Ruth Mulnard, former associate director of the UC Irvine Institute for Brain Aging & Dementia, has been named a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. Fellows are nursing leaders in education, management, practice and research, and they are invited on the basis of leadership and accomplishment. Mulnard, an associate professor in UCI’s nursing science program, has been active in the National Institute of Aging, the Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study Clinical Trials Consortium, and UCI’s Institutional Review Board.