Lt. Gen. Horoho to Speak at Nursing and Allied Health Innovation Forum


posted September 12, 2017

The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown Nursing and Allied Health Celebration and Innovation Forum, featuring keynote speaker Lt. Gen. (RET) Patricia D. Horoho, commander of the U.S. Army’s Medical Command and 43rd Army Surgeon General, is Monday, September 25, 2017, at the John P. Murtha Center for Public Policy and National Competitiveness.

Lt Gen HorohoThe program starts at 4:45 p.m. Please RSVP at

Lt. Gen. Horoho was the first nurse and the first female in the Department of Defense’s 239-year history to hold these posts.

She received her Master of Science degree as a clinical trauma nurse specialist from the University of Pittsburgh in 1992. Pitt has recognized her as a legacy laureate, a Distinguished Alumna and Fellow, and awarded her the Doctor of Public Service in Nursing and the distinguished School of Nursing Alumna award. 

The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown is marking its 90th anniversary well as the 50th year of the campus in its Richland Township location. Pitt-Johnstown was founded in 1927 and is the first and largest regional campus of the University of Pittsburgh. Pitt-Johnstown is recognized by the Princeton Review as a “Best in the Northeast” college, by G.I. Jobs as a “Military Friendly School,” and by Pennsylvania Business Central as a "Top 100 Organization.” The distinctive combination of Pitt-Johnstown’s people, programs, and place results in exceptional performance in preparing students for career and professional success. Pitt-Johnstown is the regional leader, educating for success in the Real World.