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Dr. Roa Receives Pillar Award

Posted on: February 16th, 2018 by Good Sam

Dr. Roa Receives Pillar Award

Congratulations to Dean of Nursing Academics Dr. Michelle Roa!

Winner of TriHealth’s Quality/Safety Pillar Award

Michelle was presented with the award at TriHealth’s Feb. 7thLeadership Development Institute.

She was nominated by President Hauschildt for:

Outstanding Pillar Performance

  • NCLEX (state nursing exam) first time pass rate increased from 67% in Jan 2016 to 89% in Jan 2018
  • Student retention has increased from 80% in Jan 2016 to 97% in Jan 2018
  • Graduate job placement increased from 79% in Jan 2016 to 86% in Jan 2018
  • Graduate job placement at TriHealth increased from 32% in Jan 2016 to 50% in Jan 2018

Leadership Practices to Achieve Results

  • Innovative, creative, and solutions-oriented
  • Kind, compassionate, empathetic and humble leader
  • Always smiling and encouraging Always Behaviors
  • Maintains effective relationships while supporting and inspiring change


The Good Samaritan College campus is located in Good Samaritan Hospital, part of the TriHealth medical system.


Our students practice their medical skills in our nationally-recognized Simulation and Skills Lab.


Study under faculty with doctorate degrees in their field.