The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) honors nurses and health care professionals for their contributions to professional excellence with the 2015 International Awards for Nursing Excellence.

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The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) honors nurses and health care professionals for their contributions to professional excellence with the 2015 International Awards for Nursing Excellence.

 

Two of New York University College of Nursing’s faculty are honored in 2015:  Judith E. Haber, PhD, APRN, BC, FAAN, the Ursula Springer Leadership Professor in Nursing, has been selected as the recipient of the Marie Hippensteel Lingeman Award for Excellence in Nursing Practice; and Rona F. Levin, PhD, RN, a clinical professor and the director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program, has been selected as the recipient of the Evidence-Based Practice Award.

“We are thrilled to celebrate two of our faculty being recognized with top international awards:  Dr. Judith Haber for excellence in nursing practice, and Dr. Rona Levin for excellence in evidence based care,” said Eileen M. Sullivan-Marx, PhD, RN, FAAN, Dean & Erline Perkins McGriff Professor, NYU College of Nursing.  “Our nursing students benefit greatly from faculty who are recognized as amongst the best nurses in the world.”

 

These awards—recognizing achievements in the fields of technology, media, chapter excellence, research, education, practice, and leadership—were presented during the 43rd Biennial Convention, 7-11 November 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

“These International Award winners have been given the highest compliment: being nominated by their nursing and health care professional peers and colleagues to recognize their professional excellence and personal commitment to the profession,” said STTI President Hester C. Klopper, PhD, MBA, RN, RM, FANSA. “The 2015 International Awards honorees exemplify the STTI qualities of leadership, scholarship, and service, and I congratulate each of them on their achievements.”

 

Additional honors went to NYUCN’s Larry Z. Slater, PhD, RN-BC, CCRN, clinical assistant professor, who was elected to the Governance Committee to serve a 4-year term.  In addition, he was asked by the incoming President, Dr. Cathy Catrambone, to serve as the Chair for the upcoming biennium.  Finally, Gloria Chan, an NYUCN alum and immediate past president of Upsilon Chapter at NYU, was elected as the Region 14 Coordinator.

 

For more than 90 years, STTI has honored the best and brightest women and men in nursing. STTI provides its members with exclusive programs, resources, and opportunities, including recognition opportunities such as these international awards. For information on the Sigma Theta Tau 43rd Biennial Convention, including registration information, visit http://convention.nursingsociety.org

 

 

 

About New York University College of Nursing

NYU College of Nursing is a global leader in nursing education, research, and practice. It offers a Bachelor of Science with major in Nursing, a Master of Science and Post-Master’s Certificate Programs, a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree and a Doctor of Philosophy in Research Theory and Development. For more information, visit https://nursing.nyu.edu/

About STTI

The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is advancing world health and celebrating nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service. Founded in 1922, STTI has more than 135,000 active members in more than 85 countries. Members include practicing nurses, instructors, researchers, policymakers, entrepreneurs and others. STTI’s roughly 500 chapters are located at approximately 695 institutions of higher education throughout Armenia, Australia, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, England, Ghana, Hong Kong, Japan, Kenya, Lebanon, Malawi, Mexico, the Netherlands, Pakistan, Portugal, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Swaziland, Sweden, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, the United States, and Wales. More information about STTI can be found online at www.nursingsociety.org