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SON Faculty Receive NC TraCS Funding

June 6, 2014 | In Faculty, News, Research Tags: , ,

Three SON faculty members have been awarded grants from the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS) Institute. Associate professor Shawn Kniepp received an NC TraCS Dissemination and Implementation grant. Assistant professor Mark Toles was awarded a position in the NC TraCS KL2 program and assistant professor Ashley Leak Bryant received a K12 Paul Calabresi Career Development Award in Clinical Oncology.

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Medicare Beneficiaries Return to Emergency Rooms After Nursing Home Discharge

February 18, 2014 | In Faculty, News, Research Tags:

Nursing homes are widely used by Medicare beneficiaries who require rehabilitation after hospital stays. But according to a recent study led by a researcher at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, a high percentage of Medicare patients who are discharged from nursing homes will return to the hospital or the emergency room within 30 days.

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