John Norton Moore, Walter L. Brown Professor
of Law and a 36-year veteran of the Law faculty, has been elected
honorary editor of the American Journal of International Law,
the publication of the American Society of International Law.
Charles A. (Sack) Johannesmeyer, construction services
manager, has been promoted to director of Facilities Planning
and Construction, a division of Facilities Management. Johannesmeyer,
who has 34 years experience in facilities management, replaces
Kenneth G. Smith, who retired. Johhanesmeyer is a registered professional
engineer with degrees from Penn State University and the University
of South Carolina.
Art directors Diana S. Boven and Gail Hanchak were
recently honored by the Richmond chapter of the American Institute
of Graphic Arts for their work at the U.Va. Health System. Boven
was noted for her Heart Matters invitation for the
Heart Center. Boven was honored for her work on the Cancer Centers
School of Nursing professor Barbara Parker and associate
professors Catherine Kane, Pamela Kulbok and Deb Conway
were all named media experts in various specialties
by Sigma Theta Tau International and will be included in the next
edition of a directory sent to journalists. Kane is considered
expert on psychiatric nursing and mental health, Kulbok on community
health, Parker on violence against women and Conway on ambulatory
pediatrics and product development.
Associate nursing professor Ann B. Hamric recently completed
international consultations in Britain and Canada regarding advanced
practice nursing. She is also a consultant on the advanced practice
nursing section of the new edition of the Encyclopedia and
Dictionary of Medicine: Nursing and Allied Health, to be published
by Harcourt Health Sciences.
Associate nursing professor Suzanne M. Burns received a
Presidential Citation for her contributions to the
Society of Critical Care Medicine at its annual meeting in San
Nursing instructor Beth T. White has become president of
the Piedmont chapter of the Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners,
which represents more than 90 practitioners.
Nursing instructor Audrey E. Snyder was made a peer debriefer
with the Thomas Jefferson Emergency Medical Services Council Critical
Incident Stress Management Team. Snyder is president-elect of
the Emergency Nurses Association.
Dr. David Slawson, professor of family medicine and director
of the Health Systems Center for Information Mastery, has
been awarded the 2002 Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Innovative
Program Award for being one of the creators of Patient-Oriented
Evidence that Matters, or POEMS. The award, sponsored by Patient
Care magazine, notes excellence in original educational programs
for family medicine physicians.
Matthew Holden Jr., the Henry L. and Grace M. Doherty Professor
of Government and Foreign Affairs, has been named to the newly
formed Electricity Advisory Board, which advises U.S. Secretary
of Energy Spencer Abraham. The board has been asked to provide
advice on how best to promote competitive wholesale electricity
markets and policies.