Eleven UIC Nursing students and alumni chosen for 2019 “40 under 40” awards

40 under 40 logo

Eleven UIC College of Nursing alumni, faculty members and students were chosen for the Illinois Nurses Foundation’s 5th annual, “40 under 40 Emerging Nurse Leaders Award.”

The awards highlight and celebrate young nurse leaders who are shaping healthcare and the nursing profession today and poised to shape the future of the profession. A celebration to honor the awardees will be held on Sept. 12 at the Doubletree by Hilton Lisle/Naperville.

Complete list of UIC Nursing-affiliated honorees in 2019:

  • Monika Barthelmes, BSN ‘16
  • Katherine Breen, current PhD student
  • Elena Caro, DNP ‘18
  • Kimberly Duback, MS ‘14
  • Alison Hernandez, PhD ‘18
  • Maureen (Molly) Hofmann, current DNP student (and employee at the UIC Division of Specialized Care for Children)
  • Michael Huyck, current DNP student
  • Michelle Martinez, current MS student
  • Melissa Sautter, MS ’11, current DNP student
  • Kimberly Wittmayer, MS ‘10
  • Ebonie Wright, current DNP student