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Sarah P. Farrell, PhD, RN, is associate professor and director of the undergraduate program m the University of Virginia School of Nursing, Char-lottesville, Virginia. Sarah mentors students participating in the distinguished major program. She attends Christ Church Episcopal in Richmond, Virginia.
Dawn B. Rigney, PhD, RN, is associate professor at the University of Virginia School of Nursing, Charlottesville, Virginia. She teaches community health and attends St. Thomas Catholic Church.
(This research was supported in part by a grant from the University of Virginia School of Nursing Center for Nursing Research. The complete research report is available from Dr. Farrell at firstname.lastname@example.org or Dr. Farrell, P. O. Box 800782, McLeod Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908.)