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Marianne Araujo, RN, PhD, FACHE, was recently appointed senior vice president, patient care services, and chief nursing officer at St. James Hospital and Health Centers, Chicago Heights, Ill.


Visiting Angels named Karon Austin, BSN, MPA, its advisory director.

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The American Organization of Nurse Executives named its 2005 board of directors:Laura Caramanica, RN, PhD, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Conn.; Pamela T. Rudisill, RN, CCRN, MSN, MEd, Lake Norman Regional Medical Center, Mooresville, N.C.; Verena Briley-Hudson, RN, CAN, MN, Chicago Regional Office of Healthcare Inspectors, Hines, Ill.; Carol Reineck, CCRN, CNAA,BC, PhD, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Tex.; and Patti Crome, RN, MN, FACMPE, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Wash.

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Lynn Lambuth will head the Sigma Theta Tau International Foundation for Nursing, a subsidiary of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International.


The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) announced its 2005 board of directors: incoming APIC President Sue Sebazco, RN, CIC, BS, Arlington Memorial Hospital, Arlington, Tex.; President-Elect Kathleen Meehan Arias, MT, CIC, MS, SM, Arias Infection Control Consulting, LLC, Crownsville, Md.; Treasurer Janet Frain, RN, CIC, CPHQ, CPHRM, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, Calif.; Director Linda "B" Burton, RN, CIC, BSN, University of Colorado Hospital, Denver, Colo.; Director Lillian Burns, CIC, MT, MPH, Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich, Conn.; Director Gayle Gilmore, RN, CIC, MA, MIS, Infection Control Education and Consultation, Duluth, Minn.; Director Christine Nutty, RN, CIC, MSN, Western Baptist Hospital, Paducah, Ky.; and Director Sandra Von Behren, RN, CIC, BSN, MS, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa.

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