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Nightingale Scholarship for 2013 Awarded!

Nightingale Scholarship Awarded for 2013!

Since 2009, ASQ’s Healthcare Division has awarded one annual $2,000 scholarship in honor of Florence Nightingale, the widely recognized initiator of nursing as a profession. This scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution pursuing studies related to healthcare quality; either a current HCD member or sponsored by a HCD member; and submit an essay on “Quality in Healthcare: Strategies for Reducing Adverse Outcomes and Costs While Improving Quality of Care. The applicant is scored based on established scholarship criteria.

There is a winner for 2013! Colleen M. O’Brien, MSN, MSMI, CPHQ, ASQ CMQ/OE is a team leader for quality and patient safety, System Nursing with Bellin Health, Green Bay Wisconsin. She received her Master’s degree in nursing from Marquette University in Milwaukee and a Master’s degree in Medical Informatics from the Milwaukee School of Engineering. She is currently enrolled in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) in Healthcare Quality Using Education in Safety and Technology, Outcomes Performance Management at the Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, Loyola University Chicago.

Congratulations to Colleen!

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