2011 Honorary Membership Recipient
Renu Dhasmana, MS
Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, HIHT University
Himalayan Institute Hospital Trust
Swami Ram Nagar, Jolly Grant
Renu Dhasmana is director of Nursing Education and Nursing Service at the Himalayan Institute Hospital Trust. In addition, she is an associate professor of surgery/ophthalmology. During her tenure, she has shepherded several nursing programs that include: Diploma, Basic BSc, Post-Basic BSc and MSc (5 specialties). She is responsible for 61 faculty in the college and 406 nurses in the hospital. Her faculty includes two PhD, one PhD consultant, 18 MSc, and 43 BSc. During her tenure, she supervised a collaboration model joining the nursing college to the hospital, holding faculty responsible with staff nurses for quality patient care in hospital/community. Including her nursing responsibilities, she has several publications and been Director/Principal Investigator for three funded projects, focusing on: MCH(Reproductive Child Health) funded by the Bill/Melinda Gates Foundation and the Government of India; and Orbis International. Recently, Ms. Dhasmana established an Endowed Chair. A search committee is accepting applications from national and international nursing leaders.