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Allan elected to Governing Council of American Academy of Nursing (12-3-99)

Janet Allan, Ph.D., RN, CS, FAAN, dean of the School of Nursing at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, has been elected to serve on the Governing Council of the American Academy of Nursing. The academy, based in Washington, D.C., was founded in 1973 to provide visionary leadership for the nursing profession. Its mission is to influence policy at all levels and shape health care practices for the benefit of the public.

"As a newly elected member of the Governing Council of the academy, I hope to bring my knowledge of critical clinical, educational and policy issues related to nurse practitioners and other advanced practice nurses to the academy," Dr. Allan said.

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