Renowned School of Nursing alumna Dr. Bernadette M. Melnyk will be honored at the WVU Academy of Distinguished Alumni Ceremony on Friday, February 21 at the Erickson Alumni Center.

Dr. Melnyk, PhD, RN, CPNP/PMHNP, FNAP, FAAN, will be one of four exceptional WVU graduates to receive the prestigious honor this year.

She currently serves as Dean of the College of Nursing and Associate Vice President for Health Promotion and Chief Wellness Officer at The Ohio State University. Dr. Melnyk is also a professor of pediatrics and psychiatry at Ohio State’s College of Medicine.