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Professor of Nursing to Receive Award from St. Luke’s Hospital

Bethlehem, Pa., April 10, 2006—Pamela Z. Adamshick, assistant professor in the Moravian College nursing department, has been chosen to receive the St. Luke’s Hospital 2006 Excellence in Nursing Award. She will be honored during a luncheon ceremony on Tuesday, May 9, in commemoration of National Nurses Week

Annually, St. Luke’s Hospital and Health Network presents awards in eight different categories for outstanding performance. Adamschick will receive the St. Luke’s School of Nursing Award for her leadership, educational, and professional achievement in the nursing program, which is a joint effort between the hospital and Moravian College. Honors also will be awarded throughout the hospital’s campuses and the Visiting Nurse Association.

Adamschick earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Detroit Mercy, and a Master of Science degree from the University of Illinois Medical Center. Presently she is pursuing a doctoral degree at The Pennsylvania State University. The area of her special interest is mental health nursing in acute and community settings. Adamschick won the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association 2000 Practice Award in recognition of her work to develop community initiatives for adolescents.

Moravian College is a private, coeducational, selective liberal arts college located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Tracing its founding to 1742, it is recognized as America's sixth-oldest college. Visit the website at www.moravian.edu.