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PARTNERS salute UTHealth School of Nursing with inspiring luncheon

PARTNERS salute UTHealth School of Nursing with inspiring luncheon

Partners Luncheon 4/16, Sara Howell, Suzie Conway, Phil Conway
Sara Howell, Suzie Conway, Phil Conway. Photo by Priscilla Dickson
Partners Luncheon 4/16, Brene Brown
Brene Brown. Photo by Priscilla Dickson
Partners Luncheon 4/16, Soraya McClelland, Susan Cooley
Soraya McClelland, Susan Cooley. Photo by Priscilla Dickson
Partners Luncheon 4/16, Dr. Giuseppe Colasurdo
Dr. Giuseppe Colasurdo. Photo by Priscilla Dickson
Partners Luncheon 4/16, Maria Pappas, Phil Ferguson, Kathy O'Neil and Kate Lucrezi.
Maria Pappas, Phil Ferguson, Kathy O'Neil, Kate Lucrezi. Photo by Priscilla Dickson
Partners Luncheon 4/16, Cathy Borlenghi, Carolyn Moody Drake
Cathy Borlenghi, Carolyn Moody Drake. Photo by Priscilla Dickson
Partners Luncheon 4/16, undefinedKathy McGovern, Julia Mitchell and Sheila Lewis
Kathy McGovern, Julia Mitchell, Sheila Lewis. Photo by Priscilla Dickson
Partners Luncheon 4/16, Sara Howell, Suzie Conway, Phil Conway
Partners Luncheon 4/16, Brene Brown
Partners Luncheon 4/16, Soraya McClelland, Susan Cooley
Partners Luncheon 4/16, Dr. Giuseppe Colasurdo
Partners Luncheon 4/16, Maria Pappas, Phil Ferguson, Kathy O'Neil and Kate Lucrezi.
Partners Luncheon 4/16, Cathy Borlenghi, Carolyn Moody Drake
Partners Luncheon 4/16, undefinedKathy McGovern, Julia Mitchell and Sheila Lewis

What: PARTNERS luncheon benefiting UTHealth School of Nursing.

Where: River Oaks Country Club.

The scoop: Keynote speaker Brené Brown, research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, spoke on the vulnerability that nurses face daily in their jobs.

Participating in the program were radio host Kevin Kline as emcee, UTHealth president Dr. Giuseppe Colasurdo, School of Nursing dean Lorraine Q. Frazier, and PARTNERS chair Roberta Kripp Prazak.

Chaired by Bette Thomas and Susan Cooley and honoring Suzie and Phil Conway, the luncheon raised $250,000 for nursing scholarships and faculty research.

Who: Peggy Barnett, Soraya McClelland, Paula Mischer, Flo MaGee, Maria Pappas, Kathy O'Neil and Phil Ferguson, Cathy Borlenghi, and Nancy Guinee.

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