Members of the School of Nursing’s class of 1955 have worked for several years to write a book that would document their journey as the first graduates of the School and the full class of freshman women to enter the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. They have now accomplished their goal with the publication of Ahead of Our Time: Chapel Hill’s First Nightingales.
On July 1, Ruth Anderson, PhD, RN, FAAN joined the UNC Chapel Hill School of Nursing as the Beerstecher-Blackwell Term Professor and Associate Dean for Research.
Assistant professor Cheryl Woods Giscombé, PhD, MSN, RN, PMHNP, has been named one of five 2015 Macy Faculty Scholars by the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation. This award includes salary support over two years, which Dr. Giscombé will use to develop an innovative educational institute that provides clinical experiences that strengthen the ability of pre-professional students to provide care to people who face mental health disparities.