Nazareth (Pa.) Hospital pool nurse Theresa Terry Conejo, RN, recently was appointed to a second term on the American Heart Association/American Stroke Associations Great Rivers Affiliate board of directors for 2014-2015, according to a news release. The affiliate includes Delaware, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky.
Conejo has been an association advocate in eastern Pennsylvania for more than six years. She also serves on the American Heart Associations science advisory and coordinating committee and the American Stroke Associations minority affairs committee.
Earlier this year, Conejo was recognized as a 2014 CEO Diversity Champion by CHE Trinity Health for extraordinary commitment to the work of diversity and inclusion within regional health ministries and communities. She was awarded the Sister Catherine Horan Community Partner and Volunteer of the Year Award for her work as a health advocate and community volunteer, according to the release.