Cheryl Herberg is a school nurse from Union County and has practiced there for the last 17 years. She is one of the 2018 recipients of the Marilyn Asay Scholarships.
I graduated from Russell Sage College, Troy NY in 1983 with a BS in Nursing, and I am a Nationally Certified School Nurse. I am currently enrolled at Queens University in their Masters of Nursing Education program and will Finish December 2018. I am a past President of SNANC, the Southwest Region and currently the State Treasurer.
Her nursing career began Troy NY working in acute Med/Surg, Women’s Health and Public Health. I have worked in Arizona and Massachusetts where I spent many years as a Visiting Nurse, Medical Surgical Nurse and Hospital Case Manager. I was instrumental in the development of an online elder care referral service that predated the internet, was a quality assurance specialist and worked as a consultant for a software company creating clinical pathways.
She writes; “ I was so pleased to receive the Marilyn Assay Scholarship. Marilyn Assay was a true leader in school nursing, and with the scholarship, I am able to finish my Master’s Degree in Nursing Education, and hopefully continue the work Marilyn Assay started. “