News and Events

Zegre-Hemsey Awarded Early Career Research Grant, Appointed to Key Subcommittee

September 30, 2015 | In Faculty, Research

Assistant Professor Jessica Zegre-Hemsey, PhD, RN, was recently awarded an Early Career Research grant to attend the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions in November. She will present an abstract on the Added Value of Electrocardiographic Signs and Symptoms to Improve Early Detection of Acute Coronary Syndrome in the Emergency Department.

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RSC Calls for SPARK Applications

September 29, 2015 | In Faculty, Research

The RSC Policy Board is seeking proposals from School of Nursing faculty. The purpose of these funds is to support research pilots that are of sufficient quality and rigor to support next steps proposals to be submitted for extramural funding (grant and/or contract).

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September a Month of Accomplishment for Black

September 28, 2015 | In Faculty, News, Research

September has been a banner month for Associate Professor Beth Black, PhD, RN.

On September 1, after five years of planning and hard work on the board of Transitions LifeCare (formerly Hospice of Wake County), the organization opened its doors to its first families with children who are terminally ill, and aims to accept pediatric patients for palliative care in time.

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SON Well-Represented in latest TarHeelNurse

September 25, 2015 | In Alumni, Faculty

You could barely turn a page without seeing Carolina represented in the latest edition of the NCNA’s Tar Heel Nurse.

A few highlights include:

  • Our colleague at UNC Health Care (and newly elected Vice President of the ANA), Dr. Ernest Grant on the cover
  • A president’s message from assistant professor Megan Williams
  • A photo of assistant professors Carrie Palmer and Jean Ann Davison for completing the NCNA Leadership Academy and presenting on the Benefits of Legislative Advocacy
  • An article by Dr. Davison entitled Hypertension self-management support in primary care: A DNP Quality Improvement Project and a charge for leadership and advocacy with the Million Hearts.

If you haven’t taken a moment to peruse, check it out! See how many more Tar Heels you can find.

Nance-Floyd and Zomorodi to Present at CNLA Regional Conference

September 25, 2015 | In Faculty

Betty Nance-Floyd and Meg Zomorodi have been selected to present at the Clinical Nurse Leader Association Regional Conference in Birmingham, Alabama in October. Building off work funded by AHEC and the Macy Foundation, Nance-Floyd and Zomorodi will present on the lessons learned when implementing clinical nurse leaders into interprofessional teams in a primary care setting.

Noreen Esposito inducted into Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners

August 7, 2015 | In Faculty, News

Associate Professor Noreen Esposito, EdD, PMHNP/WHNP/FNP-BC, was recently inducted as a Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP). For more than 25 years, Dr. Esposito has been a leader in advance practice nursing, having practiced as a women’s health nurse practitioner, family nurse practitioner, and a psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner.

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