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Midwifery Education Program

Commencement Awards

Current Awards: Class of 2014

 
Erika Brosnan:
Award for Academic & The Joan B. Ditchik Memorial Award

Maria Nin Diaz:
Awards for Academic & Clinical Excellence, The Suzanne Louis-Reddick Spirit of Midwifery Award

Ruthe Brander:
The Joni Zavitz Memorial Award for Perseverance, The Laurie Ourlicht Faculty Recognition Award, & The Nancy Moley Positivity Award
 
   
Andriana (AJ) Dillard:
The Laurie Ourlicht Faculty Recognition Award & The Gigi Robin Joyful Midwife Award
Cohava Kasaev-Chanimov:
Class of 2014 Outstanding Student Leadership Award



 

 

Clinical Preceptors

We thank the Clinical Preceptors for their dedication to Midwifery Education.




Outstanding Midwifery Students Recognized

Awards for Academic Excellence

  • Erika Brosnan
  • Maria Nin Diaz

Awards for Clinical Excellence

  • Maria Nin Diaz

Outstanding Student Leadership Award is given by the graduating students in recognition of consistent and exemplary leadership in promoting the highest goals of midwifery care.

  • Cohava Kasaev-Chanimov

The Laurie Ourlicht Faculty Recognition Award is given to a student who demonstrates extraordinary perseverance and professional dedication.

  • Ruthe Brander
  • Andriana (AJ) Dillard

The Joan Ditchik Memorial Award was established in 1990 in memory of a midwifery faculty. The award is given to a student who exemplifies clinical excellence; personal integrity; commitment to women's health needs; intellectual curiosity and growth; social awareness and cultural sensitivity; perseverance and enthusiasm; a sense of humor; professionalism; and a cooprative spirit.

  • Erika Brosnan

The Lily Hsia Midwifery Student Scholarship Award is given to a student who demonstrates academic excellence, leadership and commitment to community service.

The Joni Zavitz Memorial Award is given by peers to the graduating student who has shown the most determination and perseverance in the completion of the midwifery program.

  • Ruthe Brander

The Suzanne Louis Reddick Spirit of Midwifery Award is given to a student who embraces the care of women with special passion, warmth & kindness.

  • Maria Nin Diaz

The Gigi Robin Joyful Midwife Award is given to a student who is upbeat, warm and enthusiastic about midwifery..

  • Andriana (AJ) Dillard

The Nancy Moley Positivity Award is given to a student in recognition of an extraordinary positive approach to midwifery, to clinical experience, to learning, and to interpersonal relations.

  • Ruthe Brander