At the 2015 Nightingale Awards Ceremony held on October 23, several Pitt Nurses were honored:
Lora Burke, Professor,was the recipient of the 2015 Nightingale Award for Nursing Research
Kathy Magdic, Assistant Professor, was selected to receive the 2015 Nightingale Award for Nursing Education- Academia.
In addition, there were several finalists with Pitt Nursing connections: Susan Wesmiller, Assistant Professor, was a finalist for the Nightingale Award for Nursing Education – Academia. Catherine Grant, Assistant Professor, was a finalist in the Advanced Practice RN category and alumna Pamela Power was a finalist in the Nursing Administration – Leader/Manager category.
The Nightingale Awards are a state-wide program designed to recognize excellence in nursing. Since 1990, there have been more than 100 nursing professionals celebrated at the awards ceremony, nurses who best exemplify compassionate care, clinical expertise, education, and leadership. The program recognizes outstanding nurses and provides scholarships to advance nursing education.
Congratulations to all of our faculty and alumni who were part of the Nightingale festivities! You are truly outstanding representatives of the School of Nursing at Pitt!