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Sheila Haas receives 2016 Margretta Madden Styles President's Award.

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC] recently presented its prestigious ANCC Margretta Madden Styles President's Award to Sheila Haas, PhD, RN, FAAN, a professor and former dean of the Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing at Loyola University Chicago, in tribute to her invaluable contributions to the nursing profession. Dr. Haas is long-time member of the Nursing Economics Editorial Board.

"Dr. Haas is an exceptional educator and a well-recognized expert in multiple areas of nursing. She serves as a powerful role model and demonstrates nursing excellence to all. I am so pleased to honor her with this award," said ANCC President Patricia Reid Ponte, DNSc, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN.

Dr. Haas is known for her work in advanced education, translational research, care coordination, and ambulatory care nursing. Previously, she served on the ANCC Board of Directors for 8 years, serving 4 of those years as treasurer. She is also the past president of both the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing and the National Federation of Specialty Nursing Organizations.

"Dr. Haas is a renowned researcher, scholar, and a long-standing contributing author to Nursing Economics. As a thought leader and editorial board member, Dr. Haas has brought insight and understanding about nursing and made exceptional contributions to the science and evidence of ambulatory care nursing practice and care coordination. Her long-standing scholarship in ambulatory care nursing is a driving force toward value-based health care, patient safety, and satisfaction," said Nursing Economics Editor, Donna Nickitas, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, CNE, FAAN.

Dr. Haas, a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, holds a master's degree in nursing from Loyola University Chicago and a doctorate from the University of Illinois at Chicago where she focused on productivity, clinical ladder systems, and patient acuity systems.

The Margretta Madden Styles President's Award recognizes exceptional leaders who have partnered with the ANCC President to advance the mission, vision, and strategic goals of the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

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Date:Jan 1, 2017
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