NINR director Dr. Patricia Grady (r) and UMSON dean Dr. Jane Kirschling
Dr. Patricia Grady, director of the National Institute of Nursing Research, was recently honored by the University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) at its 125th anniversary gala. The event was held at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel.
UMSON selected 25 exceptional alumni who have become experts in their respective fields to receive the Visionary Pioneers award. The inaugural award recipients were chosen for their “significant impact on and contributions to the nursing profession based on their leadership, innovation or entrepreneurship.”
“We are excited to announce our inaugural Visionary Pioneer Award winners during this momentous year in the School of Nursing’s history,” said Dr. Jane Kirschling, dean of the school. “All of these outstanding alumni have had an impact on the nursing profession and health care and we are extremely proud of them.”
Grady received her master’s degree from UMSON and her doctorate in physio-logy from the University of Maryland School of Medicine.