Dr. Stacey Graves, director of Nursing Programs, is Wilmington University’s first recipient of the DAISY Faculty Award, which honors nursing educators for their commitment to inspiring nursing students who blossom into caring, quality healthcare providers.
Dr. Lisa Drews, who chairs the MSN Leadership Program, and Dr. Lynn Thomas-Bauer, assistant chair of Nurse Practitioner Programs, were among the nominees.
“I am elated to recognize the exceptional nursing faculty at WilmU in collaboration with the DAISY Foundation,” says Dr. Aaron Sebach, dean, College of Health Professions and Natural Sciences. “Nursing faculty are the backbone of the profession, ensuring that students receive a quality education to provide compassionate nursing care.”
“I am elated to recognize the exceptional nursing faculty at WilmU in collaboration with the DAISY Foundation.” — Dr. Aaron Sebach
Dr. Graves is a family nurse practitioner with many years of experience in nursing, ranging from inpatient care, administration, primary care, and nursing leadership.
The DAISY Foundation is a national program that recognizes nurses who provide extraordinary compassionate and skillful care for patients and families. In 2010, the foundation established the DAISY Faculty Award to provide colleges, universities and nursing schools with a national recognition program to demonstrate appreciation for the positive impact faculty members make on future nurses.