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William F. Connell School of Nursing

DeMarco wins book of the year

Connell News

01/19/12
Cover of Community and Public Health Nursing

Along with colleague Gail Harkness, Associate Professor Rosanna DeMarco was given the book of the year award for her work editing and contributing to the book Community and public health nursing: Evidence for practice.

The textbook, which is directed to undergraduate and master’s entry students who are interested in learning about the principles of community and public health nursing using integrated cases, evidence-based research and community-based practice innovations throughout the text, won this prestigious award from the American Journal of Nursing (AJN) in the category of Community and Public Health.

The most valuable texts of 2011 were chosen by AJN’s panel of judges and the Community-Public Health category was chosen by Anne Katz, PhD, RN, clinical nurse specialist, CancerCare Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Learn more about AJN’s Book of the Year awards here.

Other Connell School of Nursing alumni and faculty who contributed to the textbook are: Susan Chase, Annie Lewis O’Connor, Joyce Pulcini, Teresa Eliot Roberts, Mary Margaret Segraves, Judith Shindul Rothschild, Patricia Tabloski, and Linda Tyer Viola.

Learn more about Community and public health nursing: Evidence for practice, or purchase it here.

Pictured: Harkness, G. & DeMarco, R. (Eds.). (2012). Community and public health nursing: Evidence for practice. Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins.