School of Nursing & Health Studies Summer 2011 Awards Ceremony

August 05, 2011 —

On August 3, 2011, the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies recognized 79 graduates of the Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) and Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) programs.

The new MSN graduates include 25-Family Nurse Practitioners, and 1-Nurse Educator. The 53 BSN graduates include both Accelerated BSN and RN-to-BSN graduates. The 79 graduates will be following in the footsteps of more than 6000 School of Nursing and Health Studies graduates who are providing state of the art care in some of the finest healthcare facilities across the state and nation.

Dr. Doris Ugarriza, Vice Dean and Professor, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Programs delivered the keynote address indicating this class represents some of the best educated nursing graduates from any program in the country, “I recognize your devotion to the furtherance of nursing and the degree of time, effort and personal sacrifice that went into your advanced programs. You will benefit greatly the primary healthcare of children, adults and older adults in our community, and to the education of those persons who care for our friends and neighbors.”

The awards for “Excellence in Academic and Clinical Performance” were presented to – Dadiline Dorce, in the FNP program; Brian Phillips in the Accelerated BSN program, and Karin Kimball in the RN-TO-BSN program.


To all the graduates.

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