Distinguished Alumni Michael L. Williams 2002
Michael L. Williams
Michael L. Williams, newly elected President of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN), has been named Distinguished Alumni of the Year for 2002 by the Alumni Association of Lansing Community College. The Alumni Association is part of the Lansing Community College Foundation. Williams, a 1984 graduate of LCC's nursing program, teaches nursing to senior level students at Eastern Michigan University and also continues to work as a nurse.
Williams graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Medical Technology. After graduation, he decided to become a nurse and entered Lack's nursing program. Upon completion, he worked in Lansing until 1990 when he moved to the University of Michigan Hospitals as a clinical nurse specialist for thoracic surgery. He began teaching at Eastern in 1998. Williams received his master's degree from Grand Valley University in 1989 and has completed all of the course work for a PhD in nursing from the University of Michigan. Married and the father of three daughters, Williams wife is also a nurse.
Williams joined the AACN in 1985 and has been active with the organization since that time. He has served on the board and also chaired the national convention. As President of the organization, he is traveling throughout the country speaking and working on issues related to nursing.
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