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Grady Accepted for Fellowship in Academy of Nursing Education

Grady Accepted for Fellowship in Academy of Nursing Education

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     Dr. Janet L. Grady, associate professor and director of the nursing program at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, has been accepted for fellowship in the Academy of Nursing Education. 

     Pitt-Johnstown President Jem Spectar offered, “It is most fitting that Dr. Grady is being recognized in such a prestigious manner for her leadership and commitment to the field of Nursing.  We are very proud of her deep commitment to academic quality and professional service, and are extremely fortunate for her leadership in Pitt-Johnstown’s Nursing department.”

     Dr. Grady will be inducted into the Academy at the National League for Nursing (NLN)’s Education Summit in San Antonio, where she also will deliver a keynote presentation on September 19.

     Applicants to the Academy, which is sponsored by the NLN, must evidence enduring and substantial contributions to nursing education, as well as visionary leadership in the profession.

     Dr. Grady began her career at Pitt-Johnstown in 2007 as director of the Nursing program.  She taught at Pitt-Johnstown from 1993-2000.  She is a National League for Nursing Research Grant Reviewer; peer reviewer for American Telemedicine Association 13th Annual International Meeting and Trade Show; appointed external advisory board member of the federally-funded Health Information Technology Scholars Program, and also has been appointed to the National League for Nursing Task Group on Curricular Innovation.  Dr. Grady was also recognized by the YWCA at this year’s annual Tribute to Women Awards.

     She has presented extensively on innovation in nursing education.

     Founded in 1927, Pitt-Johnstown is the first and largest regional campus of the University of Pittsburgh.  A vital knowledge center and a foremost contributor to the area’s educational, social, cultural, and economic environment, Pitt-Johnstown offers a high quality educational experience that is purposefully designed to prepare students for the real world of the 21st century.

Posted by Knipple, Robert on 8/12/2008 9:10:00 AM