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MAY 2014

Megan Williams
Capitol TonightInterview for Nurses’ Week

APRIL 2014

Rumay Alexander
The Daily Tar HeelAstronaut Bernard Harris Jr. spoke to middle school students on campus

Mark Toles
McKnight’s Long-Term Care News and Assisted Living22% of beneficiaries return to hospital

Megan Williams
The DispatchPresident of NC Nurses Association to visit DCCC

Megan Williams
The DispatchDCCC nursing students hear message on being leaders

FEBRUARY 2014

Mark Toles
WUNC- Hospitals Frequently, Quickly Readmit Medicare Recipients
The Houston Chronicle— Medicare beneficiaries return to emergency rooms after nursing home discharge

Megan Williams
UNC-TVInterview for North Carolina Now

JANUARY 2014

Beverly Foster
The Chronicle of Higher EducationProfessors in Class on Time? Check.

Cheryl Woods Giscombe
University GazetteCheryl Woods Giscombe feels deep commitment to public service

Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho (SON Alum)
Fayetteville ObserverFayetteville native, ‘nurse hero,’ finds her calling

Theresa Raphael-Grimm
News and ObserverNC state workers’ problems persist with State Health Plan

NOVEMBER 2013

Micah McCanna and Paul Couch (SON alumni)
American Journal of NursingAJN on the Cover

Debra Barksdale, Kristen Swanson, Megan Williams
The Daily Tar HeelSchool of Nursing starts new degree program

Debra Barksdale, Kristen Swanson, Megan Williams
Time Warner Cable NewsUNC School of Nursing offers new degree program

OCTOBER 2013

Carol Durham
University GazetteCollaborative class helps health-care students learn to lean on teams

SEPTEMBER 2013

Barbara Mark
Santa Fe Reporter— Enough Nurses? Union says Christus management plans are hurting patient care

AUGUST 2013

Leslie Sharpe
Triangle Business JournalNC is strict on nurses

Janna Dieckmann
News and ObserverPublic health tip for nursing mothers: Not while you’re driving

Debra Barksdale
WNCNNurse practitioners train to help fill primary care gap

Cheryl Jones
The Herald SunUNC School of Nursing division chair named national nurse fellow

JUNE 2013

Leslie Sharpe
The Herald SunUNC School of Nursing helps start new Snow Camp health center

Edward Halloran
The New York Times— Letter to the Editor: Keeping Up With Medical Knowledge

May 2013

Kristen M. Swanson
Chapelboro.com: Transition Begins in UNC Provost Position

Kristen M. Swanson
Chapelboro.com: James W. Dean, Jr. Selected as UNC Provost

MARCH 2013

Kristen M. Swanson

Chapelboro.com: UNC Provost Still to Step Down This Summer Amidst Admin Restructuring

Debra Barksdale, Elaine Harwood, Leslie Sharpe, Kristen M. Swanson 

News & Observer: More training, bigger roles for N.C. nurse practitioners

SON Students
The Scuppernong Reminder: UNC-CH students to visit Tyrrell County to serve

Beverly Foster, Amy Burdette
The Daily Tar Heel: Nursing school acceptances begin to increase

SON Students
The Scuppernong Reminder: UNC-CH students set to serve the Columbia community 

FEBRUARY 2013:

Debra Barksdale, Kristen M. Swanson
The Daily Tar Heel: UNC to offer new nursing doctorate program

Kristen M. Swanson
The Daily Tar Heel: Provost search committee reviews advertisement and qualifications

NOVEMBER 2012:

Sandra Hoffman
News & ObserverUNC leaders debate: Jobs, or knowledge?

Gwen Sherwood
Human Capital BlogReflective Practice: Narrative Pedagogy Can Transform the Educational Paradigm

Jill Hamilton
carolinaweek.org: Carolina Week, October 3rd, 2012 (Story appears around the 16:30 mark in the video)

OCTOBER 2012:

Nakia Best
gradschool.unc.eduDoctoral Student is One of Five to Receive National Scholarship Focused on Future Nurse Faculty

SEPTEMBER 2012:

Dr. Barbara Mark
reflectionsonnursingleadership.orgHigher nurse-to-patient ratios reveal mixed results on quality of care

Dr. Gwen Sherwood
nursing-school-degrees.com:QSEN: Training Nurses to be Innovation Leaders

Dr. Sheilda Rodgers
WRAL.com:UNC faculty beg Thorp to remain as chancellor

President Donna Shalala Presents Ethnic Minority Visiting Scholar Lecture
Dailytarheel.com
:U Miami president Donna Shalala: Go into health care
northcarolinahealthnews.orgNCHN Exclusive: Donna Shalala and the Future of Nursing

Dr. Cheryl Giscombé
heraldsun.com: Giscombé named 2012 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ‘Nurse Faculty Scholar’

AUGUST 2012:

Dr. Kristen M. Swanson
virginiamason.org:  Kristen Swanson, RN, PhD, FAAN, Named First Distinguished Nursing Scholar
advanceweb.com:  Seattle – Virginia Mason Launches New Caring Model 

