Mary Lou Bond (MN ’73) has been honored with a 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award for Excellence in Nursing by the University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing and was named a 2013 honorary alumnus by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Nursing. She is an adjunct professor of nursing at the University of Texas at Arlington.
Mary Ann Newell Gapinski (BSN ’76) was recently appointed to the position of director of school health ser - vices for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.
Cydney Afriat Menihan (BSN ’73) published Point-of-Care Assessment in Pregnancy and Women’s Health: Electronic Fetal Monitoring and Sono - graphy. This is a new book in a series, published in place of a third edition of Electronic Fetal Monitoring: Concepts and Applications. Menihan added a special acknowledgment on the dedication page: “To the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing (1969–73) for getting me off on the right foot.”
Based on three years of research, Paulette Belle Snoby (BSN ’75) published her first book, the nonfiction April’s Revolution: A Modern Perspective of American Medical Care of Civil War Soldiers and African Slaves , in March 2014.