Dorman receives nursing Dean’s Distinguished Teaching Award


It was announced today that alumna JANICE SCULLY DORMAN (HUGEN ’81, EPI ’83) is the recipient of the Pitt School of Nursing 2017 Dean’s Distinguished Teaching Award for tenured faculty. Dorman has taught classes at that school (and at Pitt Public Health) for 30 years, focusing primarily on molecular epidemiology and genetics. She was chosen for this honor by a committee of teachers and students who recognized her contributions to educational programming and academic leadership.

From her nominators: “Dr. Dorman is one of the most insightful professors I have come across here at the University of Pittsburgh. Her dedication to our education is commendable.” “She devotes a great amount of time to her students' needs outside of the classroom.”

Dorman was also the 2016 winner of the Pitt Public Health distinguished Alumni Award for Teaching and Dissemination.

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