Porta receives 1st place AJN Book of the Year Award

January 8, 2024


Population-Based Public Health Clinical Manual: The Henry Street Model for Nurses, 4th edition, co-edited by Professor Carolyn Porta, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Patricia Schoon, DNP, RN, PHN, received a first place 2023 American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award in the Public and Population Health category. 

Associate Professor Melissa Horning, PhD, RN, PHN, and Clinical Associate Professor Nasra Giama, DNP, RN, PHN, are contributing authors.

The book, published by Sigma, explores 13 competencies for population-based, entry-level public health nursing, providing readers with an understanding of the skills and knowledge needed for public health nursing practice. The most recent edition includes updates with relevant COVID pandemic examples.

Reviewers said the book addresses the complexity of public health in a manner that is challenging but not overwhelming.

The American Journal of Nursing describes the books receiving Book of the Year Awards as “the most valuable texts of 2023.”

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School of Nursing