, the advisory committee has unanimously supported, and the Provost has approved, the appointment of Dr Elizabeth Saewyc as the incoming Director of the School of Nursing.
Elaine Carty, Professer Emerita, has been named a Member of the Order of Canada "For her contributions to advancing women’s health care options, particularly for her instrumental role in establishing professional midwifery care in British Columbia." She will attend a ceremony at Rideau Hall at a later date to accept her insignia. We congratula
UBC Senior Lecturer, Cathryn Jackson, is the 2017-18 recipient of the Elizabeth Kenny McCann Scholar Award. The two-year award of $30,000 allows the holder to support and enhance teaching/learning pedagogy and scholarship in the UBC School of Nursing.
Jennifer Baumbusch and Richard Sawatsky have been named winners of the ARNBC award for Excellence in Advancing Nursing Knowledge & Research, while Agnes Black is the recipient of the Innovation in Nursing award. Congratulations to our worthy colleagues for their great achievements!