Texas Woman’s University alumna Donna L. Schloss, BSN, FNP-C, has been named the 2018 recipient of the TWU Chancellor’s Alumni Excellence Award. Schloss is being honored for her distinguished international nursing career and her support of disaster relief efforts in the U.S. and abroad.
During a 23-year career with the U.S. Department of State, Schloss served as a foreign service nurse practitioner in 16 countries on four continents. She provided primary health care in embassies and consulates, managed health units in diverse cultures, and developed and activated preventative medicine programs. She also assessed need following man-made and natural disasters. Schloss worked in consultation with both government and non-government organizations such as the United Nations, Doctors Without Borders, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Pasteur Institute.
Schloss received the Meritorious Honor Award from the State Department for her extensive experience in disaster relief, mass casualty care and evacuation, tropical and travel medicine and the development of health care. Read more.