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MORGANTOWN -

West Virginia University School of Nursing Associate Professor Joy Buck has been appointed to the American Nurses Association's Care Coordination Quality Measures Advisory Committee.

Buck will join other national nursing leaders in guiding the development of a framework for measuring nurses' contributions to patient care coordination, with an ultimate goal of facilitating delivery of the right health care services in the right order, at the right time and in the right setting.

In addition to her position with the WVU School of Nursing, Buck serves as an adjunct professor at the WVU School of Medicine Eastern Division in Martinsburg. She is principal investigator for Bridges to Healthy Transitions, a research program housed in the WVU School of Nursing's eastern division.