Amazing Alumna & Extraordinary Advocate—Rep. Lauren Underwood, Congrats on Your FAAN Induction!

Alumna Lauren Underwood, the youngest African-American woman elected to congress, joins the more than 2,600 Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing. Fellows are chosen to recognize their extraordinary contributions to nursing and health care.

From Rep. Underwood:

“My life’s work is about protecting the health and well-being of the American people,” she continues. “To be able to do that work from the United States Congress during a global pandemic—even in the most frustrating moments, I know we’re having tremendous impact, and I’m grateful for the chance to serve.”

Watch the video, produced together with University of Michigan School of Nursing

Five faculty from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing will also be inducted as fellows of the American Academy of Nursing

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Announces New Inductees in the American Academy of Nursing

These faculty have demonstrated remarkable commitment to our profession and to the continual pursuit of better health and wellbeing for people around the world,” says Dean Patricia Davidson, PhD, MEd, RN, FAAN.

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