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Woodley Named UNC Health Care SON Faculty of the Year

February 22, 2017 | In Awards, Faculty

Hearty congratulations to Assistant Professor Lisa Woodley who has been selected by nursing colleagues at UNC Health Care as the UNC School of Nursing Faculty of the Year for “consistently exemplifying excellence in customer service, communication, safety, professionalism, innovation, stewardship, teamwork and support of the nursing profession.”

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Giscombe recognized at Stony Brook alumni award ceremony

February 1, 2017 | In Awards, Events

Hats off to Cheryl Giscombe, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC, who was honored at Stony Brook University’s annual 40 under Forty award ceremony on January 31 in New York City. The event honors 40 Stony Brook alumni who have used their degree to better their community, and Cheryl was recognized along with a cohort of scientists, health professionals, social activists, entrepreneurs, and more.

Congratulations, Cheryl!


Alderman, Durham Present Interprofessional Work at IMSH

February 1, 2017 | In Awards, Education, Events, Faculty, Interprofessional

This week, Assistant Professor Jennifer Alderman and Professor Carol Durham, EdD, RN, ANEF, FAAN attended the Society for Simulation in Healthcare‘s annual International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare in Orlando. They presented their work titled The Heart of the Matter: Improving Communication and Collaboration Through Interprofessional Education.

Sincere congratulations to Carol, who served on a thought-leaders in simulation panel. She also won a Presidential Citation from the President of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare for her work in advancing simulation in interprofessional education. Many thanks to these women for representing the School of Nursing!


Jenerette Receives 2017 SNRS Award for Research in Minority Health

January 13, 2017 | In Awards, Faculty, Leadership, News, Research

Congratulations to Associate Professor Coretta Jenerette, PhD, RN, who has been selected to receive the 2017 Southern Nursing Research Society Award for Research in Minority Health for her highly esteemed work with individuals living with sickle cell. The award will be presented at the SNRS Annual Conference Awards Luncheon on Friday, February 24, 2017.

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Walton receives OSHERC Funding

January 6, 2017 | In Awards, Research

Congratulations to AnnMarie Walton, School of Nursing and T32 postdoctoral fellow, who was recently awarded a Pilot Project Award from the North Carolina Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Center (OSHERC) for her project, “Nursing Assistants’ Safe Handling of Excreta Contaminated with Antineoplastic Drugs: A Feasibility Study.”  Co-Principal Investigators on this project are Shawn Kneipp, School of Nursing; and Laura Linnan, UNC Gilling’s School of Global Public Health.

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