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Crystal Hunt Awarded NHSC Scholarship

November 30, 2016 | In Awards, Students

Hats off to MSN-FNP student Crystal Hunt, who was awarded the National Health Service Corps Scholarship! The scholarship supports individuals who wish to serve in medically underserved communities upon graduation. It covers tuition, fees, and other educational costs while the recipient works with patients who have limited access to health care. Congratulations, Crystal, for receiving this prestigious award!


SON Global Health Scholar Marzuola Studies Effects of Fistula on Women in Mali

November 17, 2016 | In Global Health, Service, Students

ABSN student, Ingrid Marzuola, traveled to Mali this summer as a UNCSON Global Health Scholar to continue her studies on the effects of fistula, a devastating and serious injury resulting from prolonged obstructed labor, and to assist with IntraHealth International’s End Shame: Restore Dignity campaign to prevent and treat the condition.

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SON Well Represented at NCNA DNP Council Meeting

November 11, 2016 | In Faculty, Leadership, Outreach, Students

The NCNA DNP Council Annual Meeting and Continuing Education was a great success with DNP programs represented from across the state.  The theme for the 2016 CEU was “Evidenced-based Translational DNP Projects that  “Stuck” or will “Stick” – Making an Impact on Health Outcomes and Nursing Leadership.” Dr. Jean Davison chaired the planning committee for the event. The SON was well-represented with faculty presenters Dr. Jean Davison and Dr. Tom Bush.

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Jo Successfully Defends Dissertation

November 4, 2016 | In Global Health, Research, Students

Congratulations to Minjeong Jo, who successfully defended her dissertation on October 28.  The title of her dissertation is “Perceived Quality of Communication with ICU Physicians and Nurses and its Relationship to Symptoms of Anxiety, Depression and Stress Among Family Members of Chronically Ill Patients in Korea.”

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