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BSN 1970 - Distinguished Alumna and Faculty
Recognized for her scholarship in advanced practice nursing and ethics. She has been senior editor of six books, two on the clinical nurse specialist role and four on advanced practice nursing. She is considered a national and international expert in defining and promoting advanced practice nursing. In the area of ethics, she does interdisciplinary teaching and research with colleagues at University of Virginia; areas of research focus include ethical issues in research and the phenomenon of moral distress. She was recognized for substantive contributions in Nursing Ethics by the American Society of Bioethics and Humanities’ Affinity Group for Nursing.