Hubbell, Waters Present at NCNA DNP Symposium

Last week, Assistant Professor Sara Hubbell and DNP student Elizabeth Waters presented at the North Carolina Nurses Association’s DNP Symposium held in Greensboro. Dr. Hubbell presented on Spiritual Care for Inpatient Nurses, while Waters presented on Antibiotic Stewardship in the Pediatric ER. The conference was held by the NCNA’s DNP Council, which is chaired by Associate Professor Jean Davison.

Doctoral Student Jung Presents at ASCO Oncology Symposium

Ahrang Jung, doctoral student at UNCSON, presented her poster, Predictors of Quality of Life in Non-muscle-invasive bladder Cancer Survivors, at the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium in San Diego in October. Well done, Ahrang!

Categories: Research, Students

NINR Calls for Applications for Graduate Partnerships Program Fellowships

The National Institute of Nursing Research is seeking PhD doctoral nursing students interested in advancing their basic or clinical research careers by becoming an NINR Graduate Partnerships Program (GPP) Fellow starting Fall 2018. To be considered eligible, applicants must complete all doctoral coursework no later than August 2018. Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. ET December 1, 2017. Letters of recommendation are due by 11:59 p.m. ET on December 7, 2017. For more information, including additional eligibility criteria, visit or contact Dr. Pamela Tamez, NINR Division of Intramural Research Acting … Continued

Categories: Students

Schroer Initiated into Phi Beta Kappa

Hats off to BSN student, Amanda Hallbrooks Schroer, on her initiation into the Alpha of North Carolina Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa this semester! The ceremony will be held on November 6 at the Friday Center. Well done, Amanda!

Categories: Awards, Leadership, Students

Carey, DeSarro Receive Research Awards for Honors Projects

Congratulations to BSN student Allison DeSarro and KaRae’ Carey, both of whom have received Research Awards toward their honors thesis research projects. KaRae’ received the Tom and Elizabeth Long Research Award to support her project entitled “The Lived Experiences of Minority Students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing.” Allison received the Gillian T. Cell Senior Thesis Research Award to support her project entitled “Innovation in Practice: Training Doulas to Support Cesarean Births to Achieve Improved Outcomes.” Well done, you two!

Categories: Awards, Students

ANS Hosts Fall Blood Drive Nov. 3rd

The Association of Nursing Students (ANS) will be hosting our fall BLOOD DRIVE on November 3rd!! Our blood drive last spring was a huge success and we hope you will help make this one a great success too!!  To Donate: –> Type “UNC” to find the blood drive –> Sign up!!!  Have you ever donated blood and got tired of reading the education materials and answering health history questions? Well now you can speed up the process by using RapidPass! On the day you are scheduled to donate (November 3rd) you can go to fill out the questions (it … Continued

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UNC Healthcare Case Competition — Registration is Open

This year, the UNC Kenan-Flagler Healthcare Club will host UNC’s first cross-disciplinary healthcare case competition from Sunday, November 5th (Kickoff) through Saturday, November 11th (Final Presentation Day) at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School!  The Healthcare Case Competition will bring together graduate students across UNC’s leading graduate schools to examine a real-world healthcare business challenge. This is a great venue to showcase your leadership, interprofessional collaboration skills, critical thinking, creativity, and network with other future healthcare leaders—in addition to winning a prize. Students across the following schools are encouraged to form cross-disciplinary teams of up to … Continued

Categories: IPE, Students

SON Hosts 4th Annual White Coat Ceremony

The School of Nursing hosted its fourth annual White Coat Ceremony on Sunday, October 15 at Memorial Hall on Carolina’s campus, welcoming first year students in the School’s BSN programs to the nursing profession. The students were joined by faculty, staff and administrators of the School, along with family and friends for the ceremonial occasion, which is held at the beginning of each academic year to initiate new students in the BSN and the accelerated BSN programs to nursing and to emphasize humanistic, patient-centered care. Dean Nena Peragallo Montano presided … Continued

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Kimball Manuscript Published in Geriatric Nursing Journal

Congratulations to RWJ Future of Nursing Scholar Amber Kimball who had her article “Amplified hearing device use in acute care settings for patients with hearing loss: A feasibility study” published in Geriatric Nursing Journal. Way to go, Amber!

Categories: Research, Students

Opioid Student Research Group Interest Meeting

Please join us for the first interest meeting of the OPIOID STUDENT RESEARCH GROUP WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4TH 1PM-2PM in Rosenau 133 We want to: Build up the capacity of UNC opioid research Identify the support needed from students to do research Apply an equity lens to think critically about racism and other -isms in the context of opioid use Engage with individuals outside of the academic setting on opioid-related issues All disciplines are welcome! LUNCH PROVIDED courtesy of the UNC Injury Prevention Research Center Student Guest Speakers • Apostolos Alexandridis: … Continued