The Hillman Scholars Program in Nursing Innovation 
theamericannurse.org
Program aims to create new generation of nurse scientists to improve health care

JULY 2012:

Dr. Jill Hamilton
reflectionsonnursingleadership.org
Religious songs help older African-Americans cope with stress
dailytarheel.comNew doctorate of nursing practice degree to be planned at UNC

JUNE 2012:

Dr. Jill Hamilton
Futurity.org
Religious songs may ease black seniors’ stress
wschronicle.comStudy: Older blacks use gospel to tackle stress

Dr. Rumay Alexander
nurseleader.com
G. Rumay Alexander, EdD, RN

APRIL 2012:

AARP.org: 9 Jobs that are Poised to Multiply, Where Older Workers Are Finding Jobs

University Gazette: Nursing undergraduate have accelerated path to Ph.D.

NEWS&OBSERVERDemand for nurses remains high, but competition for openings increases

Dailytarheel.com:Hillman grant will fund accelerated track in School of Nursing

MARCH 2012:

Beverly Foster, Clinical Associate & Professor & Director, Undergraduate Program
Kathy Moore, Clinical Assistant Professor & Director, Office of Admission and Student Services
Dailytarheel.com: School of Nursing accepts 24 percent of applicants after 2011 decision to reduce enrollment
Chapelhillnews.com: A race I won’t miss

FEBRUARY 2012:

Cathie Fogel, Professor
NEWS&OBSERVERParents in jail, kids at stake

Lisa Woodley, Clinical Assistant Professor
UNCNEWS:Carolina honors 24 with teaching awards

Debra Barksdale, Associate Professor
Chapelboro.com: VPA Winner-Debra Barksdale-February 22,2012

DECEMBER 2011:

Lt General Patricia Dallas Horoho
unc.edu: UNC Alum Makes History

Dr. Meg Zomorodi
newsobserver.com:  Meg Zomorodi is dedicated to improving end-of-life care

Donna Helen Crisp, Clinical Assistant Professor
NEWSOBSERVER.com: Heart Centered Medicine

OCTOBER 2011:

Debra J. Barksdale,  Associate Professor
AJNOfftheCharts.com: Nurses and Patient-Centered Research

Deborah Mayer,  Associate Professor
NBC17.com: UNC Nurse Scientist studies breast cancer services for younger women


Diane York, Clinical Assistant Professor
News & Observer: http://www.newsobserver.com/2011/10/16/1566648/meaning-at-the-end.html#storylink=misearch

SEPTEMBER 2011:

Beth Lamanna, Clinical Assistant Professor
PharmAlive.com: NC GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Thanks North Carolina’s Child Advocates
DailyTarHeel.com: UNC faculty set vision for athletic director, value integrity in Dick Baddour’s replacement
Anna Beeber, Assistant Professor
WRAL.com: UNC nurse captures Johnson research grant

AUGUST 2011:

DEBRA BARKSDALE, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
HERALDSUN.COM: UNC SCHOOL OF NURSING’S DEBRA BARKSDALE SELECTED FOR FELLOWSHIP

JULY 2011:

DEBORAH MAYER,  ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
MEDSCAPE.COM: CANCER PATIENTS IN THE ED…SIGN OF THE TIMES?

JUNE 2011:

DEAN KRISTEN SWANSON
WASHINGTON TIMES: WITH NURSE SHORTAGE LOOMING, AMERICA NEEDS SHOT IN THE ARM

MAY 2011:

UNC HEALTH CARE PRESS RELEASE: UNC STUDY EXAMINES NC CANCER PATIENT EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT VISITS
HEALTHCANAL.COMUNC STUDY EXAMINES NC CANCER PATIENT EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT VISITS

WWW.HERALDSUN.COM: CANCER PATIENTS’ ER VISITS STUDIED 

NEWSOBSERVER.COMMORE FOREIGN STUDENTS SEE U.S. AS JUST A PIT STOP (YIN LI, A THIRD-YEAR PH.D. STUDENT AT UNC-CH’S NURSING SCHOOL)

CAROLINA ALUMNI REVIEW: THE SEASON OF HARD CHOICES

CHARLOTTE OBSERVERUNC SYSTEM MAY CUT STUDENT SLOTS

NEWS & OBSERVER: WILL UNC TURN AWAY SOME?

APRIL 2011:

EDWARD HALLORAN, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

CIVIL WAR LAID GROUNDWORK FOR MODERN NURSING

MARCH 2011:

UNC PRESS RELEASE: MULTIPLE UNC GRADUATE PROGRAMS RANKED BY U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT

ALUMNI.UNC.EDU: FEW CHANGES IN UNC’S GRAD SCHOOL RANKINGS

WWW.HERALDSUN.COM: DUKE, UNC GRAD SCHOOLS RANK HIGH IN U.S.

