NEWS RELEASE

February 8, 2006

Contact: Lauren Cruse, 272-3690/272-3322

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ALBUQUERQUE , N.M. Dr. Susan Fox, Sr. Associate Dean for Community Partnerships and Practice at the University of New Mexico College of Nursing (UNM CoN) was recently elected President-Elect for the New Mexico Organization of Nurse Executives (NMONE).

Dr. Fox was elected because of her extensive nursing leadership background, her advocacy for nurses and excellent nursing care for good patient outcomes, and her work as a nurse educator.

As the voice ofnursing leadership, NMONE shapes healthcare policy, promotes nursing excellence and fosters collaboration throughadvocacy, professional development and networking.

NMONE is the affiliate chapter in New Mexico of the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) and works closely with The Center for Nursing Excellence and the New Mexico Hospital and Health Systems Association.