Institute of Medicine Includes Three Nurse Leaders in 2012 Membership Election
Election to the IOM is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.
- Jack Needleman, PhD, FAAN, professor, department of health policy and management, Fielding School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles;
- Marilyn J. Rantz, PhD, RN, FAAN, Curators' Professor, University Hospitals and Clinics Professor of Nursing, and Helen E. Nahm Chair, Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia;
- and Diana J. Wilkie, RN, PhD, FAAN, professor and Harriet H. Werley Endowed Chair for Nursing Research, and director, Center for Excellence for End-of-Life Transition Research, department of biobehavioral health science, College of Nursing, University of Illinois, Chicago.
Each accepted the invitation to join a prestigious group that recognizes individuals who have made major contributions to the advancement of the medical sciences, health care, and public health.
In keeping with its tradition of promoting excellence in health care, the IOM released the Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health report in October 2010 that became one of its most widely read publications, offering recommendations that would provide a strong foundation for leading the reform in the provision of health care through nursing.
|by Barbara Akinwole | October 30, 2012|