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dean rita p. kelleher award presentation and discussion on health care in the military

Saturday, June 4, 2016
1:30 p.m.
Higgins Hall, room 310 and atrium

Darlene MacIsaac Hinojosa ’86 is the 2016 recipient of the Dean Rita P. Kelleher Award. A colonel in the Army Nurse Corps, US Army Reserve, she is currently assigned to the Army Health Command as Force Health Protection Integrator. Hinojosa is also a family nurse practitioner at Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia.

Dean Susan Gennaro will present the honor, which will be followed by a discussion between Hinojosa and Patricia Delaney, the deputy director of News and Public Affairs.

A reception will follow.

The event is open and free of charge to all School of Nursing alumni, Boston College veterans, faculty, and friends. Please register by Friday, May 20, 2016.

The Dean Rita P. Kelleher Award recognizes an alumnus/a of the Connell School of Nursing who represents the BC Nurse. Following in Kelleher's footsteps, the recipient must be an accomplished nursing leader, an ethically aware scientist, and a skilled and inquisitive clinician.

View videos of previous Kelleher Award winners »

View 2015 discussion on academic partnerships and interdisciplinary collaborations »

View 2014 reunion discussion on nursing ethics »

View 2013 reunion discussion on maternal and newborn health »

View 2012 reunion conversation on leadership in health care »

View 2011 reunion panel discussion on neuroscience nursing »