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The American Academy of Nursing inducted Mary Ellen Glasgow into its 2013 Class of Fellows, which is among the most prestigious honors in the nursing profession.
By Thomas Olson
Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, 11:30 p.m.

Noteworthy: Selected for 2012 Book of the Year Award in late January by the American Journal of Nursing for her book “Legal Issues Confronting Today's Nursing Faculty: A Case Study Approach.”

Residence: Downtown

Age: 51

Family: Husband, Thomas

Occupation: Dean of Duquesne University School of Nursing, where she is a professor

Education: Doctorate in nursing from Duquesne University School of Nursing in 2002; Master of Science in nursing from Villanova University School of Nursing, Villanova, in 1987; Bachelor of Science in nursing from Gwynedd-Mercy College School of Nursing, Ambler, in 1983

Background: Received Villa­nova University College of Nursing Alumni Medallion for Distinguished Contribution to Nursing Education in 2010. Selected as Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurse Fellow in 2009.

Quote: “It's important to share your experiences with others because lots of people read books to seek help from others.”

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