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Penn State nursing faculty members and an alumnus, who is a rural health leader, are recipients of The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing’s sixth annual Innovation Award.

The winning article, “Improving Rural Geriatric Care Through Education: A Scalable, Collaborative Project,” appeared in the July 2016 issue of The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing.

Authors include Ann Kolanowski, professor of nursing and psychiatry; Donna Fick, Elouise Ross Eberly Professor of Nursing and professor of medicine — both at Penn State; Harleah Buck, former assistant professor of nursing at Penn State; and Larry Baronner, alumnus of Penn State and rural health systems manager and deputy director of the Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health, which is housed in the College of Health and Human Development at Penn State.