Sister Rosemary Flanigan Receives Two Honors

Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet | Sister Rosemary Flanigan Receives Two Awards

Sister Rosemary Flanigan, CSJ, renowned philosophy professor and health care ethicist, recently received two honors in her hometown of Kansas City, MO.

She was awarded the Mother Evelyn O'Neill award from her alma mater, St. Teresa's Academy for excellence in education.

She was also honored in Ingram's Kansas City Business Journal as a 2011 "Hero in Health Care." It is awarded to those who have demonstrated the kind of commitment, competence and compassion that define the best of what our health-care system has to offer. Click here for the link to Ingram's Heroes in Healthcare 2011 and scroll down to read about Sister Rosemary.

Sister Rosemary's long-standing presence in the Kansas City area has made an impact in both the areas of education and health care. She taught from the elementary to university levels, including at CSJ sponsored St. Teresa's Academy and Avila University. Notably, she taught philosophy for 17 years  at Rockhurst University. She also served on the board of St. Joseph Hospital (now Carondelet Health) and also served as a board member and consultant for the Center for Practical Bioethics. Today, she volunteers as an archivist at the St. Teresa's Academy library.

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