Feb. 12, 2002
TWO ULM NURSING PROFESSORS RECEIVE AWARDS
The Louisiana Nurses Foundation recently presented two University of Louisiana at Monroe faculty members with honors. At the 2002 Nightingale Awards, Dr. Margaret Edwards, Associate Dean in the College of Nursing received Outstanding Nurse Researcher of the Year; and Dr. Linda E. Sabin, Associate Professor in the College of Nursing, received recognition as Outstanding Nurse of the Year.
Dr. Margaret Edwards has been involved on the Board of Directors
of the Northeast Louisiana Affiliate of the Susan G. Komem Breast
Cancer Foundation. In that capacity she has conducted and overseen
a number of volunteer sessions of breast health education. She
has also been involved with the "Race for the Cure,"
the annual event in Monroe and around the country that raises
awareness of breast cancer and money for breast cancer education
and research. Dr. Edwards was on the peer review panel for
International Breast Cancer Research grants and also served on
the peer review panel for the U.S. Department of Defense for
Breast Cancer Research grants. At ULM, Dr. Edwards has participated
in collaborative Nursing Research with other state colleges and
developed a nursing research poster session held twice a year.
Dr. Edwards has also been named Outstanding Researcher in the
College of Nursing three times.