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Ancker School of Nursing memorial scholarship
Since 1992, the Regions nursing department has offered scholarships to employees who are pursuing their associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degrees in nursing. The scholarship is named after Gloria Fox, a respected and exceptional Regions SICU registered nurse who died suddenly in 1990. 99 scholarships have been awarded since it was founded.
2014 Nursing Scholarship Recipients
Pictured with Chris Boese VPPCS (left), Jo McLaughlin Director of Nursing HealthPartners (center) and Mary Brainerd CEO of HealthPartners (right)
Meet some of the scholarship recipients
Denise Teuber RN, Surgical Intensive Care Unit
Denise has held many roles in our SICU; charge nurse, preceptor, clinical educator and currently clinical nurse supervisor. She does not view nursing as a job or a profession, but states it is her passion and calling. Denise is pursuing her MSN with a focus in nursing leadership, ultimately she would like to become a nurse manager on an acute care unit or a leader in patient safety or quality. Peers describe her as the epitome of a kind and compassionate nurse.
Maikou Yang HUC, Inpatient Rehab
Shortly after Maikou graduated from college with a degree in kinesiology her father became ill. “The moment I knew I was going back to school to become a nurse was when I met one of my father’s nurses; she was caring, patient, dedicated, she showed empathy, sympathy and cried alongside us.” Maikou will graduate with a in August of 2015.
Kara Adams RN, Labor and Delivery
Kara has been a RN in the Regions Birth Center since 1996 and is now the day charge nurse. In addition she has completed her certification in Inpatient Obstetrics. Kara is passionate about working at Regions, “I cannot imagine working for a better organization. The teamwork, camaraderie, leadership, diverse patient population and support we have unbelievable. I have gained both personal and professional relationships that I will treasure forever.” Kara is completing her BSN at St Catherine’s University.
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