A Brave New World

Dr. Jane Carrington Takes Seat as Dorothy M. Smith Endowed Chair.

By: Anna Hoffman

Pioneering nurse. Innovative researcher. Out-of-the-box educator. Dedicated mentor.

Carrington Cats at dinner The University of Arizona Carrington Cats gather for dinner the night before Carrington's final convocation ceremony before moving to Florida.

A Scientific Heart

"She encourages her mentees to approach the problem from a different perspective or viewpoint because this encourages creativity to answering the question. Dr. Carrington made research, writing papers and presenting fun.”
Benjamin J. Galatzan, PhD, RN
Recent University of Arizona doctoral graduate and a member of the Carrington Cats.

Reimagining the Electronic Health Record

Following in the Footsteps of Dorothy Smith

Dorothy Smith with nurse The College of Nursing's founding dean Dorothy Smith, for whom Carrington's position is named, believed in nurses serving as leaders in health care. She forged life-long relationships with her students, always encouraging them to pursue advanced opportunities.
Dorothy Smith at graduation Dorothy M. Smith