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UMSON assistant professor becomes president of Maryland Nurses Association

Friday November 22, 2013
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Janice Hoffman, RN, PhD, ANEF, assistant professor and assistant dean for the BSN program at the University of Maryland School of Nursing in Baltimore, has been installed as president of the Maryland Nurses Association. She become president-elect in 2012 and has been an officer of the association since 2008.

As president, Hoffman will be working with the association’s board of directors and district presidents on nursing policy and legislation and recruiting people to serve on committees.

“I am humbled and honored to be serving registered nurses across the state as president of the Maryland Nurses Association,” Hoffman said in the release. “I am grateful for the support I have received from its membership and leadership over the years. I am looking forward to working with the board of directors, district presidents and committees to advocate for nurses across the state on legislative issues relevant to nurses and increasing membership and participation in the association.”

MNA has advocated for policy supporting the highest quality healthcare in the State of Maryland since 1903.

“We are extremely proud that Dr. Hoffman has assumed this important leadership role for Maryland nurses and we are confident she will excel in this position,” UMSON Dean Jane Kirschling, RN, PhD, FAAN, said in the release.

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