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UCSF Hartford Center associate directors to be inducted into the American Academy of Nursing

Monday August 12, 2013
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Janine Cataldo, RN, PhD, APRN-BC, and Laura Wagner, RN, PhD, GNP, associate directors at the University of California, San Francisco Hartford Center, are among 172 nurse leaders to be inducted into the American Academy of Nursing
Oct. 19 in Washington, D.C., during the Academy’s annual meeting.

"Selection for fellowship in the Academy is one of the most prestigious honors in the field of nursing," said academy president Joanne Disch, RN, PhD, FAAN in a news release. "I congratulate all of the new fellows and look forward to honoring their accomplishments and welcoming them into the Academy."

Cataldo is an assistant professor in the department of physiological nursing. Her interest in geriatric nursing spans decades starting with studies of hardiness, depression, and death attitudes among older adults in long-term care facilities, investigation into the impact of depression on disability and most recently with her work in gero-oncology,

Wagner is an assistant professor in the department of community health systems. She has provided leadership in making nursing homes safer across the U.S., Canada and Europe. Her research focuses on reducing falls, injuries, and physical restraint and siderail use.

To read more, visit http://hcgne.ucsf.edu.