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Creighton Director of Student Health Services awarded by American College Health Association

Senior Director of Student Health Services at Creighton University, Debra C. Saure, M.S.N., A.P.R.N-N.P., will be honored as an American College Health Association (ACHA) Fellows at the Awards and Fellows Celebration Dinner at ACHAís 2014 Annual Meeting, May 29, in San Antonio.

In selecting Fellows, the ACHA acknowledges candidatesí professional accomplishments as well as leadership and service within ACHA and its affiliates. At Creighton, Saure transitioned Student Health to an electronic medical record, secured a campus health aide program, partnered with Student Counseling to create an eating disorder treatment team and created important academic collaborations with the School of Nursing as well as Emergency Medical Services and School of Pharmacy and Health Professions students.

Saure hosted a Central College Health Association (CCHA) Conference at Creighton and serves on the board of directors for ACHA and CCHA.

She was previously recognized by ACHA in 2010 when she was a recipient of the E. Dean Lovett Award for directing or significantly contributing to the development of a college health program in an exemplary manner.

The ACHA is a national nonprofit association that represents the interests of college health professionals and the campus communities they serve. Itís the nationís principal advocate and leadership organization for college and university health. ACHA was founded in 1920 and represents a diverse membership that provides and supports the delivery of health care and prevention and wellness services for the nationís 18 million college students.

Creighton University is a Jesuit, Catholic university bridging health, law, business and the arts and sciences for a more just world.