St. Louis Magazine Honors SLU Nursing Faculty
Reserved for members of the media.
ST. LOUIS — The tradition of educational excellence continues at Saint Louis University. St. Louis Magazine has named five nurses and a graduate student from the Trudy Busch Valentine School of Nursing as honorees for the 2023 Excellence in Nursing Awards. St. Louis Magazine will recognize the winners online and in the May issue.
Nursing faculty at SLU are nationally recognized for their teaching expertise, nursing leadership, scholarly research and student mentorship. Faculty members from SLU's School of Nursing have won numerous prestigious awards, honors and fellowships, including regular honors from the March of Dimes and Excellence in Nursing Awards.
This year, two nursing faculty are honorees in the educator category. A SLU nurse has won the coveted award 10 times in the past 12 years. In 2018, all of the honorees for the Excellence in Nursing Educator of the Year award were SLU faculty.
The 2023 Excellence in Nursing honorees are:
Bobbi Shatto, Ph.D., associate professor of nursing and coordinator for the MSN-CNL program, is nominated in the Educator category. In 2022, Shatto spearheaded an effort to secure a $298,137 grant to combat the nursing faculty shortage. SLU was one of 11 Missouri colleges and universities awarded nearly $3 million in grant funds to help enhance nursing education programs and develop solutions to alleviate staffing shortages nationwide.
Read more about past recipients from 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, and 2016.
View Full List of Nominees
About Trudy Busch Valentine School of Nursing
Founded in 1928, the Trudy Busch Valentine School of Nursing at Saint Louis University has achieved a national reputation for its innovative and pioneering programs. Offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral nursing programs, its faculty members are nationally recognized for their teaching, research and clinical expertise.