Fellowship Biography Submission Examples

Fellowship Biography Submission Examples

General guidelines

  • Total word count for introductory paragraph and bio cannot exceed 165 words
  • Introductory paragraph should be kept to under 30 words
  • Credentials are limited to a maximum of four

Example 1

Introductory paragraph
(26 words, not including name)

[Name] retired in August 2019 after 31 years with Montana State University College of Nursing, where she was professor and interim campus director of the Missoula Campus.

Brief bio
(124 words, not including names)

[Name] is known for her contributions to the advancement of rural nursing science and the skills and strategies necessary to conduct meaningful rural research. [Name’s] [name of book/resource] is recognized as the first-line resource for understanding rural nursing. Her research has extended understanding of the chronic illness experience of rural dwellers and the health outcomes of persons exposed to a catastrophic environmental event.

[Name] provided leadership at the regional and national levels for the Western Institute of Nursing, the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science, and professional journals including the Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, Rural and Remote Health, and Critical Care Nurse.

[Name] received baccalaureate and master of science degrees from California State University at Long Beach and a doctor of philosophy degree from Rush University in Chicago, Illinois.

Example 2

Introductory paragraph
(23 words, not including name)

[Name's] contributions to science and clinical practice have extended palliative care to a new population — families with a diagnosis of a life-limiting fetal condition.

Brief bio
(134 words, not including names)

With a career in maternity settings as a clinician and educator, [Name] recognized the traumatic nature of these diagnoses. She has dedicated her career to development of this model of care, including quality measures specific to perinatal palliative care.

[Name] has been the principal investigator in several interdisciplinary studies. She has examined the perinatal loss experience from the parents' perspectives and has worked to identify barriers to implementation of perinatal palliative care. She was an investigator on the first national survey of perinatal palliative care programs. [Name] has examined quality metrics and developed and tested two instruments. Countless families have benefited from evidence-based care at a time of great vulnerability and distress.

[Name] completed a BSN from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, an MSN from the University of Phoenix, and a PhD from the University of Texas at Tyler.

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