Ed.D. Candidate Selected as National Nursing Advocacy Fellow

September 27, 2017

Shannon McCarthy-Leone M.S., RN, a candidate in the Ed.D. in Executive Leadership Program, was selected as one of 24 nurses in the nation to participate in the American Nurses Advocacy Institute (ANAI) for the upcoming fall cohort.

As an ANAI Fellow, McCarthy-Leone will represent the New York Chapter of the American Nurses Association (ANA) in the year-long mentorship program. According to ANA, the program seeks to “[develop] nurses into political leaders while expanding the grassroots capacity for the nursing profession and health care.”