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.
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.
The funds raised will go to support ANS student leaders attending the National Student Nurses Association Annual Convention in April.
Congratulations to Ashley Vaughan, who has had her poster presentation accepted for the 13th International Family Nursing Conference, in Pamplona, Spain this summer. It is titled ‘Cross-Country Comparison Of Family Management Of Down Syndrome’.
GREAT NEWS, Ashley!
Congratulations to doctoral student Nakia Best who learned this week that she is the recipient of scholarship funds from the American Nursing Informatics Association.
Well done, Nakia!
Kudos to Katherine Coury, who recently received a travel award from the UNC Office of Undergraduate Research to present her research at the International Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses Conference in Baltimore in March.
Hats off to Corrine Mellin, whose abstract “Improving Antiemetic Guideline Adherence for Inpatient Adults Receiving Highly Emetogenic Chemotherapy” was accepted for a poster presentation at the 42nd Oncology Nursing Society Annual Congress in Denver in May.
The second meeting of the SON’s new Minority Nursing Students Association was held this past Wednesday. Started by students Lilian Bravo, Leslie Morales and Charity Lackey, the student-led organization will address issues of concern to the minority population in the SON, and is advised by Professor Shielda Rodgers.
Keep an eye out for more information and future meeting dates here. In the meantime, many thanks to those leading and participating in this important initiative!