Two Stony Brook Nurse Educators Named Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing Selection is considered one of the highest honors in the nursing profession
STONY BROOK, N.Y., July 11, 2014 – Two Stony Brook University School of Nursing professors have been selected for induction as fellows of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN). Patricia Bruckenthal, PhD, APRN-BC, and Corrine Jurgens, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, FAHA, are among an eminent group of nursing leaders selected nationally for the AAN’s 2014 Class of Fellows. This selection is considered among the highest honors in the nursing profession. They will be formally inducted into the AAN this October.
According to the AAN, fellow selection criteria includes evidence of significant contributions to nursing and health care and sponsorship by two current AAN fellows. The Academy is comprised of more than 2,200 nurse leaders in education, management, practice, policy and research. Dr. Bruckenthal is a Clinical Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Graduate Studies/Advanced Practice Nursing in Stony Brook’s School of Nursing. Dr. Jurgens is an Associate Professor and Director of Cardiovascular Research in the School.
“We are proud of the selection of Drs. Jurgens and Bruckenthal as fellows by the American Academy of Nursing,” said Dr. Lee Anne Xippolitos, RN, Dean of the School of Nursing. “Their appointments reflect their significant contributions to nursing science, the advancement of health care delivery, and their leadership in nursing education at Stony Brook and within our profession.”
“The American Academy of Nursing welcomes this stellar cohort of new fellows,” said AAN President Diana Mason, PhD, RN, FAAN. “As clinicians, researchers, educators, executives, and leaders in all sectors of our society, they are joining the nation’s thought leaders in nursing and health care.”
Dr. Bruckenthal has taught for more than 20 years in both the adult health nurse practitioner and doctorate of nursing practice …