Lillie Shortridge-Baggett Receives New York State Nursing Association’s 1998 Distinguished Nurse Researcher Award

Dr. Lillie Shortridge-Baggett has received the highly coveted
1998 Foundation of the New York State Nursing Association’s Distinguished Nurse
Researcher Award. Shortridge-Baggett is a professor of nursing and executive director of
the Center for Nursing Research, Clinical Practice and International Affairs at Pace
University’s Lienhard School of Nursing. The Foundation Award recognizes Shortridge-
Baggett’s excellent work and leadership in the field of nursing research.

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. – Dr. Lillie Shortridge-Baggett has received the highly coveted
1998 Foundation of the New York State Nursing Association’s Distinguished Nurse
Researcher Award. Shortridge-Baggett is a professor of nursing and executive director of
the Center for Nursing Research, Clinical Practice and International Affairs at Pace
University’s Lienhard School of Nursing. The Foundation Award recognizes Shortridge-
Baggett’s excellent work and leadership in the field of nursing research. Shortridge-
Baggett has mentored hundreds of faculty and students about how to conduct ethical and
comprehensive nursing research. In addition, she helped to develop the doctoral program
at the University of Utrecht, The Netherlands – where she currently holds a joint faculty
appointment.

Shortridge-Baggett’s research experience is vast and includes the examination of
innovative educational and practice models to ensure greater autonomy for nursing in
health care delivery and to improve quality of care. Based on her research, Shortridge-
Baggett created a model family primary care program in California and in New York and
established nurse-managed primary care clinics for underserved populations. Shortridge-
Baggett also has conducted research on the self-management of diabetes mellitus in the
United States and The Netherlands.

Shortridge-Baggett has presented her work at national and international nursing
conferences and has published numerous articles in scholarly journals. She was a
member of the planning committee for the Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing
Research Congress, July 1998, president of the North American Consortium for Nursing
and Allied Health and is a member of the Global Institute for Nursing and Health.
Shortridge-Baggett states, “I am honored to be selected by the Foundation for this award
in recognition of my contributions to nursing research nationally and internationally.”

Pace is a comprehensive, independent University with campuses in New York
City and Westchester County. Nearly 14,000 students are enrolled in undergraduate,
graduate and professional degree programs in the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences,
Lubin School of Business, School of Computer Science and Information Systems, School
of Education, School of Law, Lienhard School of Nursing and the World Trade Institute.

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