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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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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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Walton receives OSHERC Funding

January 6, 2017 | In Awards, Research

Congratulations to AnnMarie Walton, School of Nursing and T32 postdoctoral fellow, who was recently awarded a Pilot Project Award from the North Carolina Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Center (OSHERC) for her project, “Nursing Assistants’ Safe Handling of Excreta Contaminated with Antineoplastic Drugs: A Feasibility Study.”  Co-Principal Investigators on this project are Shawn Kneipp, School of Nursing; and Laura Linnan, UNC Gilling’s School of Global Public Health.

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