NOC Nursing Daisy Award Finalist Marie Head

Ponca City Now - April 29, 2024 6:03 am

One of the four NOC Nursing Daisy Award finalist is NOC Nursing Instructor Marie Head.

Northern Oklahoma College Nursing faculty members will be honored with The DAISY Award® for Extraordinary Nursing Faculty at the NOC 2024 Nurses’ Pinning Ceremony Friday, May 3 at the Kinzer Performing Arts Center in NOC Tonkawa at 7 p.m.
One of the four finalist is NOC Nursing Instructor Marie Head
Head completed her initial nursing degree at NOC in 2007 and continued her education earning a BSN at Kaplan University in 2014, her MSN at Purdue University in 2017 and her DNP at Oklahoma City University in 2020.
She joined the nursing faculty in 2016 and teaches primarily in the skills and simulation practice lab settings. She has been married for 19 years and has four children and nine grandchildren, seven of whom are boys and two are girls all ranging in age from 1-22 years old.
The award is part of The DAISY Foundation’s mission to express gratitude to nurses with programs that recognize them for the extraordinary, compassionate and skillful care they provide patients and families.
DAISY Award recognitions honor the super-human work nurses do for patients and families every day wherever they practice, in whatever role they serve, and throughout their careers – from Nursing Student through Lifetime Achievement in Nursing.
The other finalists will be announced in the coming week.

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