University of Portland School of Nursing dean Joane Moceri was named as the 2017 Outstanding Alumna of the University of Washington Tacoma’s Nursing & Healthcare Leadership Program in June. Moceri is a former UW Tacoma faculty member and received her master of nursing degree from the school.
Moceri received her award at University of Washington Tacoma’s Master of Nursing hooding ceremony. In presenting the award, director of Nursing & Healthcare Leadership Sharon Gavin Fought cited Moceri’s “leadership, wisdom, and tremendous capacity to work with and on behalf of others.”
Moceri was the founding director of the Pierce College nursing program and was praised for her work to increase enrollment of under-represented populations during her tenure. Also listed among her achievements were her support of MultiCare Health System’s nurse camp, and her work as project coordinator for the Puyallup summer lunch program. Moceri also served on one of the boards of Group Health.
Moceri was appointed dean of the University of Portland’s School of Nursing by University president Rev. Mark L. Poorman, C.S.C., in July 2015. She joined UP as an associate professor in 2012, and began service as the associate dean for the undergraduate nursing program in May of 2013. Along with nursing, Moceri has experience in business management and taught undergraduate courses on nursing theory, communication, and nursing leadership; as well as graduate courses on resource management, communication, and population health.
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