Sigma Theta Tau

U.S. Dermatology Partners is pleased to welcome Dermatology Nurse Practitioner, Kelsey Mason, to their Lees Summit location

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 8:00am

LEES SUMMIT, Mo., Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- U.S. Dermatology Partners is pleased to welcome Dermatology Nurse Practitioner Kelsen Mason to its Lees Summit, Missouri office .

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  • LEES SUMMIT, Mo., Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- U.S. Dermatology Partners is pleased to welcome Dermatology Nurse Practitioner Kelsen Mason to its Lees Summit, Missouri office .
  • After graduating, she practiced internal medicine/pediatrics as a foundation to her eventual goal of exclusively practicing dermatology.
  • She has always had an interest in dermatology and treated a wide variety of skin conditions within the scope of her internal medicine/pediatrics practice.
  • Kelsey is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society, the Dermatology Nurse Practitioner Society, and the Dermatology Nurses Association.

U.S. Dermatology Partners is pleased to welcome Dermatology Nurse Practitioner, Kelsey Mason, to their Lees Summit location

Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 8:00am

LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo., Dec. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- U.S. Dermatology Partners is pleased to welcome Dermatology Nurse Practitioner Kelsey Mason to its Lees Summit, Missouri office.

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  • LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo., Dec. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- U.S. Dermatology Partners is pleased to welcome Dermatology Nurse Practitioner Kelsey Mason to its Lees Summit, Missouri office.
  • After graduating, she practiced internal medicine/pediatrics as a foundation to her eventual goal of exclusively practicing dermatology.
  • She has always had an interest in dermatology and treated a wide variety of skin conditions within the scope of her internal medicine/pediatrics practice.
  • Kelsey is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society, the Dermatology Nurse Practitioner Society, and the Dermatology Nurses Association.

Omega Rho Chapter Announcement for Schools of Nursing at Unitek

Monday, July 13, 2020 - 8:00am

As a way to celebrate the work of nurses and honor nursing faculty, Unitek Learning was recently awarded the Omega Rho Chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing .

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  • As a way to celebrate the work of nurses and honor nursing faculty, Unitek Learning was recently awarded the Omega Rho Chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing .
  • The Schools of Nursing at Unitek Learning campuses have demonstrated a commitment to nursing excellence and received approval to become a Sigma Chapter.
  • "On behalf of the Unitek Learning Administration and Leadership team, it is my distinct honor to congratulate the Omega Rho Chapter for receiving its Coat-of-Arms Plaque," said Dr. Abdel Yosef, Chief Academic Officer at Unitek Learning.
  • Unitek Learning is the parent company of several distinguished learning institutions: Unitek College, Unitek EMT, Eagle Gate College, and Provo College.

Sigma honored by the American Journal of Nursing with four Book of the Year awards

Friday, January 10, 2020 - 2:00pm

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) was awarded four 2019 American Journal of Nursing (AJN) Book of the Year Awards.

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  • INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) was awarded four 2019 American Journal of Nursing (AJN) Book of the Year Awards.
  • These awards are regarded as one of the most important and prestigious designations of excellence in nursing book publishing.
  • "The American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Awards recognize some of the best books in nursing publishing, and Sigma is pleased to have two books recognized in multiple categories for 2019," said Sigma Publisher Dustin Sullivan.
  • "This year's awards raise the total for Sigma Publishing to 43 AJN Book of the Year Awards.

Sigma Foundation for Nursing Provides New Scholarship for Nursing Students

Friday, January 10, 2020 - 1:00pm

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Sigma is proud to announce a new scholarship available for nursing students made possible through a gift to the Sigma Foundation for Nursing.

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  • INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Sigma is proud to announce a new scholarship available for nursing students made possible through a gift to the Sigma Foundation for Nursing.
  • The Helene Fuld Trust Scholarship will be available to students currently enrolled in or admitted to either an Accelerated Second Degree or Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program at an accredited US school of nursing.
  • "Thanks to the generous support of the Helene Fuld Trust, Sigma can now offer academic scholarships to help students offset the cost of their nursing education," says Sigma President Richard Ricciardi.
  • The Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is advancing world health and celebrating nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service.

Sigma Names Dr. Stijn I Blot as 2019 Episteme Award Recipient

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 5:20pm

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) has named Stijn Blot, PhD as the 2019 recipient of the Baxter International Foundationsupported Sigma Episteme Award.

