Congratulations Dr. Ellarene Duis-Sanders on being named the 2018 School of Nursing Distinguished Alumnus

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More than 35 members of the School of Medicine Class of 1968 celebrated their 50th class reunion in Galveston last month.

Congratulations Marco Rodriguez on being named the 2018 SHP Distinguished Alumnus.

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Rodriguez Named 2018 School of Health Professions Distinguished Alumnus

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Marco Rodriguez (SHP '92) was honored at the School of Health Professions Dean's Reception & Alumni Association Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony on Friday, October 19 at The San Luis Resort Conference Center in Galveston. 

Rodriguez was named the school's 2018 Distinguished Alumnus for his outstanding and widely recognized contributions to health professions in a leadership role.  He is a registered occupational therapist and currently Chief Executive Officer for M&D Legacy, PLLC and Transformations Rehabilitation Services in El Paso, Texas. 

This award, the highest alumni honor bestowed by the School of Health Professions Alumni Association, recognizes a graduate for their contributions to the health profession through commitment of excellence in patient care, research, education, community service and leadership roles.





School of Nursing Honors Top Alumni for 2018

2018 SON awardees

Each year, the School of Nursing Alumni Association honors graduates who have made major contributions to the nursing profession through a commitment of excellence in patient care, research, education, community service and/or leadership.

Dr. Ellarene Duis-Sanders ('83 & '02) was named the 2018 Distinguished Alumnus.

The 2018 Hall of Fame Inductees included Jill Bryant-Bova ('16), Dr. Karen Elmore ('68) and Dr. Susan Ruppert ('95).

Stewart Campbell ('14 & '18) and Kenia E. Latin ('01 & '14) were recognized with the Betty Lee Evans Nursing Excellence Award.

Student Leadership Awards were presented to recent graduates Sophia Hashemi, Madison Lankford and Casey Schneider.  This new award recognizes extraordinary students for their leadership skills and contributions to the school.

The 2018 awardees were recognized during Homecoming on October 19.  They are, front row from left, Karen Elmore, Madison Lankford, Sophia Hashemi, Casey Schneider, Susan Ruppert and Kenia Latin.  Back row, from left, Stewart Campbell and Ellarene Duis-Sanders.  Not pictured, Jill Bryant-Bova.





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