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Announcing Penn Nursing 2021 Alumni Awards Winners

Five Penn Nursing alumni and one undergraduate student graduating in May 2021 have been selected to receive Penn Nursing Alumni Awards along on May 14, 20201 with the Dean’s Honorary Alumni Award recipients.

Chosen from a strong cohort of nominations, the Alumni Awards Committee and Penn Nursing Alumni are thrilled to announce this year’s Alumni Awards Winners:

The Outstanding Alumni Award

Margaret Chamberlain Wilmoth GR’93


Early Career Alumni Award for Excellence

Angela Wang Nu’12, GNu’17


Lillian Sholtis Brunner Award for Innovation

Sheldon D. Fields GR’00


The Alumni Award for Clinical Excellence

Judith J. Stellar Nu’79


The Alumni Spirit Award

Alycia Bischof Nu’90, GNu’95, GRN’21


The Alumni Spirit Award for Graduating Students

Jamie Chung Nu’21


The Honorary Alumni Award

Deborah Sands Gartenberg

Jeffrey Sands

Betsy Sands WG’86

(Administrators of the George H. and Estelle M. Sands Foundation)



Alumni Awards nominations are open to the public each fall-winter in an effort to identify and honor the impact and work of Penn Nursing alumni across the globe. Co-chaired by grads Ashley Darcy-Mahoney and G.J. Melendez Torres, the the 2020-2021 Alumni Awards Committee reviews these nominations and has the difficult task of choosing the cohort of winners from among the many stellar nominees.

Dean Villarruel will host friends, family, classmates and colleagues on Friday, May 14, 2021, 4-5:30pm ET to celebrate these 2021 Penn Nursing Alumni Award recipients in a virtual program. Registration is required.