News and Events

Center for Lifelong Learning Completes Documentary Calling for SANE Training

December 1, 2016 | In Faculty, Outreach, Patient Care, Service

Congratulations to Associate Professor Sonda Oppewal, PhD, RN, APHN-BC and her colleagues in the Center for Lifelong Learning, who recently completed a documentary detailing the need for Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANEs) — registered nurses who have completed specialized education and clinical preparation in the medical forensic care of patients who have experienced sexual assault or abuse.

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Song Receives R21 Grant Funding from National Cancer Institute, NIH

November 28, 2016 | In Faculty, News, Research

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Lixin Song, PhD, RN, who recently received R21 grant funding from the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health for her study “Enhancing Survivorship care Planning for Patients with Localized Prostate Cancer Using a Couple-focused Web-based Tailored Symptom Self-management Program” that was proposed in response to NCI’s Program Announcement: Examination of Survivorship Care Planning Efficacy and Impact.

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HPDP receives $1.5 million to develop diabetes self-management education toolkit

November 22, 2016 | In Faculty, News, Research

The Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP), a CDC Prevention Research Center, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was awarded a $1.5 million contract to develop a national toolkit for public health and clinical providers to assure that people with diabetes have access to evidence-based education and support programs to help manage their condition.

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Fleming Elected Trustee for Cares Foundation

November 11, 2016 | In Faculty, Global Health, Leadership, News, Service

Kudos to Assistant Professor Louise Fleming, PhD, RN, who was recently elected to the Board of Trustees for the Cares Foundation, a national foundation that aims to lead in the effort to improve the lives of the Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia community and seeks to advance quality health care through support, advocacy, education and research.

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SON Well Represented at NCNA DNP Council Meeting

November 11, 2016 | In Faculty, Leadership, Outreach, Students

The NCNA DNP Council Annual Meeting and Continuing Education was a great success with DNP programs represented from across the state.  The theme for the 2016 CEU was “Evidenced-based Translational DNP Projects that  “Stuck” or will “Stick” – Making an Impact on Health Outcomes and Nursing Leadership.” Dr. Jean Davison chaired the planning committee for the event. The SON was well-represented with faculty presenters Dr. Jean Davison and Dr. Tom Bush.

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