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  • INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) has named Stijn Blot, PhD as the 2019 recipient of the Baxter International Foundationsupported Sigma Episteme Award.
  • Dr. Blot is a research professor at Ghent University in Flanders, Belgium and is an honorary professor at the University of Queensland (Australia).
  • "I congratulate Dr. Blot on being named Sigma's 2019 Episteme Laureate and I applaud his innovative work advancing patient health and safety around the world."
  • As Episteme Laureate, Dr. Blot will be the keynote speaker at Sigma's 45th Biennial Convention, where he will be presented with the Episteme Award.

Sigma/National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) Announces First Collaborative Research Grant Recipient

Friday, July 12, 2019 - 11:00am

INDIANAPOLIS, July 12, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) is proud to announce Linda Maldonado, PhD, MN, BSN, as the 2019 recipient of the Sigma/National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) Collaborative Research Grant.

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  • INDIANAPOLIS, July 12, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) is proud to announce Linda Maldonado, PhD, MN, BSN, as the 2019 recipient of the Sigma/National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) Collaborative Research Grant.
  • This new collaborative research grant, made possible by the Sigma Foundation for Nursing and NAHN, provides funding for qualified nurses who contribute to the advancement of Latino health through nursing research.
  • "The National Association of Hispanic Nurses is proud to partner with Sigma to celebrate the advancement of Latino health," said NAHN President Norma Cuellar, PhD, RN, FAAN.
  • National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) is a nonprofit professional association committed to the promotion of the professionalism and dedication of Hispanic nurses by providing equal access to educational, professional, and economic opportunities for Hispanic nurses.

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Announces 2019 International Award Recipients

Sunday, June 23, 2019 - 5:00am

INDIANAPOLIS, June 23, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) is proud to announce the nurses and healthcare professionals being honored for their contributions to professional excellence with the 2019 International Awards for Nursing Excellence.

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  • INDIANAPOLIS, June 23, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) is proud to announce the nurses and healthcare professionals being honored for their contributions to professional excellence with the 2019 International Awards for Nursing Excellence.
  • These awards recognizing achievements in the fields of research, leadership/professionalism, education/technology, communications, nursing practice, and chapter activity/membership will be presented during the 45th Biennial Convention, 16-20 November 2019 in Washington, DC, USA.
  • Sigma's International Awards for Nursing Excellence are based on the society's dedication to fostering high professional nursing standards, recognizing superior achievement, developing leadership, and encouraging creative work.
  • "Recipients of Sigma's International Awards for Nursing Excellence are recognized by their peers for their superior achievement and dedication to the advancement of global health.

Julie Baldwin, RN is recognized by Continental Who's Who

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 10:13pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Julie Baldwin, RN is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Lifetime Achiever in the field of Technology as a Director and National Medication Solution Executive at Becton Dickinson.

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  • COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Julie Baldwin, RN is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Lifetime Achiever in the field of Technology as a Director and National Medication Solution Executive at Becton Dickinson.
  • Amassing over 15 years of experience in the healthcare field, Ms. Baldwin specializes in Hospital operations, IT infrastructure relating to medication, and Continuum.
  • Throughout her education and training, Dr. Baldwin received her Master of Business Administration degree in Business - Healthcare and Administration from Baker College Business and Corporate Services.
  • To further her professional development, Ms. Baldwin was a member of the National Nurses Association, Healthcare Executive Fellow, and Sigma Theta Tau.

Sigma Theta Tau International Announces 2019 Emerging Nurse Researchers

Monday, March 11, 2019 - 11:00am

INDIANAPOLIS, March 11, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) will recognize five emerging nurse researchers representing Australia, Canada, Costa Rica, Mexico, and the Philippines at its 30th International Nursing Research Congress in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, this July.

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  • INDIANAPOLIS, March 11, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) will recognize five emerging nurse researchers representing Australia, Canada, Costa Rica, Mexico, and the Philippines at its 30th International Nursing Research Congress in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, this July.
  • The Emerging Nurse Researcher awards will be presented during the Second Plenary Session on Friday, 26 July 2019.
  • "I am proud that Sigma encourages and recognizes the valuable contributions of emerging nurse researchers through the Emerging Nurse Researcher award," said Sigma President Beth Baldwin Tigges, PhD, RN, PNP, BC.
  • Sigma's annual Congress attracts more than 1,000 nurse researchers, students, clinicians, and leaders, who share information and learn from hundreds of peer-reviewed, evidence-based research presentations.