BOSTON – Cambridge resident Addie F. Schwarz was awarded the Harriet Towle Excellence in Clinical Nursing Practice Award at MGH Institute of Health Professions 2013 Commencement ceremonies on May 9, 2013.
Schwarz, who graduated from the Boston health sciences graduate school’s three-year Master of Science in Nursing program, was chosen for her outstanding contributions in the field of nursing, demonstrating a profound sense of confidence, and visionary leadership.
Established in 1989 by the faculty in the School of Nursing, the Harriet Towle Excellence in Clinical Nursing Practice Award is given annually to a student who demonstrates respect and empathy for others, enthusiasm, intellectual curiosity, and who is perceived as articulate, conscientious, and patient.
A native of Portsmouth, NH, Schwarz works at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
A total of 492 students in nursing, physical therapy, communication sciences and disorders, and health professions education graduated during the MGH Institute’s ceremonies at Boston’s Hynes Convention Center. Founded in 1977, the school has more than 1,200 students and 5,000 alumni.