Dr. Christine Kovner elected to a two-year term as Treasurer on the Board of Trustees at CGFNS International


CGFNS, International, the world’s largest credentials evaluation organization for nursing and the healthcare community, announced updates to its Board of Trustees effective Jan. 1, 2017.  Dr. Christine Kovner, PhD, RN, FAAN, Mathy Mezey Professor of Geriatric Nursing at the New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing, was elected to a two-year term as Treasurer of the CGFNS Board of Trustees.  Dr. Kovner has been on the board since January 1, 2016.

“We are delighted to have new trustees join the Board,” said Board Chair Michael Bleich, PhD, RN, FNAP, FAAN. “They bring a wide range of knowledge and experience that will help set the course for CGFNS’s continuing success.”

“CGFNS provides vital services to the global healthcare community, said Dr. Kovner.  “I am delighted to be part of that process.”  

CGFNS International, Inc.

Founded in 1977 to provide credential assessment for nurses seeking migration, CGFNS International, Inc., based in Philadelphia, PA, is an immigration-neutral, non-profit organization with NGO consultative status to the United Nations. It has continued to expand its expertise and its spheres of influence to serve the global health community through its programs and services that verify and promote knowledge-based practice competencies. It is the only organization named in the US federal statute to administer visa screening of foreign-educated nurses and other professionals in seven health care fields. For more information, go to www.cgfns.org.

About the NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing

NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing is a global leader in nursing education, research, and practice. It offers a Bachelor of Science with a 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 nursing research and theory development.

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