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Mayer Named to Blue Ribbon Panel for Vice President Biden’s Cancer Moonshot

April 4, 2016 | In Faculty, Leadership, News Tags:

Mayer, an advanced practice oncology nurse and cancer survivor, joins the national panel to help guide more than $1 billion in federal funding for breakthrough cancer research.

Deborah K. Mayer, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN, has been named to the panel of national experts guiding the “Cancer Moonshot” unveiled during President Barack Obama’s 2016 State of the Union Address.

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Artist-in-Residence This Week

March 28, 2016 | In Education, Events, Faculty, Global Health, Outreach, Practice, Staff, Students

Through a grant from the Performing Arts Special Activities Fund and the generosity of our Alpha Alpha Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, actor Megan Cole served as the inaugural artist-in-residence at the School of Nursing the week of March 28th for a series of special performances and seminars aimed at improving health care through the humanities and performing arts. 

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Freund Creates Fund to Support Nurse Practitioner Program History

March 22, 2016 | In Development, Education, Faculty

When the SON’s Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Program launched in 1970, it was not only the first NP program in the state, but was also among the first FNP programs in the country. Dean Emerita Cynthia Freund, who was heavily involved in the early days of the program, recently created a new fund to support work to preserve and document this important milestone in SON history.

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Nance-Floyd Successfully Defends Dissertation

March 11, 2016 | In Faculty

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Betty Nance-Floyd, PhD, RN, CNE, CNL, who successfully defended her dissertation, A Qualitative Study to Understand the Perception of Illness and the Decision Making Process for Accessing and Utilizing Health Care for American Indians in Southeastern NC, on Thursday, March 3.

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Build a Salad for SON Community!

March 11, 2016 | In Events, Faculty, Staff

Let’s put our forks where our mouths are when it comes to mindfulness and community-building.

Everyone’s invited to gather on Thursday, March 31 in room 208 at Noon for a salad bar luncheon potluck. We’re each asked to bring on item to add to the bar. To sign up and see what others are bringing, click here.

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