Yale School of Nursing, Yale University's Graduate Nursing Programs

Lois Sadler Named Seton Elm-Ivy Award Winner

August 1, 2007

YSN Associate Professor and Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, ,Lois Sadler, was recently presented with a prestigious Seton Elm-Ivy Award at a ceremony presided over by Yale University President, Richard Levin, and New Haven Board of Aldermen President, Carl Goldfield.

Dr. Sadler was honored for her work since 1979 with teen parents in New Haven and for teaching parent education classes to student parents enrolled in the Polly T. McCabe Center, a transitional school for pregnant students in Grades 8 through 12 in city schools.

The citation, presented by President Levin and Alderman Goldfield, read in part, "Dr. Sadler's research and clinical scholarship has led to documented and published improvements in both quality of life and long term health outcomes for vulnerable teens and young families in New Haven and beyond."

The Seton Elm-Ivy Awards are presented annually to recognize outstanding individual effort to sustain and expand the partnership between the "town and gown."