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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.”

 


Berry Receives Funding for Diabetes Study

February 17, 2016 | In Global Health, Research

Congratulations to Diane Berry, who with researchers from Univerisidad Autonoma de Tamuilipas School of Nursing, Tampico, Tamuilipas, México, has received grant funding from Sigma Theta Tau International to conduct a pilot study into the management of type-2 diabetes through group visit intervention.

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