Columbia DrNP student wins one of five AACN/ scholarships

Courtney Reinisch, DrNP student was one of five winners of a $25,000 scholarship given by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and Monster Healthcare. These awards are part of a new program created to address the growing shortage of doctorally-prepared nurse faculty. A bilingual family practice trained APN since 1999, Courtney has been working in the Robert Wood Johnson Center at Hamilton Emergency Department since 2001. She received her BA in Biology and Psychology from Immaculata College and previously managed an outpatient family practice at St. Francis Medical Center in Trenton, NJ which served primarily underinsured patients. During her graduate education at the University of Delaware, and upon completion of her degree, she established a school-based family health center, The LEAP Academy, a Rutgers University charter school located in Camden, NJ.

Posted: 02/06/2006


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