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Susan B. Dickey, RN, PhD, associate professor of nursing in the College of Health Professions, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pa., is the new chairperson of the American Nurses Association Advisory Committee for Ethics and Human Rights.


Marcia R. Faller, RN, assumed the title of chief nursing officer, AMN Healthcare Services, Inc., San Diego, Calif.


Donna Herrin, RN, CHE, CNAA, MS, Methodist Healthcare senior vice president and chief nurse executive, received the Executive Nurse of Distinction Award from the Tennessee Hospital Association.

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The Association of Nurses in AIDS Care named FIU School of Nursing Assistant Professor

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Sandra Gracia-Jones, RN,BC, ACRN, ARNP, PhD, FAAN, the recipient of the 2004 ANAC Public Service Award.


Kathy Rapala, RN, JD, director of risk management and patient safety at Clarian Health Partners, Indianapolis, Ind., received the first Todd Pickett National Patient Safety Award.


Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, Tex., recognized Linda Leonard Sims, RN, as a top nominee for the 2003 Five Star Spirit Award.


The National Council of State Boards of Nursing recently recognized the efforts of its members. Joey Ridenour, RN, MN, executive director of the Arizona Board of Nursing, received the R. Louise McManus Award. Ruth Ann Terry, RN, MPH, executive director of the California Board of Registered Nurses, received the Meritorious Achievement Award.


Christine Alichnie, RN, PhD, received the Exceptional Leadership Award. Janette Pucci, RN, MSN, board staff, Kansas State Board of Nursing, received the Exceptional Contribution Award.


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