The University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences recently announced faculty and staff who are recognized by academic and scientific societies and other prestigious organizations for their significant achievements and exceptional leadership. Among them, Linda Frank, PhD, MSN, assistant professor in the GSPH Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, will be one of 116 nurses who will be inducted as fellows into the American Academy of Nursing during the Academy’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C., on November 13.
The University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences include the schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dental Medicine, Pharmacy, Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and the Graduate School of Public Health. The schools serve as the academic partner to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Together, their combined mission is to train tomorrow’s health care specialists and biomedical scientists, engage in groundbreaking research that will advance understanding of the causes and treatments of disease and participate in the delivery of outstanding patient care. Since 1997, Pitt and its affiliated university faculty have ranked among the top 10 educational institutions in grant support from the National Institutes of Health. For additional information about the Schools of the Health Sciences, click here.