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Kearney Named Distinguished Alumna

Dr. Marguerite Littleton Kearney
Dr. Marguerite Littleton Kearney

Dr. Marguerite Littleton Kearney, director of NINR’s Division of Extramural Science Programs, has been named the recipient of Augusta University College of Nursing’s (formerly the Medical College of Georgia College of Nursing) Phoebe Kandel Rohrer Distinguished Alumna award. It was presented during the university’s recent alumni weekend.

Kearney leads the activities of the division, which includes the Office of Extramural Programs, the Office of End-of-Life and Palliative Care and the Office of Extramural Research Administration.

In addition to her B.S.N. and an M.S.N. in adult care/trauma nursing from Augusta University,  Kearney holds a Ph.D. from Rush University. Her area of research interest is in the effects of female hormones on cerebrovascular recovery after cerebral injury.

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