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Patel named Sheps pre-doctoral fellow

April 6, 2017 | In Education, Research

Congratulations to Esita Patel who has been named a pre-doctoral fellow with the UNC Sheps Center’s research training program. The Sheps fellowship aims to prepare researchers in the health services.  Esita is the first nurse who has been appointed to the program. Way to go, Esita!


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!


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!