Nursing professor earns top service honor in field - News
Posted Aug 25 2009 12:00am
UConn Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor Cheryl Tatano Beck recently received the 2009 Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) Professional Service Award.
The award, which Beck said she was thrilled to receive, is the top honor given by AWHONN, a non-profit organization that promotes the health of women and newborns. It also works to 'strengthen the nursing profession through the delivery of superior advocacy, research, and education,' according to www.awhonn.org.
Beck, who has a Doctorate of Nursing Science (D.N.Sc), is a Certified Nursing Midwife (C.N.M), and a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, received the award at the annual AWHONN convention on June 28 in San Diego...