Regis University's Cullen Recognized for Excellence in Nursing

February 10, 2017

Patsy McGuire Cullen, Ph.D., director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice and Nursing Practitioner Programs and a professor at Regis University’s Loretto Heights School of Nursing, has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the prestigious American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) State Award for Excellence for Colorado.

The award recognizes nurse practitioners who demonstrate excellence in practice. Cullen will be honored at an awards ceremony and reception at the AANP annual conference in Philadelphia in late June. The AANP is the largest professional membership organization for nurse practitioners of all specialties.


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