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Celebrating the Newest Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing

Numerous faculty and alumni will be inducted as fellows to the American Academy of Nursing this fall. Congratulations!

  • Betty J. Braxter (PhD ’03), associate professor and associate dean, Undergraduate Education, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing
  • Cynthia Danford, assistant professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing
  • Heeyoung Lee, associate professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing
  • Tami Minnier (MSN ’85), chief quality officer and executive director of the Beckwith Institute, UPMC
  • Susan Watters Wesmiller (BSN ’77, MSN ’83, PhD ’10), associate professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing

Induction into the academy is a selective and prestigious honor for nurses, one of the highest accolades in the nursing practice. The newest fellows represent 38 states, the District of Columbia, and 17 countries