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Advanced Practice Award for Diabetes Expert

The Pediatric Endocrinology Nursing Society (PENS) recently awarded Terri H. Lipman, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, its Excellence in Advanced Practice Award during its annual conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Lipman is the Miriam Stirl Endowed Term Professor of Nutrition, a Professor of Nursing of Children in the Department of Family & Community Health, Assistant Dean for Community Engagement, and a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in the Division of Diabetes & Endocrinology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

The award recognizes a PENS member with a graduate degree in nursing with evidence of clinical skills in pediatric endocrinology nursing and demonstrates leadership in activities such as innovative clinical care, education, research, publication, presentations, mentoring, and child advocacy. 

“As a long-time member of the PENS organization, I am truly honored to receive this award.   In its 30th year, PENS is renowned for its commitment to education and research, and empowering nurses worldwide to provide optimal care for children with endocrine disorders,” said Lipman. “I am very grateful for the recognition of my leadership in pediatric endocrinology nursing research, education and practice.”