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Soltis-Jarrett Takes on State Mental Health with New Grants, Projects

January 19, 2017 | In Faculty, Leadership, News, Outreach, Research, Service

The School of Nursing is excited to announce four grants and projects that, under the direction of Ross Distinguished Professor Victoria Soltis-Jarrett, contribute to the psychiatric and mental health needs of North Carolina. Professor Soltis-Jarrett said the projects are in honor of Carol and Coleman Ross—who established the distinguished professorship Soltis-Jarrett was awarded—for their continued support of mental health nursing in North Carolina.  

The projects aim to increase access to psychiatric services, engage the community with the School of Nursing’s strategies, and improve health literacy in the state in order to de-stigmatize mental health issues.

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Jenerette Receives 2017 SNRS Award for Research in Minority Health

January 13, 2017 | In Awards, Faculty, Leadership, News, Research

Congratulations to Associate Professor Coretta Jenerette, PhD, RN, who has been selected to receive the 2017 Southern Nursing Research Society Award for Research in Minority Health for her highly esteemed work with individuals living with sickle cell. The award will be presented at the SNRS Annual Conference Awards Luncheon on Friday, February 24, 2017.

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Fleming Elected Trustee for Cares Foundation

November 11, 2016 | In Faculty, Global Health, Leadership, News, Service

Kudos to Assistant Professor Louise Fleming, PhD, RN, who was recently elected to the Board of Trustees for the Cares Foundation, a national foundation that aims to lead in the effort to improve the lives of the Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia community and seeks to advance quality health care through support, advocacy, education and research.

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SON Well Represented at NCNA DNP Council Meeting

November 11, 2016 | In Faculty, Leadership, Outreach, Students

The NCNA DNP Council Annual Meeting and Continuing Education was a great success with DNP programs represented from across the state.  The theme for the 2016 CEU was “Evidenced-based Translational DNP Projects that  “Stuck” or will “Stick” – Making an Impact on Health Outcomes and Nursing Leadership.” Dr. Jean Davison chaired the planning committee for the event. The SON was well-represented with faculty presenters Dr. Jean Davison and Dr. Tom Bush.

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