FEBRUARY 2011:

UNC PRESS RELEASE: NATIONAL NURSING LEADER TO PRESENT RESEARCH ON MIGRANT CHILDREN

DAILYTARHEEL.COM (AND IN PRINT): MARY LOU DE LEON SIANTZ SPEAKS ABOUT HEALTH CARE FOR IMMIGRANTS

UNC PRESS RELEASE: BUDGET CUTS MEAN FEWER NURSING UNDERGRADUATES AT UNC

DAILYTARHEEL.COM: ALUMNI FRUSTRATED BY PROSPECT OF UNC-SYSTEM CUTS

DAILYTARHEEL.COM (AND IN PRINT):NURSING’S PAINFUL CUTS: AMID HIGH DEMAND FOR NURSES, THE SCHOOL OF NURSING SHOULD NOT HAVE HAD TO FACE ENROLLMENT CUTS.

DAILYTARHEEL.COM (AND IN PRINT): SCHOOL OF NURSING CUTS ENROLLMENT BY 25 PERCENT IN LIGHT OF BUDGET CUTS

DAILYTARHEEL.COM (AND IN PRINT): ENROLLMENT CUTS AVOIDED BY HEALTH AFFAIRS SCHOOLS

DAILYTARHEEL.COM (AND IN PRINT): NURSING PROGRAMS FACE CUTS DESPITE STATEWIDE NEED FOR NURSES

UNC GENERAL ALUMNI ASSOC. (ALUMN.UNC.EDU): BUDGET WOES FORCE NURSING TO CUT ENROLLMENT 25 PERCENT

WWW.DIANEPARFITT.COMNC REP. DIANE PARFITT OUTRAGED BY NURSING CUTS

NEWSOBSERVER.COM CAMPUS NOTES BLOG: UNC NURSING SCHOOL TO LOWER ENROLLMENT TO SAVE $$$

LISTEN: CAROLINA CONNECTION: FEBRUARY 19, 2011 (UNC STUDENT RADIO, AIRED ON WCHL)

WATCH: CAROLINA WEEK: FEBRUARY 23RD, 2011 (UNC STUDENT TV, AIRED LOCALLY ON TIME WARNER CABLE)

MEDCITYNEWS.COM: NURSING SCHOOL ENROLLMENT AT UNC SLASHED 25% TO MEET BUDGET CUTS

THE HERALD-SUN (DURHAM): UNC NURSING SCHOOL CUTS ADMISSIONS

1360WCHL.COM: NURSING SCHOOL CUTS ENROLLMENT BY 25 PERCENT

THE CARRBORO CITIZENNURSING SCHOOL TO REDUCE ENROLLMENT

WWW.BIZJOURNALS.COMUNC TO CUT NURSING ENROLLMENT 25%

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL OPED: THERE ARE FEW EASY CUTS

UNIVERSITY GAZETTE: CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION FEELS THE EFFECT OF BUDGET CUTS

ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON FOUNDATION: RWJF NEWS DIGEST: NURSING

CHARLOTTE BUSINESS JOURNALFUNDING CUT MEANS FEWER SLOTS FOR N.C. NURSING STUDENTS

JANUARY 2011:

SEONAE YEO,  ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER: PREGNANT WOMEN TRY TO BALANCE FITNESS, SAFETY

DECEMBER 2010:

DEAN KRISTEN SWANSON
YAHOO.COM’S “SHINE”: ON LISA LING’S NEW WEBSITE, WOMEN FIND WAYS TO COPE WITH TRAGEDY
ABC.COM: TEACHER BREAKS UP FIGHT, AND MISCARRIES
DEBORAH MAYER, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

ABC 11: ELIZABETH EDWARDS 1949-2010,  HTTP://ABCLOCAL.GO.COM/WTVD/VIDEO?ID=7830572

DEBRA BARKSDALE, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
UNC.EDU: FOR CAROLINA NURSE, BIG IDEAS BRING BIG RESULTS
THE HERALD-SUN (DURHAM):  FOR CAROLINA NURSE, BIG IDEAS BRING BIG RESULTS

NOVEMBER 2010:

DEAN KRISTEN SWANSON
TIME.COM: GEORGE W. BUSH, HIS MOM AND HER FETUS: NOT SO WEIRD AFTER ALL
CHMP HEALTHSTYLES RADIO BLOG: UNC SCHOOL OF NURSING’S DEAN SWANSON COMMENTS ON BUSH’S MISCARRIAGE ON TIME.COM

SEPTEMBER 2010:

DEBRA BARKSDALE, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
UNC PRESS RELEASE: UNC NURSING EXPERT APPOINTED TO NATIONAL HEALTH PANEL
CENTER TO CHAMPION NURSING IN AMERICA: PROFILES IN HEALTH CARE LEADERSHIP: DEBRA J. BARKSDALE
UNC GAZETTE: BARKSDALE TAPPED FOR BOARD OF NEW PATIENT-CENTERED OUTCOMES RESEARCH INSTITUTE 
WCHL: NURSING ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR APPOINTED

RUMAY ALEXANDER, DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF MULTICULTURAL AFFAIRS AND CLINICAL PROFESSOR
AONE VOICE OF NURSING LEADERSHIP, VOL.  8, NO. 5: CREATING A SHARED GOVERNANCE MODEL FOR DIVERSITY. (THIS PDF IS USED WITH PERMISSION)