June 1, 2007
Patricia Graham receives research scholarship award
Patricia Graham, assistant professor of nursing at Morningside College, received the Advanced Studies Research Scholarship Award at the annual meeting of the Gamma Pi At-Large chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International held in May at the Field Club in Omaha, Neb.
The award is presented to a qualified nurse who is conducting research in nursing.
Graham, whose research examines how nursing programs prepare students to assess and meet their patient’s spiritual needs, is currently a doctorate student in health professions at the College of Saint Mary in Omaha.
Graham has been at Morningside since August 2005. She was previously a member of the faculty at College of Saint Mary, where she served as instructor, course coordinator, and academic advisor in the associate degree nursing program.
Graham has a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the College of Saint Mary and a master’s in nursing with an emphasis in health systems and community health from the University of Nebraska-Omaha.
Sigma Theta Tau is the international honor society of nursing. The organization’s mission supports learning and professional development of their members who strive to improve nursing care worldwide.