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Rosa: American Academy of Nursing Fellow, New Book, APHA Service Award

Congratulations to doctoral student Billy Rosa, MS, AGPCNP-BC, ACHPN, FCCM, FAAN, who has many accomplishments to celebrate this month!

He was recently inducted as a fellow into the American Academy of Nursing. He joins the Academy’s 2,400 fellows, a prestigious group comprised of nursing leaders in education, management, practice and research. Fellows represent association executives; university presidents, chancellors and deans; elected officials; state and federal political appointees; hospital chief executives and vice presidents for nursing; nurse consultants; and researchers and entrepreneurs. 

He has a new book by Springer Publishing Company, A Handbook for Caring Science: Expanding the Paradigmreleased in October. This is his third book - his first, Nurses as Leaders: Evolutionary Visions of Leadership, was released in 2016 and his second, A New Era in Global Health: Nursing and the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, was published in 2017.

November 13, he was honored with the national Lillian Wald Service Award from the Nursing Section of the American Public Health Association. The Lillian Wald Service Award honors agencies, individuals, organizations, or media, for depicting exemplary public health nursing especially through legislative, professional, or public advocacy. The nomination was based on his work in promoting global public health agendas and creating collaborative initiatives for myriad organizations to partner toward the advancement of nursing education internationally. The award was presented at the APHA 2018 Annual Meeting & Expo in San Diego, CA.