Class Notes 1970s

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.