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Members of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) announced its election results for its new Board of Directors and Nominating Committee, and Dean Thompson was elected to a two-year term on AACN's Nominating Committee.
It is an honor to be a part of AACN, at the forefront of nursing education and patient care. Thompson will be an incredible addition to AACN's strong leadership and collaborative approach to improving health care.
Daniel and Janet Mordecai Endowed Chair in Rural Health Nursing Associate,
Dean for Clinical and Community Affairs
Loretta C. Ford Endowed
Endowed Chair in Jean Watson Caring Science
Endowed Chair in Psychiatric Mental Health
Endowed Professorship in Psychiatric Mental Health
American Academy of Nursing:
President’s Award for Teaching Excellence:
Chancellor’s Teaching Recognition Award:
Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching:
Graduate School Mentoring Award
The College of Nursing is proud to have some of our incredible former faculty announced as Living Legends by the American Academy of Nursing.
After spending nearly a half century elevating the concept of caring into the realm of hard science, former University of Colorado College of Nursing Dean Jean Watson was selected as a Living Legend of the American Academy of Nursing for extraordinary contributions to her profession. Read More.
Loretta Ford, 1999
Loretta Ford, former College of Nursing educator, was honored as an American Academy of Nursing Living Legend in 1999 after co-founding the Nurse Practitioner program. She has since written close to 100 nursing publications on the program's history, giving nurses and nurse educators today insight into the process.
This year, Ford is being recognized for her contributions to the field of nursing with the 50th Anniversary of the Nurse Practitioner program.