Celebrating the 2021 Alumni Award Recipients

The University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing is pleased to announce our 2021 Alumni Award Honorees. These individuals were selected based on their achievements and their contributions to the nursing profession.

Distinguished Alumni Award Honorees

  • Kristen Brown (BSN ’01): Teaching Excellence
  • Joanne Boyd (BSN ’81): Service
  • Marci Nilsen (BSN ’05, MSN ’08, PhD ’13): Practice
  • Jennifer Lingler (MSN ’98, PhD ’04): Research
  • Kelley Baumgartel (PhD ’15): Outstanding Young Alumni

Honorary Alumni Award Honoree

  • Antoinette Orsino

We look forward to celebrating the honorees' incredible careers and contributions throughout this year, and in a special virtual ceremony during National Nurses' Week in May.