Amy Nacht, MSN, CNM and Jessica Anderson, MSN, CNM, WHNPAmy Nacht, MSN, CNM, director of the College of Nursing (CON), Nurse-Midwives faculty practice, and Jessica Anderson, MSN, CNM, WHNP, director of the CON Center for Midwifery faculty practice, both have been accepted as fellows in the Honor Society Sigma Theta Tau International Maternal-Child Health (MCH) Nurse Leadership Academy. This is an 18-month program during which Nacht and Anderson will complete clinical projects proposed in their applications to the Academy, attend two workshops at STTI headquarters, and attend the STTI biennial convention in fall 2013 to present their projects.

Professor and Chair Nancy Lowe, Division of Women, Children & Family Health said, “I am honored to be serving as mentor for both Nacht and Anderson in this program. Please join me in congratulating Amy and Jessica for this wonderful accomplishment.”

The purpose of the MCH Nurse Leadership Academy is to develop the leadership skills of maternal-child health nurses and nurse midwives in positions of influence in a variety of health care settings.