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Ford to Present at Joint Conference of ACHNE and APHN

March 31, 2016 | In Research, Students

Congratulations to Shannon Ford, who has had her poster “Knowledge and Care Management Practices of Nurse Practitioners Regarding Children and Adolescents with Potential or Existing Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) in North Carolina” accepted for presentation at the joint meeting of the Association of Community Health Nursing Educators and the Association of Public Health Nurses, to be held in June in Indianapolis.

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Britton Presents Poster at UNC Health Care Conference

March 31, 2016 | In Research, Students

Congratulations to Hillman Scholar, Laura Britton, who presented a poster “Evidence-Based Outreach Strategies to Promote Cancer Screenings and Early Detection in North Carolina” at the 2016 UNC Healthcare “Mine” the Gap: Measuring the Value in Quality and Research Conference held recently in Chapel Hill.

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SON Receives Prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Future of Nursing Scholars Grant to Prepare PhD Nurses

February 22, 2016 | In Development, Education, News, Research

Sizeable matching private donations from School alumna Carolyn London BSN ’56 and the Carl Swisher Foundation help bring grant to North Carolina.

The UNC School of Nursing is one of only 32 schools of nursing nationwide to receive a grant to increase the number of nurses holding PhDs. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Future of Nursing Scholars program will provide financial support, mentoring, and leadership development to nurses who commit to earn their PhDs in three years.

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Devane-Johnson to Present Poster at 37th Annual Minority Health Conference

February 19, 2016 | In Research, Students

Congratulations to Stephanie Devane-Johnson, who has had a poster accepted for UNC’s 37th Annual Minority Health Conference to be held at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education on February 26, 2016. Her poster is based on her doctoral dissertation and is titled: “Shifting the Gaze of African American Infant Feeding to a Cultural and Socio-Historical Lens.”