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Sister Rosemary Donley of West Mifflin
By Bobby Kerlik
Sunday, June 1, 2014, 10:10 p.m.
 

Sister Rosemary Donley

Noteworthy: The Association for Community Affiliated Plans honored Donley with a Leadership in Advocacy Honorable Mention Award, which recognizes individuals who advocate for Medicaid or other low-income health programs and the vulnerable populations the programs serve.

Residence: West Mifflin

Occupation: Member of the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill; professor in the Duquesne University School of Nursing; Laval Chair for Justice for Vulnerable Populations.

Education: Graduate of Pittsburgh Hospital School of Nursing; bachelor's degree in nursing from St. Louis University; master's degree in nursing, doctorate in public health and education, certified nurse practitioner, all from the University of Pittsburgh

Background: Donley worked at Catholic University of America in Washington, for 30 years, including 11 as executive vice president. She has been at Duquesne for the past five years. She teaches graduate seminars in health policy and social justice and plans an annual national symposium on social justice. This year's will focus on mental illness.

Quote: “I think you can't work for justice unless you see the problem in front of you. The main thing is to bring the plight of people to the attention of others.”

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