Margaret (Peg) Cushman ‘76

90 Outstanding Yale Nurses Recipient

Class of 1976

Former CEO of VNA Healthcare, Margaret Cushman, PhD, RN, FHHC, FAAN, was influential in the expansion of home care services in Connecticut. She has served on numerous healthcare boards, including the Connecticut Association for Home Care, the National Association for Home Care (chair), and St. Mary’s Hospital, and as corporator of Hartford Hospital and the Hospital for Special Care. Dr. Cushman is on the graduate faculty at the Penn State College of Nursing and is an associate clinical professor at YSN. She was recipient of the 1976 YSN Veckerelli Prize and the 1986 YSN Distinguished Alumna Award.

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