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Sigma Theta Tau

Sigma Theta Tau International Theta Kappa Chapter 

Each year, Sigma and the Theta Kappa chapter offer educational programs about cutting-edge topics in nursing. 

Details for events will be announced soon.

About Sigma Theta Tau

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing is dedicated to improving the health of people worldwide through increasing the scientific base of nursing practice. Its members are nursing scholars committed to the pursuit of excellence in clinical practice, education, research and leadership. The Society believes that broadening he base of nursing knowledge through knowledge development, dissemination and use offers great promise for promoting a healthier populace

To achieve this goal, Sigma Theta Tau International is committed to furthering the use of nursing research in health care delivery as well as in public policy. It sustains, supports and interprets nursing's development and provides vision for the future of the discipline and health care through its network of worldwide community of nurse scholars. It is a non-political organization that makes available its diverse resources to all people and institutions interested in the scientific knowledge base of the nursing profession.


  • President: Mary R. McDonough, PhD, RN, C-EFM,
  • Vice President: Valerie Seney, PhD, MA, LMHC, RN, PMH-BC,
  • Treasurer: Ouida Dowd, MS, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN,
  • Faculty Councilors: Lisa Dumont, Peeranuch LeSeure, Melissa Duprey, Michelle Glowny, Gerri-Lyn Boyden

More information

If you have questions regarding your role as a chapter officer, contact: Chapter Services at or 888.634.7575.

Research Assistance

Theta Kappa Research Committee

Research Grant Proposals

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