College of Nursing

Honored Alumnus 2008

Dallas L. Earnshaw

Dallas L. Earnshaw

Dallas L. Earnshaw (Class of ’86) is the director of Utah State Hospital, Provo, Utah (384 beds). He is recognized as one of the first administrators to bring National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) sponsored education programs into the hospital setting. A Board Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist in Adult Psychiatry, he oversaw the development of one of the first Electronic Medical Records (EMR) in a state psychiatric hospital, recognized as one of the three best EMRs in the country. He also promoted the development and implementation of a Best Practice Model and a collaborative relationship with state academic institutions.

Earnshaw is the recipient of the 1999 Manager of the Year award from the Utah State Department of Human Services and is Vice-President of the Western Psychiatric State Hospital Association.

Mr. Earnshaw resides in Springville, UT with his wife, Kassidy, and their four children.

Past Honorees

 
  • 1995 Patricia Isaacs
  • 1994 Myrna Warnick
  • 1993 Rae Jeanne Memmott
  • 1992 Jennie Van Drimmelen
  • 1991 Chloe Tillery
  • 1990 Rayola Anderson
  • 1989 Lucie Ann Campbell Jarrett
  • 1988 Jewel Bartholomew
  • 1987 Rich Porter Dean
  • 1986 Sue Ann Christensen
  • 1985 Mary Ann Young
  • 1984 Susan Gardner
  • 1982 Mary Ellen Edmunds
  • 1980 Leslee A. Swendsen Boss
  • 1976 June Leifson