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Dorothy Garrigus Adams Award for Excellence in Fostering Professional Standards

 Rebecca Patton, MSN, RN, CNOR, FAAN
 Instructor and Atkinson Scholar in Perioperative Nursing
 Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University
 Ohio, USA
 Delta Xi Chapter #108

Ms. Patton is a health care leader with experience in clinical practice, teaching, administration, and professional leadership. As the American Nurses Association’s 34th president, she played an integral role in advocating for health care reform legislation. Ms. Patton focuses strongly on quality and safe patient outcomes, ethics, workplace issues for staff, and patient and staff satisfaction. She has shared her expertise and knowledge through writing and speaking and has spoken nationally and internationally about a variety of topics of importance to health care and nursing. Ms. Patton holds the inaugural and first in the nation Perioperative Nursing Chair, Atkinson Scholar in Perioperative Nursing  at Case Western Reserve University. She has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Kent State University and a Master of Science in Nursing degree from Case Western Reserve University. She has received numerous recognitions including Modern Healthcare “Top 100 Most Influential Persons in Healthcare.”
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