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NAHN National Association of Hispanic Nurses® is a non-profit professional association committed to the promotion of the professionalism and dedication of Hispanic nurses by providing equal access to educational, professional, and economic opportunities for Hispanic nurses.

NAHN is also dedicated to the improvement of the quality of health and nursing care of Hispanic consumers.


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CONTACT: Celia Besore, MBA, CAE, Executive Director/CEO,
National Association of Hispanic Nurses, (202) 387-2477,
director@thehispanicnurses.org, www.hispanicnurses.org, www.nahnnet.org

                                         
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National Association of Hispanic Nurses Honors 2011 Awards Recipients

Washington, DC (August 11, 2011) — The National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) recently awarded three of its members from across the United States with prestigious awards at the NAHN Annual Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. The NAHN Awards are named for past NAHN members who displayed leadership, outstanding service and achieved nursing prominence in their professional endeavors.

The Ildaura Murillo-Rohde Award for Education Excellence is named for the Founder of NAHN, Ildaura Murillo-Rohde, PhD, RN, FAAN, and is presented to honor NAHN members who have distinguished themselves in scholarship area and nursing education.  Carmen Ramirez, PhD, RN of Catholic University, Washington DC receives the Award this year for her outstanding contributions in nursing education and the future of the nursing profession.

The Henrietta Villaescusa Community Award is named for past NAHN president Henrieta Villaescusa, MPH, RN, whose service began in the community and progressed to state, national and international levels. This award is presented to honor NAHN members who have contributed to the improvement of health in the Hispanic community.  Norma Cuellar, DSN, RN, from Alabama receives the Award this year for her distinguished community health practice, and publicly recognized commitment to improving the health of the Hispanic community that she serves as so well was demonstrated by her dedication, response and leadership to the Latino communities during the recent natural disasters of New Orleans, Louisiana and Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

The Janie Menchaca Wilson Leadership Award is presented to honor a NAHN member who has distinguished herself as a nursing leader. Norma Martinez Rogers, PhD, RN, FAAN of Texas receives the Award this year for her outstanding leadership contributions and recognition as a distinguished nursing leader at the community, state and national level.

 

About the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN)

NAHN is actively involved in issues affecting Hispanic nurses and the health of Hispanic communities on local, state, regional and national levels. The organization is committed to work toward providing equal access to education, professional and economic opportunities for Hispanic nurses and to improving the health and nursing care for Hispanic consumers.

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