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Linda Beeber Designated American Academy of Nursing Edge Runner

April 12, 2017 | In Awards, Faculty, Global Health, Patient Care, Research

Heartfelt congratulations from the entire Carolina Nursing community to Francis Hill Fox Professor, Dr. Linda Beeber, who was designated an American Academy of Nursing Edge Runner today for her model of care, Reducing Depressive Symptoms and Enhancing Parenting in Low-Income and Newly-Immigrated Mothers of Infants and Toddlers.

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SON’s Women’s Health Interest Group Hosts Reading: Lovie: the Story of Southern Midwife

April 12, 2017 | In Events, Faculty, Staff, Students

Join the SON’s Women’s Health Interest Group and UNC Birth Partners volunteer doula program for a reading by Lisa Yarger from her book Lovie: the story of a southern midwife and an unlikely friendship — a beautiful telling of a rural midwife’s life and the special long-term relationship that Lisa enjoyed with her.

April 19, 5:30-7:30 PM
Fox Auditorium

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Oppewal recipient of APPLES award

April 7, 2017 | In Awards, Events, Faculty

Huge congratulations to Sonda Oppewal, PhD, RN, APHN-BC, who was honored last Friday as a recipient of APPLES Teaching Excellence Award. The award recognizes the contributions of faculty members in integrating academic coursework with community service for undergraduate students.

Sonda created the course “Health Care in Global Context,” in which she leads a group of students to spend a week in Tyrell County, North Carolina examining residents’ health. Congratulations, Sonda!


Durham testimony at bioMérieux opening

April 7, 2017 | In Events, Faculty

Carol Durham, EdD, RN, ANEF, FAAN, provided a patient testimonial as a sepsis survivor at last week’s bioMérieux ribbon cutting of the newest state-of-the-art production line in Durham, NC. bioMérieux develops and produces in vitro diagnostic solutions and is the world leader in clinical microbiology, contributing to the quality for patient care and the safety of consumers.

Congratulations, Carol! She is pictured third from left.


HOPE Award Nominations Accepted

March 24, 2017 | In Awards, Faculty, Staff

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 HOPE Award. The HOPE (Helping Other People Excel) Award, established in 2005, recognizes a SON faculty or staff member for their assistance in creating a welcoming, inclusive and hospitable environment where all members of the School of Nursing community can flourish and realize their dreams.

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Zomorodi Attends Harvard IPE Conference

March 16, 2017 | In Faculty, Interprofessional, Leadership

Associate Professor and Macy Scholar, Dr. Meg Zomorodi, attended a Harvard Macy Institute continuing education conference, A Systems Approach to Assessment in Health Professions Education. There, she led journal and project group discussions and gave the talk “Using a Systems Approach to Build Interprofessional Collaborations.”

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