Jan 27, 2023

TAC Rising Star Selected for Health Equity Award

The Tennessee Action Coalition congratulates 2022 Rising Star Andrea Poynter, PhD, MSN, RN-CNE, on being selected as a co-recipient of an award from the Health Equity Innovations Fund!

Dr. Poynter received the award in conjunction with Michael Whittaker and Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church. Their work will focus on creating a healthcare mentorship Program to recruit and retain a diverse group of students interested in and pursuing a health science career and preparing high school students to take on health care careers.

Click here for more information about The 2022 Health Equity Innovation Fund Awards.

The TAC Rising Star Program will open nominations later this spring. Check back here for more information on how to nominate a young nurse leader for our collaborative learning program!