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ISU nursing Professor Mary Nies receives University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing 2016 Distinguished Nurse Alumna Award
May, 2, 2016
POCATELLO – Mary Nies, director of nursing research at Idaho State University, will receive the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing 2016 Distinguished Nurse Alumna Award at a ceremony this May.
Nies received her Ph.D. in nursing science from the University of Illinois. She has previously received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from Loyola University School of Nursing where she obtained her Master of Science in Nursing, and the Distinguished Alumna Award from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing where she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing.
Nies is also a professor in the ISU Division of Health Sciences. She is co-project director on the Idaho Senior Refugee Interprofessional Holistic Health Project funded by Health Resources and Services Administration for $1.5 million. She is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing and in the American Academy of Health Behavior. She was also inducted into the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society in 2011.