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Newsmaker: Alison Colbert

Alison Colbert has been awarded a year-long fellowship in the Leadership for Academic Nursing Program of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.

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By Lou Kilzer
Saturday, July 13, 2013, 9:00 p.m.
 

Noteworthy: Colbert has been awarded a year-long fellowship in the Leadership for Academic Nursing Program of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.

Age: 42

Residence: Park Place

Family: Husband, Greg Barnhisel; sons, Jack Henry and Beckett.

Occupation: Colbert is an assistant professor and chair of the Graduate Nursing Program at Duquesne University's School of Nursing. She has spent 15 years as a clinical nurse specialist in public and community health, with extensive work in jails, drug and alcohol treatment facilities and community clinics. She was named a Robert Wood Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholar in 2010.

Background: As a cub reporter, Colbert covered health issues for a bilingual newspaper in Arizona and soon determined that she wanted to be a nurse.

Education: BA in Journalism, 1993, University of Arizona; MS in Nursing, Community Health, 2000, University of Texas at Austin; Ph.D. in Nursing, 2007, University of Pittsburgh.

Quote: “I wasn't interested in patient care, but then met a nurse and fell in love with the opportunity nursing provides in community care and social justice.”

 

 
 


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