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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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UNCSON and Well Care Home Health Join to Create Unique Education-Practice Partnership

August 15, 2016 | In Development, Education, Interprofessional, Leadership, News, Practice, Students, Teaching

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing teams up with leading home health provider to establish the Well Care Home Health Leadership Scholars Program—a program funded through gifts to the UNC School of Nursing Foundation to prepare nurse leaders for the home health industry.

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Student Reflections on 2016 Optimizing Healthcare Quality Conference

July 13, 2016 | In Awards, Global Health, Students

By Leah Berolzheimer, UNC School of Nursing, BSN Class of 2017

An excerpt from my journal:

“…Sitting in a large hall amongst 800+ participants from 30+ nations, I am overwhelmed with a sense of pride and ownership for my future profession. In this female-dominated room, people have come from all around the world, dressed in a myriad of colors, fabrics, and styles, greeting one another with waves, bows, prayer gestures, and smiles, and speaking various languages. Despite our many differences, we are here for one reason: a commitment to others. A commitment to “optimizing healthcare quality.” A commitment, on a global level, to work much better together.”

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