Samuel Merritt College, Oakland, Calif.
Cecily Cosby, PhD, FNP-C, PA-C, former director of the family
nurse practitioner program, was named the Paul C. Samson Clinical
Faculty Chair in Nursing for 2007-2010 for excellence in teaching
and community service. Cosby, who served as Faculty Organization
president from 2004-2006, has been nominated for the
Stroman-Dillashaw Award for her contributions to the college.
The well-known and respected researcher in forensic nursing and
HIV also received the Sigma Theta Tau Research Award for the
Nu Xi Chapter at Large in 2003.