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.
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.
This Saturday, April 8, Jean Davison, RN, DNP, FNP-BC will be speaking at the GO! Global Orientation on Culture + Ethics panel. The panel will cover opportunities both abroad and local. Check out the agenda for a full lineup and to register. Spots are filling quickly!
Faculty, don’t forget to participate in the upcoming Faculty Elections that were emailed out today, April 7th! Keep an eye out for a subject line that reads “Faculty Elections Ballot 2017.” Our three candidates are Meg Zomorodi, Megan Williams, and Anna Beeber. Good luck to all, and happy voting!
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!
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.
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.
Nurses Day at the Legislature
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
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We are a sponsoring school, so our students can attend for $10. Please email email@example.com if you would like to attend this event.
The Association of Nursing Students presents
The 4th Annual Nightingale Ball
Friday, March 31st from 9:00pm-1:00am
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.”