Associate Professor and Biobehavioral Lab Director, Dr. Patricia Silveyra has been selected to serve as a member of The Board on Higher Education and Workforce (BHEW) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM). The BHEW is composed of national experts with subject matter and methodological expertise who develop recommendations through a consensus process that leads to a book-length report disseminated to key stakeholders and audiences. The BHEW provides the academic community, policymakers, and employers with insights and recommendations to enhance the education and career development of science, … Continued
Congratulations to Dr. Rumay Alexander for being elected to the Faculty Executive Committee, and to Dr. Meg Zomorodi for being elected to the Educational Policy Committee. Thanks to all SON faculty who expressed an interest in participating in Faculty Governance and to everyone that currently serves! Complete election results can be found here.
Carolina honors 11 individuals and one organization for outstanding public service Originally released by the Carolina Center for Public Service Chapel Hill, N.C. — On April 24, at the annual Public Service Awards event, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill honored 11 individuals and one organization for outstanding contributions to the campus and broader communities. This year’s event was held virtually due to the COVID-19 restrictions. The Carolina Center for Public Service presented the awards, which are the Ned Brooks, Office of the Provost Engaged Scholarship and Robert … Continued
Meg Zomorodi Phd, RN, ANEF, FAAN has been invited to serve as the Team Lead on the leadership team of Carolina Next: Innovations for Public Good, the University’s new 3-5 year strategic plan. She will specifically help oversee the implementation of Objective 6.2: Achieve impact for North Carolina by supporting faculty who conduct results-driven research on problems with critical implications for the state, which is under the “Serve to Benefit Society” initiative. This objective includes: • Launch the Provost’s Initiative on Rural Engagement and Partnerships • Advance the Interprofessional Education … Continued
Associate Professor and Biobehavioral Laboratory Director Dr. Patricia Silveyra was recently selected to attend the 2020 National Academy of Medicine (NAM) Emerging Leaders Forum*. This exclusive event aims to connect approximately 70 emerging leaders working across all fields of health and medicine and related fields with NAM members, enabling attendees to gain new perspectives on their own work. Invited emerging leaders are outstanding early- and mid-career professionals with exceptional professional promise, achievement, and leadership in fields related to health and medicine. The Forum will provide a platform for identifying novel … Continued
Shielda Rodgers, Phd, RN, has accepted a role on the leadership team of Carolina Next: Innovations for Public Good, the University’s new 3-5 year strategic plan. She will specifically help oversee the implementation of Objective 1.2: Enhance the educational benefits of diversity and inclusion through effective retention, recruitment and enrollment. This objective includes: • Sustaining the work of the Provost’s Working Group on the Educational Benefits of Diversity and disseminating the results of the assessments • Engaging the University community — students, faculty and staff, as well as alumni and supporters … Continued
In November (2019) four School of Nursing faculty members (Drs. Cortes, Davis, Wu, and Zegre-Hemsey) attended the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions in Philadelphia, PA. In addition to attending sessions, each shared their expertise with conference goers by presenting science, serving on expert panels, attending leadership events, and meeting with funding officers to discuss future research projects. Dr. Yamnia Ivelisse Cortes served on an Early Career panel for the Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing (CVSN) Council entitled: “Negotiating Your Career”, presenting on career development tips and resources for PhD students. Dr. … Continued
JoAn Stanek, DNP, RN, ANP-BC, has been accepted as a scholar for the Experienced Nurse Faculty Leadership Academy (ENFLA) 2020 cohort. The ENFLA is a highly selective 12-month mentored leadership academy focused on enhancing the leadership skills and career trajectory of those with six or more years of academic appointment. The Academy uses a triad approach in which the selected scholar is supported by a self-selected mentor and ENFLA faculty members. Each scholar designs, manages, and implements a team driven leadership project which meets the Leadership Academy’s project criteria. Congratulations, … Continued
Dr. Wilmoth has been appointed Vice Chair, Military & Veterans Health Law Advisory Board for the American Bar Association, Bar Year 2019-2020. Congratulations, Dr. Wilmoth!
Congratulations to Rebecca W. Carter, BSN ’78, MSN ’85, RN, FACHE, who has been named president of FirstHealth Montgomery Memorial Hospital, located in Southern Pines, NC. Carter, a native of North Carolina, received undergraduate and graduate degrees in nursing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing has served for 17 years as chief operating officer and chief nursing officer for Transylvania Regional Hospital, and for eight years served as director of clinical education, support and development at Memorial Mission Hospital in Asheville. “I am confident … Continued