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Health Science Faculty Member is a Finalist at the 2017 Athena Pinnacle Awards!


Health Sciences Clinical Assistant Professor Linda Travis Macomber was honored on May 4th by Athena, a San Diego-based business organization championing women executives and rising managers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).  Athena's Pinnacle Awards are held each year in the spring to recognize extraordinary individuals and organizations who have shown dedication to in promoting Athena's mission of fostering the personal and professional growth of women through mentoring, education, recognition, and leadership training. Professor Macomber was recognized in the category of Education.  Under Linda's leadership, her Master of Science in Health Informatics program was recently recognized as one of the top 25 online Health Informatics programs in the country according to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).  She was honored with other finalists in a gala fund raising event at the La Jolla Hyatt on May 5th.  Several NU Faculty attended the gala to honor Professor Macomber, including the Dean of the SHHS and the Chair of Health Sciences.  NU featured her accomplishment here, and you can click on the photos below for a larger image of the Athena celebration:

Dean Gloria McNeal, Chair Michael Myers, Professor Linda Macomber, and Dr. Ritika Bhawal make the red carpet at the awards.

Dr. Ritika Bhawal, Dr. Michael Myers, and Professor Linda Macomber, go classic Hollywood.


Habin Girma gave the keynote address.

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