Samantha Vogt

DNP student receives Geriatrics and Gerontology Education and Research Program Award

Samantha Vogt, BSN, RN, Doctor of Nursing Practice student in the Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner specialty, was named the recipient of a Geriatrics and Gerontology Education and Research (GGEAR) Program award by the University of Maryland, Baltimore in recognition of her contributions to the field of geriatric nursing. 

The GGEAR award is given to graduating professional students based upon the student's demonstrated commitment to the field of geriatric/gerontological studies as evidenced by contributions in one or more of five areas of accomplishments: innovations in direct practice with older persons; scholarly work that has implications for improving clinical practice with older persons; leadership in developing or sustaining geriatrics/gerontological educational programs for students, other practitioners, and/or consumers; positive impact on health care, social, or legal policies and/or legislation relating to older persons; interprofessional experience in a geriatrics setting.

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