November 19, 2010

Acclaim: Grant, Gullatte, Sibley, Holland and Smith are recognized

N. Wilson Holland

Sasha Smith

Susan Grant, Mary Gullatte and Lynn Sibley were recently inducted as fellows into the American Academy of Nursing.

Grant is chief nursing officer at Emory Healthcare. Gullatte is associate chief nursing officer at Emory University Hospital Midtown. Sibley is associate professor in the School of Nursing.

Induction into the AAN Fellowship is considered one of the highest honors in nursing. Fellows are individuals who have made major contributions to nursing and health care and whose work has influenced nursing practice and health policies benefitting all Americans.

N. Wilson Holland received the Mark Wolcott award for clinical excellence from of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Holland is Emory’s Geriatric Fellowship Program director. He was honored for his work at the VA Hospital where he treats elderly staff in the Bronze geriatric clinic.

Sasha Smith has been selected as the first recipient of the 2010 Emerging Leader Award. The award is given by the National Women’s Studies Association Women’s Centers Committee.

Smith is assistant director of programs at the Center for Women.

Nominated by Center for Women Director Dona Yarbrough, Smith won for “the scope and quality” of her work, according to the awards committee.

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