Dr. Denise Lucas Recipient of Jenco Award

Dr. Denise Lucas has received the Jenco Award, which recognizes visionary leaders and volunteers who by direct, person-to-person action have worked to increase the dignity and sense of worth of individuals in Appalachian Ohio through creative problem-solving.

Lucas, the chair of the Duquesne University School of Nursing's Advanced Practice Programs, has been volunteering at the Center since 2013. She provides care for underserved patients, conduct research on diabetes and high blood pressure, welcome nurse practitioner students, and assert the value of nurse practitioner care.

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Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic universities for its award-winning faculty and horizon-expanding education. A campus of nearly 8,500 graduate and undergraduate students, Duquesne prepares students by having them work alongside faculty to discover and reach their goals. The University’s academic programs, community service, and commitment to equity and opportunity in the Pittsburgh region have earned national acclaim.

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