Donna Gates, EdD, RN, associate professor
of nursing and holder of the Jane Procter Endowed Chair at the College
of Nursing, will be inducted as a fellow of the American Academy of
Nursing in November in Washington, DC. Gates has been honored for her
outstanding contributions to nursing in the area of workplace violence
and occupational health and safety.
Marilyn Sommers, PhD, RN, FAAN, associate
dean for research and professor of nursing at the College of Nursing,
has been invited to chair the steering committee of the Council for the
Advancement of Nursing Science (CANS). She will serve for two years.
Two other nationally prominent College of
Nursing faculty members have significant leadership roles in
professional organizations: Christine Savage, PhD, RN, associate
professor of nursing, is president of the International Nurses Society
on Addictions, and Elaine Miller, DNS, RN, professor of nursing, is
editor of Rehabilitation Nursing.