Sheila Packard Scholarship Overview:
Dr. Packard, a stimulating and popular teacher, was an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing at UConn, a nurse practitioner, and was an active member of numerous professional societies including the Connecticut Nurses' Association, Mu Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International and Phi Kappa Phi. She was honored by her professional colleagues for excellence in nursing research and teaching. Dr. Packard was known throughout the nursing community for her scholarship in nursing theory and philosophy of science as well as her sparkling intellect and quick and ready wit. Dr. Packard invested much time in the development of the doctoral program at UConn and in teaching and mentoring the school of nursing's first class of doctoral students.
Eligibility: A student, faculty member or alumnus(a) of the Schools of Nursing of Boston College, University of Connecticut or Yale University conducting research about nursing as a healing art. The award is in the form of a research grant.
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