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Excellence in Nursing

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Two of our nurses were selected for the prestigious 2022 Graduate Nursing Student Academy PhD-DNP Collaboration Excellence Award for their submission: “The Magic of Collaboration and Innovation! A PhD-DNP-Led Center for Nursing Excellence and Innovation to Promote Nursing Science and Sustain Practice Changes.”

Congratulations to Julie Van Orne, EBP/QI Coordinator and a Ph.D. student at Texas Woman’s University in Houston and Kaylan Branson, Director of Nursing Quality and Magnet and a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) student at University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas.

They received the competitive award at the 2023 American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Doctoral Education Conference in Coronado, Calif. on Jan. 19, 2023.

This award is granted in recognizing excellence in collaboration among students in Ph.D. and DNP Programs.