Misericordia University nursing professor Brenda Hage receives national recognition

December 23rd, 2015 10:50 am


DALLAS — Brenda Hage, Ph.D., D.N.P., C.R.N.P., professor of nursing and director of Doctor of Nursing Practice programs at Misericordia University, has been selected as a Daily Point of Light Award honoree by the Points of Light Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community and Service.

A Harveys Lake resident, Hage is recognized for her volunteer efforts at The Hope Center in Luzerne, where she helped many of the 4,500 patients served at the clinic last year in her role as the associate medical director and family nurse practitioner.

In addition to her responsibilities at Misericordia, Hage is vice chair for the Pennsylvania Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment Task Force and was appointed by the governor and confirmed by the state Senate as a member of the Pennsylvania Council on Aging. She is also a 2015-16 fellow in the Duke-Johnson & Johnson Nurse Leadership Program.

As an honoree, Hage received a certificate from Points of Light signed by President George H.W. Bush and was featured in a profile story posted on the Points of Light website at http://www.pointsoflight.org/programs/recognition/dpol/awards/5632.