Dr. Robin Whittemore receives the Dorothy Sexton Mentorship Award

June 1, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Robin Whittemore who received the Dorothy Sexton Mentorship Award at the annual induction ceremony of the Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Honor Society of Nursing on Sunday May 20. STTI is the second largest nursing organization in the world with approximately 135,000 active members.

Dorothy Sexton, the namesake of the award, was the creator of the Yale School of Nursing’s Medical-Surgical Nursing Program and leader in the development of the school’s doctoral program, and was described as a “teacher’s teacher”, because of her mentoring skills.