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Santos’ Podium Presentation Named Abstract of Distinction at 2016 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research

September 22, 2016 | In News, Research

Sincere congratulations to Dr. Hudson Santos, whose podium presentation “The Network Dynamic of Maternal Depressive Symptoms” was selected as Abstract of Distinction at the 2016 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research held by the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science in Washington DC from September 14-17.

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In Memory and Hope, Bev Foster Endows “Dhillon’s Gift”

September 15, 2016 | In Development, Faculty, News

On December 6, 2002, Dhillon Jordan Shah was born a brown-haired, brown-eyed, pink-cheeked baby boy. He came home, but a few days later, was rushed back to the emergency room at UNC Hospitals where he was diagnosed with hypoplastic left heart syndrome.

Surrounded by his family’s love and hope, Dhillon’s imperfect—but mighty—heart underwent what would become the first of many surgeries. In the waiting room, Bev Foster sat vigil not as associate professor and director of the UNC-Chapel Hill undergraduate nursing program, but as Dhillon’s maternal grandmother.

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SON Celebrates 2nd Best Fundraising Year Ever in 2016

September 13, 2016 | In Development

More than $3,600,000 in private gifts and grants were raised to support the people and work of the School of Nursing in 2016.

These gifts have already had a tremendous impact on the lives of students and faculty at the School of Nursing, and will go on to affect patients and their families for years to come.

Our wonderful constituents give back to help secure the excellence that is the hallmark of Carolina Nursing for future generations of SON graduates and the patients they will serve.

Our sincere THANKS to all who support us for making the last year one for the books!

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Announcing the M. Vivian Baker Expendable Fund for Graduate Student Support

September 2, 2016 | In Alumni, Development, News, Research, Students

Before Nora Warshawsky earned her PhD from the UNCSON in 2011, she was a multi-tasking full-time graduate student who taught for four years in the classroom and clinic, served as graduate student representative to the University, pursued her own research, traveled to professional conferences and cultivated an off-campus network of like-minded colleagues.

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Advancing Quality of Life in Vulnerable Populations: The First Quality Care Summit

September 1, 2016 | In Development, Leadership, News, Patient Care

From the halls of research to the bedside, Carolina Nursing faculty embrace the nitty-gritty of real-world care and are fearless in their pursuit of new knowledge that will lead to best care practices. In June they joined longstanding partner in this pursuit, First Quality®, to inaugurate a Care Summit to address current challenges to patient care and how best to solve them.

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Berry Presents at Emory’s Rollins School of Public Health Forum

September 1, 2016 | In Faculty, News, Research

Earlier this month, Beerstecher-Blackwell Distinguished Term Scholar Dr. Diane Berry and Dr. Lidia G. Compeán Ortiz presented their research “Learning to Live with Diabetes: A Study in Low-Income Adults in Mexico” at  Global Partnerships to Advance Non-Communicable Disease Research within the Sustainable Development Goals Agenda—a forum hosted by Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health.

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