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University of Maryland School of Nursing Places Two Among Maryland's Top 100 Women

April 27, 2001

Baltimore, Md. – Barbara R. Heller, EdD, RN, FAAN, Dean of the University of Maryland School of Nursing and Vice Chair of the Statewide Commission on the Crisis in Nursing, and Patricia G. Morton, PhD, RN, CRNP, FAAN, Professor of Adult Health Nursing and Senior Specialist for Master's Education, are among the top 100 women in the state, according to the Maryland Daily Record, a legal and business newspaper based in Baltimore. Dean Heller was also inducted into The Circle of Excellence for Sustained Achievement - The Top 100 Women's Hall of Fame for being named three times to this distinguished list.

Both women were honored for their career successes and leadership, contributions to their communities, and mentoring of other women. The awards were recently presented at a reception in Baltimore.