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Dr. Mary Judith Yoho Named “Outstanding Nurse of 2012” by Texas Nurses Association District 9
HOUSTON – Nov. 1, 2012 – Chamberlain College of Nursing is pleased to announce that Houston Campus President Mary Judith Yoho, PhD, MSN, RN, CNE, was selected as one of “20 Outstanding Nurses of 2012” by the Texas Nurses Association (TNA) District 9. The 20 honorees will be recognized at the Nursing Celebration 2012 on Nov. 8. TNA District 9 is one of 28 districts represented by Texas Nurses Association, the oldest professional nursing association in the state. “With 35 years of experience in nursing practice, leadership and advocacy, Dr. Yoho is a valuable resource and mentor for her peers and students,” said Terry Throckmorton, PhD, RN, president of TNA District 9 and professor at Chamberlain College of Nursing’s Houston campus. “Dr. Yoho’s dedication to student success, quality care and high standards have made a marked impact on the industry and our local community.” Dr. Yoho has held roles in nursing practice, instruction, research, management and education policy. Throughout her career, she has coordinated and participated in multiple grant projects and has authored and co-authored nine publications on topics including student testing and faculty recruitment and retention. “I am honored to be recognized by the Texas Nurses Association District 9 as one of its ‘Outstanding Nurses of 2012,’” said Dr. Yoho. “The association’s mission is to promote excellence in nursing through education, advocacy and nurturing, and I hope to further their efforts throughout the Houston area.” For more information about Chamberlain College of Nursing’s Houston campus, visit chamberlain.edu/houston. ~~~
About Chamberlain College of Nursing Chamberlain College of Nursing offers bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in nursing. Chamberlain is currently located in Phoenix, Arizona; Jacksonville and Miramar, Florida; Atlanta, Georgia; Addison and Chicago, Illinois; Indianapolis, Indiana; St. Louis, Missouri; Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio; Houston, Texas; and Arlington, Virginia in addition to online programs. Chamberlain College of Nursing is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (ncahlc.org). HLC is one of the six regional agencies that accredit U.S. colleges and universities at the institutional level. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program and the Master of Science in Nursing degree program are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202.887.6791). The Associate Degree in Nursing program at the Columbus location is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, 404.975.5000). Accreditation provides assurance to the public and to prospective students that standards of quality have been met. Program availability varies by location. Chamberlain reserves the right to update information as it becomes available. Information is current at the time of posting. For the most updated accreditation information, visit chamberlain.edu/accreditation. Comprehensive consumer information is available at chamberlain.edu/studentconsumerinfo. Chamberlain College of Nursing, LLC is a part of DeVry Inc. (NYSE: DV), a global provider of educational services. ©2012 Chamberlain College of Nursing, LLC. All rights reserved. chamberlain.edu.