Margarete Lieb Zalon, Ph.D.

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THE FACULTY SENATE AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN GRADUATE TEACHING

 This award is given to a faculty member who demonstrates dedication to teaching graduate students in a manner that creates an encouraging and intellectually stimulating environment, which promotes critical thinking and learning.  Dr. Margarete Zalon has taught graduate courses in nursing since the programs were initiated more than 20 years ago. Her courses included Nursing Research and Advanced Theory in Adult and Gerontology Nursing.  In addition, she has taught a Research Methods course for students in Health Administration, Human Resources, and Counseling. She currently teaches two courses in the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program - Translating Evidence into Practice, and Advanced Health Care Policy, and is the director of the interdisciplinary, online Health Informatics program. Dr. Zalon is a thoughtful mentor vested in seeing each student succeed. She consistently holds her students to high standards, and encourages them to advance justice through the provision of high quality nursing care and advocacy for practice improvement. She is the first recipient of the Faculty Senate award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching.   

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