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ALUMNAE, YOUNG AND
MOSS HONORED BY UTHSC
††††††††††† Memphis, Tennessee (April 20, 2006) -- Two University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) graduates will be honored at the College of Nursing Alumni Awards Banquet on Friday, April 21 at the Memphis Hilton.† Jan Young, DNSc (1985), will receive the Outstanding Alumna Award, and Nancy Smith Moss, MSN, (BSN, 1964) will be named Most Supportive Alumna.
Young has had a career of progressive responsibility beginning at St. Joseph
Hospital (Memphis), where she was part of the first CARF accredited unit in the
Mid- South. After completing her masterís degree, she joined the
subsequently worked as a management consultant and maintained a private
part-time clinical practice. During these years, she intermittently served as adjunct
faculty for both the UT Health Science Center and the
In 1995, Dr. Young became the programs officer for the Assisi Foundation of Memphis, a health conversion foundation, and in 2005, was appointed executive director, the role in which she currently serves.
military service began with the U.S. Army Nursing Corps Reserves. She later
transferred to the Air National Guard as a primary care nurse practitioner and
in 1990 received the national honor of Outstanding Air National Guard Nurse.
That year, she also led the team that received the Air National Guardís first
Outstanding Health Promotion Program Award. While serving as chief nurse at the
164th Air Wing, she completed
Dr. Young received her nursing diploma with honors of
Outstanding Graduate from the St. Joseph Hospital School of Nursing in
Most Supportive Alumni
†††††††††† For the past five years, Nancy Smith Moss has served as a member of the UTHSC College of Nursing Alumni Board. During that same period she has also been a board member for Better Decisions, a program that teaches decision-making and life-planning skills to inmates at the Tennessee Prison for Women
Her career began as an assistant professor for the Medical
College of Georgia,
††††††††† Ms. Moss received her bachelor of
science in nursing from the UTHSC College of Nursing in 1964. She went on to
receive her master of science in education from
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