Carroll University's Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing Laurie Kunkel-Jordan, was awarded the 2014-2015 Nurse Practitioner Pre-Doctoral Patient Safety Fellowship Award. The news came from Dr. Annette Severson, associate chief of nursing education and research at Zablocki VA Medical Center (VMAC). Kunkel-Jordan will work on an interdisciplinary team under the supervision of Kathlyn Fletcher MD, director of the grant funded Patient Safety Fellowship Program. She will work with the chief of internal medicine, anesthesiology and pharmacy, championing healthcare quality and patient safety. Ms. Kunkel-Jordan is the first PhD student in the Marquette College of Nursing to be awarded the fellowship.