Northwest NEWS

August 5, 2002


Sikma selected as post-doctoral scholar

The John A. Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, part of the New York University Division of Nursing, has named Suzanne Sikma, MSN, PhD, an assistant professor in the Nursing Program in the Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems at the University of Washington at Bothell, to be a Scholar in its 2002 Geriatric Research Scholars and Fellows Program. Dr. Sikma was selected for having conducted significant research in gerontologic nursing and for her strong leadership potential.
   She is one of 11 nurses who were selected for this program, now in its fifth year, which fosters new gerontological nursing researchers with the goal of improving the quality of health care for older adults.