Lucie S. Kelly Mentor Award Recipient

Judith Bruce, PhD, RN
University of Witwatersrand, Department of Nursing
South Africa
Tau Lambda at-Large Chapter #441

Judith Bruce is Professor and Head of the School of Therapeutic Sciences at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa and a Fellow of the Academy of Nursing in South Africa. She has more than 30 years’ experience in the education of nurses and nurse educators. Her area of expertise is in teaching and learning approaches, specifically problem-based learning and curricular issues in nurse education.  She has a keen interest in developing and promoting scholarship in nursing locally, and on the African continent through the work of the Tau Lambda-at-Large Chapter. As former president of the Chapter she continues to provide leadership, mentorship and support in education/capacity development projects in Africa.  
Martha Hill, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dean Emerita & Professor
Johns Hopkins University
Maryland, USA
Nu Beta Chapter #312

Martha N. Hill, RN, PhD, is Dean Emerita and Professor of Nursing, Medicine, and Public Health at the Johns Hopkins University.   She is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing and a member of the National Academy of Medicine (formerly the IOM) and serves on its Health Sciences Policy Board. Currently, she chairs Sigma Theta Tau International’s Global Alliance Panel for the Future of Nursing (GAPFON).   Internationally known for her research in preventing and treating hypertension and its complications, her expertise is integrating patient, provider, and system level interventions to improve care and outcomes for vulnerable and underserved populations. Dr. Hill has published extensively on hypertension care and control, nurse led clinics, community outreach, multi-level compliance interventions, team approaches to care, and community-based participatory research in underserved populations.  She has played a major role in mentoring nurses, students and physicians as clinicians and researchers – particularly in developing countries.  

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