ISU Professor to Receive Third Alumna Award
POCATELLO, Idaho - The Director of Nursing Research at Idaho State University is set to be honored by one of her alma maters this May. Mary Nies, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAAHB will receive the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing 2016 Distinguished Nurse Alumna Award. Nies received her PhD in Nursing Science from the University of Illinois. She has previously received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from Loyola University School of Nursing where she obtained her Master of Science in Nursing and the Distinguished Alumna Award from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing where she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
Dr. Nies is also a Professor in the Division of Health Sciences at Idaho State University. She is Co-Project Director on the Idaho Senior Refugee Interprofessional Holistic Health Project funded by Health Resources and Services Administration for $1.5 Million. Dr. Nies is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing and in the American Academy of Health Behavior. She was also inducted into the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society in 2011.