CHICAGO (December 28, 2018): The Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) membership elected Barbara J. Lutz to serve as president-elect of ARN for the 2018-19 year. Lutz took office at ARN’s recent REACH 2018 Educational Conference and Expo, held October 17 – 20, in West Palm Beach, FL. She has been an active member of ARN for 20 years, having served on the Health Policy Committee, Board of Directors and various committees including chair of the Research Fund Committee and editorial board for the Rehabilitation Nursing Journal.

Lutz currently serves as the McNeill Distinguished Professor at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington School of Nursing, in Wilmington, NC.



Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN)

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