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Iowa City IA 52242
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Release: May 14, 1999
UI nursing facu lty win recognition, grants,
CITY, Iowa -- Several University of Iowa College of Nursing faculty have received
recognition, grants and promotions recently for their professional and scholarly
Mary Aquilino, Ph.D., assistant professor, received an
Old Gold Summer Fellowship from the UI. The fellowship supports non-tenured
faculty who are building programs of research. Aquilino teaches in the college's
organizations, systems and community nursing area of study.
Howard Butcher, Ph.D., assistant professor, received an
Old Gold Summer Fellowship from the UI. Butcher teaches in the college's biobehavioral
nursing area of study.
Patricia Clinton, Ph.D., clinical assistant professor,
was named Nurse Practitioner of the Year by the Iowa Association of Nurse
Practitioners at its spring conference in April. Clinton is certified as an
advanced registered nurse practitioner and as a pediatric nurse practitioner.
The award recognizes her contributions to the field at the state and national
Rose Marie Friedrich, associate professor, received a
Nellie Ball Trust Research Grant of $20,000 for her project, "A Psychoeducation
Intervention for Families of Persons With Schizophrenia." She has also been
named to the peer review committee of the National Institute of Mental Health
and attended a reviewer orientation meeting in Rockville, Md., in April. Friedrich
is one of 16 members of the public chosen to participate in the review process
alongside expert peer reviewers.
Marion Johnson, Ph.D., has been promoted to the rank of
full professor. Johnson is director of graduate programs at the College of
Ann Marie McCarthy, Ph.D., has been promoted to the rank
of associate professor with tenure. She teaches in the college's parent, child
and family nursing area of study.
Sue Moorhead, Ph.D., has been promoted to the rank of
associate professor with tenure. She teaches in the college's organizations,
systems and community nursing area of study.