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Bekemeier Named Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholar

Betty Bekemeier Small

Betty Bekemeier, Ph.D., M.P.H. R.N., has won a competitive grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to study how research partnerships between public health leaders in government, academia and the non-profit sector can answer practice-based questions that affect public health policies. Bekemeier is one of just 12 nurse educators from around the country to receive the three-year $350,000 Nurse Faculty Scholar award this year. It is given to junior faculty who show outstanding promise as future leaders in academic nursing.