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CLL: It’s All About you Baby: 8th Annual Excellence in Maternity Care

October 21, 2016 | Tags: ,

Friday, October 21, 2016
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
The William and Ida Friday Center

It’s All About you Baby: 8th Annual Excellence in Maternity Care
It’s that time again! Join us in October for the 8th Annual Maternity Care Conference. Experts in the field will focus on hot and current topics in maternity to enhance your practice and keep you up-to-date on current best practices and the latest developments in maternal/fetal health.


SeonAe Yeo, RNC, PhD, FAAN – UNC-CH, School of Nursing
William Goodnight, MD, MSCR – UNC-CH, School of Medicine
Elisabeth Johnson, PhD, FNP – UNC Horizons
Jenny Cox, MSN, CNM, IBCLC – UNC Hospitals
Catherine Sullivan, MPH, RD, LDN, IBCLC, RLC
Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute
Shannon Maaske, CNM, MSN – UNC Hosptials
Ami Goldstein, CNM, MSN, RN, FNP
UNC-CH, Dept. Family Medicine
Kathy Higgins, CNM, MSN – UNC-CH, Midwifery Division

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BSN Alumna Lindsey Lang Recognized for Giving Back

January 6, 2014 | In Alumni, SON Media Coverage, Students Tags: ,

During her last year at the SON, Lindsey Lang, BSN ’13, teamed up with the UNC-CH Association of Nursing (ANS) Students and ANS faculty advisor Megan Williams, MSN, RN, FNP, to organize a food drive for the Durham Center for Senior Living (DCSL). Their community service effort was recently highlighted in Johnson and Johnson’s Nursing Notes.

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Meet Micah McCanna, Nursing Student and Winter Sports Athlete

January 13, 2011 | In News, Students Tags: , , ,

Nursing : News : Micah McCanna
Senior ABSN student Micah McCanna
balances nursing school with serious
training for Olympic winter sports in
Lake Placid, N.Y.


Micah McCanna says he likes to stay busy, and he certainly does that. The senior accelerated BSN student has figured out how to balance training for bobsled and skeleton winter sports with class, clinical, studying, an honors project, spending time with his fiancé, and working at UNC Hospitals.

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Dean Swanson: linking teacher’s miscarriage to fight and fall may be premature

January 13, 2011 | In News, Students Tags: , , ,

A high school Spanish teacher in New York City miscarried last week after she fell to the ground while breaking up a fight between two students. interviewed the Dean of the UNC Chapel Hill School of Nursing, Kristen Swanson about the incident in the story Teacher Breaks Up Fight, and Miscarries (Swanson is in the text story, not the video).

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