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Seeking Candidates for Research Association Position

February 17, 2017 | In Research

The Care for Family Project is looking for someone with strong communication and organizational skills to coordinate a pilot feasibility randomized clinical trial of symptom management for patients with prostate cancer and their spousal caregivers. This project is sponsored by the National Cancer Institute. This individual would be assisting with participant recruitment, intervention implementation, and also assist with some day-to-day activities of the study (including tracking recruitment, retention, and intervention implementation). Flexible hours. Weekends and evenings are available. 10 hours per week. Two to three years of oncology nursing experience is preferred. If you are interested in this position, please send your CV and cover letter to Dr. Lixin Song (lsong@unc.edu) by 5pm 2/24.

 


Yeo, Asafu-Adjei Study Published in Obesity Reviews

February 17, 2017 | In Faculty, Research

Congratulations to Professor SeonAe Yeo and Assistant Professor Josephine Asafu-Adjei, co-authors on the study “What Characteristics of Nutrition and Physical Activity Interventions Are Key to Effectively Reducing Weight Gain in Obese and Overweight Pregnant Women? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis,” that will be published in an upcoming issue of Obesity Reviews.

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Seeking RA for RSC to Support Research Activities

February 10, 2017 | In Research

The Office of Research Support and Consultation (RSC) is seeking a research assistant to work on a variety of research project or activities. Current projects include 1) activities to develop a database of common measures for across faculty studies and 2) support for a scoping literature review such as searches, creating and organizing the analytic data base and support for qualitative and/or qualitative analysis of papers. Projects will vary as faculty request support from RSC for new projects. This position would be 10 hours per week.

For more information, please contact Ruth Anderson.


Salomon to Present Two Posters at STTI’s Nursing Research Congress

February 3, 2017 | In Research, Students

Two times the kudos to doctoral student Becky Salomon who has had two posters accepted for presentation at  Sigma Theta Tau International’s Nursing Research Congress this summer. The first is “Green Care as Psychosocial Intervention for Depressive Symptoms: What Might be the Active Ingredients?” which is co-authored by Alison Salomon and Linda Beeber.

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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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