Aug 26, 2013
Nursing school professor recognized for advancing the profession
Adey Nyamathi, professor at the UCLA School of Nursing, was selected as the winner in the California category of “Advancing and Leading the Profession” for the nurse.com GEM Awards. This award acknowledges an R.N. who is well-known and respected as a visionary, innovative leader and change agent, who moves the profession forward through work in patient care, administration, education or research.
Nyamathi was cited for being the first in the school to obtain a distinguished professor title and for her collaborative research initiatives. She has been a principal investigator of numerous grants funded by the National Institutes of Health and has published more than 155 articles in 100 journals.