Zeta Omega At-Large Chapter is proud that one of our members Dr. Renu Abraham Varughese, tenured faculty at Mercy College Nursing Program was awarded an academic and professional excellence Fulbright scholarship, which will take place in South and Central Asia from 2015 to 2016. Dr. Varughese’s Fulbright project will examine the feasibility of designing and developing a culturally relevant assessment tool to improve health outcomes of nursing home residents in India.
The Fulbright award is a prestigious international educational exchange program sponsored by the US government. Through binational partnerships with foreign governments, the Fulbright Scholarship Program sponsors U.S. and foreign participants for exchanges in all areas of endeavor, including the sciences, business, academe, public service, government, and the arts and continues to increase mutual understanding between the US and other countries. http://www.cies.org/