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Eric Hodges named Biobehavioral Laboratory director

April 1, 2015 | In Faculty, News

Associate professor Eric Hodges, PhD, FNP-BC, has been appointed the new director of the UNC School of Nursing Biobehavioral Lab (BBL). His program of research centers on early parent-child feeding interactions, and much of his work has involved observational studies conducted in the BBL.

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UNC-TV cancer special featuring Deborah Mayer airs April 1

March 30, 2015 | In Faculty, News, SON Media Coverage

Deborah Mayer, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN, was part of a panel of cancer experts and survivors featured on the UNC-TV special Cancer: Focus of Life. The hour-long show will air at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 1.

“Cancer has exceeded heart disease as the leading cause of death in the state,” said Dr. Mayer, professor at the School of Nursing and director of cancer survivorship at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. “The UNC-TV show on cancer provided an opportunity to share important knowledge, research progress, and stories of hope and survival with the people of North Carolina.”

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Rumay Alexander honored with University Diversity Award

March 24, 2015 | In Faculty, News

On March 23, Dr. Rumay Alexander, clinical professor and director of multicultural affairs in the School of Nursing, received the faculty award at the seventh annual Diversity Awards, sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs at UNC Chapel Hill. The Diversity Awards recognize significant contributions to the enhancement, support, and furtherance of diversity on the Carolina campus and in the community.

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Alumni Awards Reception honors exceptional alumni

March 3, 2015 | In Alumni, Faculty

Each year, the School of Nursing Alumni Board of Directors recognizes alumni and honorary alumni who make outstanding contributions to nursing, the community, the School, and health care. This year’s winners were recognized at the Alumni Awards and Recognition Reception held at the Paul J. Rizzo Conference Center in Chapel Hill on February 27.

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