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Penn State nursing faculty members and an alumnus who is a rural health leader are recipients of the sixth annual Innovation Award from the Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing.

The winning article, “Improving Rural Geriatric Care Through Education: A Scalable, Collaborative Project,” appeared in the July 2016 issue of the Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing.

Authors include Ann Kolanowski, professor of nursing and psychiatry; Donna Fick, Elouise Ross Eberly Professor of Nursing and professor of medicine — both at Penn State; Harleah Buck, former assistant professor of nursing at Penn State; and Larry Baronner, alumnus of Penn State and rural health systems manager and deputy director of the Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health, which is housed in the College of Health and Human Development at Penn State.

Sponsored by SLACK Incorporated, the award recognizes excellence in writing and evidence of the expansion and/or dissemination of knowledge in the field of nursing professional development related to creativity and innovation, innovative educational strategies, evaluation methodologies, documentation of changes in practice, or contributions to the development of new knowledge.