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Uhing named a 2018 40 Under 40 Emerging Nurse Leader Honoree

Monday, November 5, 2018

Uhing named a 2018 40 Under 40 Emerging Nurse Leader Honoree

OMAHA, NE – Gina Uhing, R.N., Health Director at Elkhorn Logan Valley Public Health Department was recognized for her unique contributions to leadership within the nursing profession through: clinical practice, education and teaching, administrative leadership, research, writing/publishing, policy involvement/self-governance, mentoring, and/or healthcare innovation.

The Nebraska Action Coalition (NAC) - Future of Nursing’s 4th biennial award for emerging nurse leaders provides needed recognition of young nurses across the state. These nurse leaders, all under the age of forty, are the future of nursing, health, and healthcare in Nebraska.

This leadership award aligns with the nationwide Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action initiative to transform healthcare and build a healthier America. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and AARP, champions of this initiative along with 51 State Action Coalitions, recognize that the increasing complexity of healthcare requires the unique perspective of the nation’s largest (3.6 million) and most trusted health care profession (Gallup 2017). Healthcare organizations, communities, businesses, schools, and political organizations achieve more when nurses have a voice in the decision-making process.

An awards celebration to honor these forty nurse leaders was held November 2, 2018 at the Graduate Hotel in Lincoln.


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Elkhorn Logan Valley
Public Health Department
2104 21st Circle / PO Box 779, Wisner, NE 68791
Phone: 402.529.2233  - or -  877.379.4400
Fax: 402.529.2211
After Hours: 402.841.8110
Email: info@elvphd.org