Endowed Chair Garners Catholic Press Association Award
An article published by Sister Rosemary Donley, S.C., professor of nursing and the Jacques Laval Chair for Justice for Vulnerable Populations at Duquesne University, has been named a second-place winner by the Catholic Press Association for Best Essay in the category of professional and special interest magazines, including clergy and religious.
Sister Donley's article, Catholic Tradition and Veterans' Care, appeared in the May/June 2013 issue of the journal Health Progress, the official publication of the Catholic Health Association of the United States.
Through her work as the Laval Chair at Duquesne, Sister Donley leads the School of Nursing's community service efforts to provide healthcare services to vulnerable populations, which includes veterans. In addition to her work at the University, she is a member of the Department of Veterans Affairs' Special Medical Advisory Group.
Sister Donley is a resident of West Mifflin.
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