Newsmaker: Sister Rosemary Donley
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.”
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Allegheny County DA investigates school official’s expense reimbursements
- Skeptics voice concern over rapid transit connection between Downtown Pittsburgh and Oakland
- Habitat for Humanity to close Edgewood ReStore store, donation center
- Newsmaker: Juan C. Celedón
- Candidates for Allegheny County controller say other person responsible
- Man charged in Rite Aid robbery in Brighton Heights
- Woman drove over, damaged fire hose while going to store, Penn Hills official says
- Pittsburgh police searching for man who robbed bank in Deutschtown
- Relentless winter exhausted PennDOT’s snow removal budget
- Duquesne man fatally struck by vehicle in McKeesport
- Missing girl found safe in her Pittsburgh Marshall-Shadeland neighborhood