Dr Aziato Awarded Sigma Theta Tau Emerging Nurse Researcher

Dr Lydia Aziato

Dr Lydia Aziato, Senior Lecturer at the School of Nursing, will be awarded the prestigious Sigma Theta Tau International Society of Nursing’s Emerging Nurse Researcher Award in recognition of her lifetime achievements, contributions to nursing, and her mentorship of future nurse researchers.

Dr Aziato, who is the Head of the Department of Adult Health at the School of Nursing, University of Ghana, is an active member of Sigma Theta Tau (STTI).  She will receive the award during STII’s 28th International Nursing Research Congress in Dublin, Ireland on Friday, 28th July 2017.

The purpose of the award is to give recognition to nurse researchers from each of the global regions who have contributed through their research to the profession, and whose work is influencing the practice, education, administration, research, and the utilisation of evidence in the field of nursing. 

In a congratulatory note to Dr. Aziato, the Provost of the College of Health Sciences, Rev. Prof. Patrick Ayeh-Kumi, congratulated her “for this exceptional and unique achievement”.  His message was reiterated by the Vice-Chancellor who also urged Dr. Aziato to work harder to achieve greater laurels and lift high the name of University of Ghana.

We wish Dr. Aziato the best in her future endeavours and applaud her for her contributions to the nursing field.


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