Dean of Baylor's Nursing School Named One of 60 Outstanding Leaders in Health Field

Sept. 27, 2010

Dr. Judy Lott, dean of Baylor University's Louise Herrington School of Nursing, has been named one of 60 visionary leaders in nursing and health care by her alma mater, the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing.

Judy Lott

Lott, who also is a professor of nursing at Dallas-based Louise Herrington School of Nursing, will be among those honored in Birmingham on Oct. 22 at a 60th anniversary celebration of the Birmingham school. Nurse practitioners, health care administrators, university presidents, deans and professors from around the globe will gather for the event.

"Alumni from the UAB School of Nursing have been integral in distinguishing the school in state, national and international circles and in shaping the nursing profession," said Dr. Doreen Harper, dean of the UAB School of Nursing. "These awards were established to celebrate the school's renowned graduates and their mark on nursing."

Harper said that honorees are known for their distinctive service in the field of nursing or health care on the local, state, national or international level in practice, education or research; are recognized by colleagues and peers for outstanding achievement; and are recognized for their leadership, innovation or entrepreneurship.

"I am very honored to be included in this list because there are some very accomplished and impressive people there," Lott said. "I am proud to be an alumna of UAB. I received an excellent doctoral education there."

Contact: Terry Goodrich, Assistant Director of Media Communications, (254) 710-3321

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