Underwood Named to American Academy of Nursing 2020 Class of Fellows

August 7, 2020
Press Release
Along with Underwood, fellows include over 200 nurse leaders from around the world

WEST CHICAGO—Today, Representative Lauren Underwood (IL-14) released the following statement on being named to the American Academy of Nursing’s 2020 Class of Fellows. The fellows selected include 230 nurse leaders from 39 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. territory of Guam, as well as 13 countries.  

“Nurses are at the forefront of promoting health and leading our nation in innovation, science, and policy. I am honored to be selected to the 2020 Class of Fellows, and I look forward to working with this distinguished group of nurse leaders to continue to advance the profession of nursing,” said Underwood.  

Underwood will be inducted into the Academy this fall. The Academy’s full announcement can be found here 

The American Academy of Nursing (Academy) is comprised of more than 2,700 nursing leaders who are experts in policy, research, administration, practice, and academia that champion health and wellness, locally and globally. The Academy serves the public and the nursing profession by advancing health policy, practice, and science through organizational excellence and effective nursing leadership.