Join the SON’s Women’s Health Interest Group and UNC Birth Partners volunteer doula program for a reading by Lisa Yarger from her book Lovie: the story of a southern midwife and an unlikely friendship — a beautiful telling of a rural midwife’s life and the special long-term relationship that Lisa enjoyed with her.
April 19, 5:30-7:30 PM Read More…
Congratulations to T32 Postdoc AnnMarie Walton, PhD, MPH, RN, OCN, CHES who, with her colleague Catheriine LaPrevost of NC State University received a $5,000 award from the NC Agromedicine Institute to conduct a pilot evaluation of the handwashing educational toolkit the pair developed as a result of Walton’s dissertation findings.
Kudos to Hillman Scholar and doctoral student, Laura Britton, whose article “Unintended Pregnancy: A Systematic Review of Contraception Use and Counseling in Women With Cancer” was recently published in the Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing.
The Pauline W. Brown Diversity Scholarship Award is open to any undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at the UNC Chapel Hill School of Nursing. Students are asked to submit work that analyzes its subject using the lens of race/ethnicity, class, gender, sexuality and culture, or that focuses on the contributions of women and men of all colors to society, history, culture or thought. All winners will receive a plaque and a monetary award.
For details and to apply, please click here: PW Brown Diversity Scholarship Award Application. Deadline: April 7.
Nurses Day at the Legislature
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
For more information, click here.
Hats off to Carolyn Lekavich who has been busy with presentations lately, including:
Accepted for oral presentation: Southern Nurses Research Society (SNRS), Feb, 2017, Dallas, TX. Early Markers of Impending Heart Failure Preserved Ejection Fraction: Unique Features of Phenotype and Race.
Congratulations to the recipients of the Alpha Alpha Sigma Theta Tau International 2017 research awards and their mentors!
Hats off to DNP student, Letha Joseph, who was recently selected to receive the Asian American Pacific Islander Nurses Association scholarship for 2017. The award is to be presented at the Spring Annual AAPINA Conference to be held in Honolulu, Hawaii, March 24-26.
Well done, Katherine Coury, whose poster at the International Society of Pychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioners conference in Baltimore last week received a 2nd place award.