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William F. Connell School of Nursing


dean rita p. kelleher award presentation and panel discussion

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

Darlene Hinojosa ’86, a colonel in the Army Reserve Nurse Corps and family nurse practitioner at Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia, will receive the 2016 Dean Rita P. Kelleher Award at the Connell School of Nursing reunion. Dean Susan Gennaro will present the honor, and Hinojosa will take part in a discussion immediately after the presentation. A reception will follow. The event is open and free of charge to all School of Nursing alumni and Boston College veterans.

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 »