Dr. Sandy Murabito, undergraduate program director and assistant professor of nursing, was recently given the Tennessee Nurses Association (TNA) Award for Nursing Excellence at their annual meeting in Murfreesboro. The award recognizes a member of TNA who demonstrates outstanding performance in nursing practice, nursing education, advance practice nursing, nursing research or nursing administration by promoting and maintaining excellence in professional practice, a commitment to the nursing profession and TNA, contributing to professional development of other nurses, leadership which improves the quality of nursing care and professional and community service.
Associate Director of Nursing Dr. Martha Buckner said, “Dr. Murabito promotes excellence as a nursing faculty leader and holds herself and others to the highest standards. She has given exemplary service to the profession as past president of the TNA and has long served as advisor to our Student Nurses Association. She is respected by faculty, staff and students as a leader who is able to move people with varying perspectives and opinions toward a common goal. We are honored to work alongside her.”
Dean of the College of Health Sciences and Nursing Dr. Cathy Taylor said, “Dr. Murabito leads by example every day. She is an expert nurse and educator, an innovator and a skilled consensus builder. This award is well-deserved recognition for her many accomplishments.”