to Kamal Eldeirawi, an assistant professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago
College of Nursing,
for being selected to receive the highly competitive Nurse Faculty Scholar
grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
The Nurse Faculty Scholar
award is given to junior faculty who show outstanding promise as future leaders
in academic nursing. Only 12 faculty receive
this award each year from across the county.
Eldeirawi will receive a
three-year, $350,000 award to promote his academic career and support his
Eldeirawi was a 1998 graduate of the Master of Science
in Nursing program at IUP. He completed
the Education Track.