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School of Nursing Well Represented at APHA Expo

November 3, 2016 | In Education, Events, Faculty

This year’s Annual Meeting and Expo for the American Public Health Association, which took place Oct. 29 through Nov. 2, featured many of our own students and faculty who had the opportunity to share their research in front of more than 12,000 health care peers from across the nation. The theme of this year’s conference was “Creating the Healthiest Nation: Ensuring the Right to Health.”

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Save the Date: Health & Humanities Exchange Conference

October 28, 2016 | In Events, Faculty, Students

Announcing the Health & Humanities Exchange Conference
November 11-12, 2016
Hyde Hall, Institute for Arts & Humanities

The Health and Humanities Exchange (HHEX) is a SON-sponsored event that will spotlight health-related research and education initiatives at UNC-CH, Duke, Wake Forest, and other regional programs that draw upon the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. This event will introduce faculty and students to research going on at UNC and beyond, provide a space for generative conversation, and foster collaboration in future initiatives. An additional aim of this meeting is to consider ways to collaborate across CHCI members, with the North Carolina centers taking an active leadership role.

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2015-2016 Star Heels Award recipients announced

October 12, 2016 | In Awards, Faculty, Staff

Congratulations to the School of Nursing’s 2015-2016 Star Heel Award recipients: Darlene Baker, Scott Berrier, Grace Chen, Eileen Ferrarie, Mary Schuler, Sue Snyder and Solomon Valentine. We’d also like to recognize the two other School of Nursing nominees, Brandy Elsenrath and LaTressa Lane.

The award recognizes and rewards excellent employees within University divisions and their departments. The recipients received Visa gift cards and a framable certificate in an embossed presentation folder. Their names were also published in the online version of the University Gazette. Congratulations recipients, and many thanks to all our wonderful faculty and staff who work hard each day!