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Nursing professor receives award from National Association of School Nurses

July 7, 2008

Dr. Martha Engelke, associate dean for research and scholarship in the College of Nursing, and Martha Guttu, eastern region nurse consultant with the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, have received a national award for their research project, "Case Management for Children with Chronic Illnesses." The National Association of School Nurses presented the annual research award on June 29 at the association's 40th annual conference in Albuquerque, N.M. In the award letter, Engelke is commended for "the positive impact your work will have on school nursing services, and consequently, on the health and well being of children.?" The project was supported by a grant from the Kate B. Reynolds Health Care Trust.