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The Nurses Educational Funds, Inc. (NEF), the largest, single, private, nonprofit, professionally endorsed source of funds for advanced nursing study, announces the establishment of a new scholarship to support graduate studies in maternal-infant and pediatric nursing in honor of Rita Reis Wieczorek, EdD, RN, PNP, FAAN, who is also recognized as their 2021 Honoree.

The Rita Reis Wieczorek Scholarship Fund for Maternal-Infant and Pediatric Nursing is the very first NEF Scholarship to specifically focus on maternal-infant and pediatric nursing.  For over four decades, Dr. Wieczorek has devoted her career to providing the best maternal-infant and pediatric care to her patients, as well as, teaching the highest standards of care to master’s and doctoral nursing students, motivating them to excel in their care for the well-being of mothers, infants, and children.

You can read the full press release here and watch the video interview with Dr. Wieczorek here!!!