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Service Learning Spring Break Trip: Hurricane Matthew Interprofessional Outreach

January 13, 2017 | In Education, Interprofessional, Service, Students

Nursing 609.001

UNC students who are interested in an interprofessional community health project can volunteer alongside those who were affected during Hurricane Matthew. Nursing 609.001 is a one credit-hour elective course through the APPLES Service-Learning program.

Students get the opportunity to spend their spring break, March 13-17, 2017, to travel to a Hurricane Matthew health outreach post. They will work with the community by connecting vulnerable populations to community health centers and social services.

For more info – contact Jean Davison, DNP, FNP – BC at

Our preparation meetings will be held at the School of Nursing:
Jan 23rd 2017 6:00pm to 8:00 pm at School of Nursing room 217
Feb. 6th, 2017 6:00pm to 8:00pm at School of Nursing room 217
Feb. 20th, 2017 6:00pm to 8:00pm at School of Nursing room 217

School of Nursing Well Represented at APHA Expo

November 3, 2016 | In Education, Events, Faculty

This year’s Annual Meeting and Expo for the American Public Health Association, which took place Oct. 29 through Nov. 2, featured many of our own students and faculty who had the opportunity to share their research in front of more than 12,000 health care peers from across the nation. The theme of this year’s conference was “Creating the Healthiest Nation: Ensuring the Right to Health.”

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Li Defends Dissertation

October 14, 2016 | In Education, Research, Students

Congratulations to Dr. Yin Li, who on Tuesday successfully defended her dissertation titled “Primary Care Nurses: Their Value in the U.S. Primary Care System.”

Yin confidently handled many difficult questions while demonstrating her depth of knowledge on her topic. One of her committee members described the timeliness of her dissertation is “impeccable,” given the ongoing changes in our health care system. Great job, Dr. Li!

8th Annual Dimensions of Diversity Conference

September 16, 2016 | In Education, Events

In October, The Nursing Diversity Council at UNCH is sponsoring The 8th Annual Dimensions of Diversity Conference: Body Image: Accepting the Best Work of Art – The Human Body Conference Date: October 7, 2016 (8:00 am – 4:30 pm) at The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education.

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